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County board chair turns down company SUV

Turning down county-funded SUV and gas reimbursement first of cost cutting measures for Board of Legislators operations, chairman says.

County to spend $274M on infrastructure projects

Westchester County's 2014 capital budget, announced Friday, is $86 million more than the 2013 budget.

Kaplowitz names picks for county board committees

The county Board of Legislators chairman announces the leaders of the board's 11 standing committees.

Kaplowitz elected county board chairman

Michael Kaplowitz, a Somers Democrat, received bipartisan support in a 15-2 vote.

County board GOP picks Testa as new leader

John Testa, a former Peekskill mayor, will be the GOP caucus' minority leader.

Astorino sworn in for second term

Robert P. Astorino begins his second term as Westchester County executive as rumors of a gubernatorial run swirl.

Playland plan gets a boost

Lawsuit dismissed, vote expected.

Ethics waiver opens door for legislator’s new job

Outgoing county Legislator William Ryan will take a job with the company that runs Westchester Medical Center, a move that required an ethics waiver from the Board of Legislators.

Jenkins has harsh words for Kaplowitz

The county Board of Legislators' outgoing chairman Ken Jenkins criticized his likely successor, Michael Kaplowitz, for breaking with the Democratic caucus and forming a coalition.

County delays deal with airport service provider

Local property taxes hang in balance of altered settlement.

Bipartisan coalition to take control of county board

Democrat Mike Kaplowitz and Republican Jim Maisano will be named chairman and vice chairman, respectively.

Coalition likely to shift power on county board

A coalition of Republicans and Democrats will hold a press conference Thursday to announce its leadership plans.

County board overrides 1 of 8 budget vetoes

Override restores $574,000 in non-contractual raises for non-union prosecutors in the D.A.'s office.

Lawmakers approve $1.7B budget, keep taxes flat

Budget adds $900,000 to child care program frozen since 2010.

Legislation gives some relief to property service workers

Westchester’s “Displaced Workers Act” will require a 60-day window of employment for service workers when a building switches hands.