Monroe County Legislature

Monroe County Democratic legislators eye ousting leader

A movement is afoot among Democrats in the Monroe County Legislature to oust the head of their caucus, Minority Leader Vince Felder, after less than...
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Fri, 08/07/2020 - 9:11am
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Rochester airport could be named for Frederick Douglass

The Greater Rochester International Airport could soon become the Frederick Douglass - Greater Rochester International Airport under bipartisan...
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Thu, 07/30/2020 - 2:20pm
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Bello vetoes bill to boost Board of Elections staffing

Monroe County Executive Adam Bello on Wednesday announced that he has vetoed bipartisan legislation that would have added six staff positions to the...
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Wed, 06/03/2020 - 10:38am
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Divisions deepen in Democratic elections commissioner fight

A state judge will hear arguments Friday in a lawsuit intended to stop Democrats in the Monroe County Legislature from appointing a new county elections...
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Thu, 05/28/2020 - 2:17pm
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Monroe County to consider "hazard pay" for some county employees

Monroe County lawmakers will consider legislation that would provide “hazard pay” to county employees who are at greater risk of exposure or working...
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Wed, 04/29/2020 - 5:24am
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Monroe County legislators repeal police 'annoyance' law

The Monroe County Legislature on Tuesday repealed a controversial law that criminalized intentionally annoying or harassing a first responder, making...
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Wed, 04/15/2020 - 6:33am
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Monroe County Legislator John Lightfoot resigns

Monroe County Legislator John Lightfoot, a Democrat, has submitted his resignation, effective Sunday. Lightfoot, who represents the 25th District, which...
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Fri, 03/20/2020 - 2:26pm
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Democratic lawmakers form women's caucus on Monroe County Legislature

Four Democratic women who have begun serving two-year terms on the Monroe County Legislature have formed a Democratic Women’s Caucus. A statement from...
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Fri, 01/03/2020 - 5:05am
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Monroe County GOP legislators pick leaders

Republicans in the Monroe County Legislature are supporting Legislator Joe Carbone for another term as the chamber's president -- but they're also...
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Mon, 12/30/2019 - 11:25am
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It’s official: Dems take Pittsford, hold GOP to single-seat majority in Monroe County Legislature

A count of ballots that had been outstanding since the Nov. 5 election revealed that Democratic candidate Mike Yudelson prevailed in a close race for a...
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Thu, 11/21/2019 - 9:15am
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