Legislative Report for Dec. 18, 2014

Legislative Report for August 14, 2014

Activities:  Attended the county committee and legislative meetings.  Also attended a social justice rally organized by WESPAC in White Plains. Worked on public relations content regarding the county budget. Fielded calls and emails regarding various national, state, county, and school issues.  Also managed website and social media content.

Bills: Voted to support a resolution for the acquisition of parcels of land for passive and active park purposes and the preservation of open space and farmland in Dutchess County.

Letter:  Signed on to a letter requesting the county look into a ban on toxic toys in Dutchess County.  The issue raised is the result of Albany County Legislators, with the help of the New York League of Conservation Voters Education Fund and Clean and Healthy New York, “to vote to ban items for children under 12 that contain seven possible cancer-causing chemicals.”