INSIDE GOVERNMENT with your Westchester County Legislators, is a news and public affairs radio talk show where, each week, the format of the show will feature County legislators, journalists, government and elected officials, community leaders, stakeholders and representatives from nonprofit and civic organizations, give listeners an ‘insiders view’ of county government and feature interviews and commentary on a wide range of subjects that impact the lives of Westchester residents. INSIDE GOVERNMENT airs each Tuesday from 2:00pm to 3:00pm EST and streams live on the WVOX website at www.wvox.com. Listeners have the opportunity to call in with questions at 914-636-0110 or by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
Legislator Marty Rogowsky to Discuss Police & Emeregency Services Department Consolidation02/03/2012 Duration: 57min
Rogowsky, chair of the Board’s Committee on Public Safety and Security, will discuss the proposed departmental consolidation of the county’s public safety and emergency services into a single agency, which has the potential to offer considerable financial and operational benefits for taxpayers. Rogowsky will be joined by Commissioner Anthony Sutton and Deputy Commissioner John Cullen of the County’s Department of Emergency Services and Commissioner George Longworth of the County’s Department of Public Safety.
Cyber Bullying and the Westchester Smut List31/03/2011 Duration: 41min
Westchester County Board Chairman Ken Jenkins (D-Yonkers) will talk about the Legislature’s draft cyber bullying bill on the Board’s weekly radio show, “Inside Government with your Westchester County Legislators”. Chairman Jenkins will be joined by David Juhren, Executive Director of The Loft, a not-for-profit, community-based organization serving the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgendered community; James Stewart, Director of Center Lane, Westchester's only community center for gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, and questioning (LGBTQ) adolescents; Karen Cheeks-Lomax, Executive Director of My Sister’s Place, and Frank Valbrio, co-host of Zedalza New York, a weekly online video show that broke the Westchester Smut List story.
Westchester’s Women and Leadership: Rhetoric or Reality with Legislator MaryJane Shimsky31/03/2011 Duration: 42min
In honor of Women’s History Month, Shimsky will host a roundtable of leaders to discuss how to create effective networks for women leaders, how society is enabling women to be a visible force in economic, social, and political arenas and how to encourage the next generation of women leaders, through role modeling and mentoring, to reach career opportunities unexplored. Shimsky will be joined by Catherine Lederer-Plaskett, President & Chair of the Board of WCLA – Choice Matters, a community organization dedicated to supporting and defending female reproductive rights and Karen Cheeks-Lomax, Executive Director of My Sister’s Place, a community-based organization that provides support for victims of family violence.
Countywide Property Assessment in Westchester?! Really?!?16/03/2011 Duration: 39min
March 7, 2011 -- Westchester County Board Chairman Ken Jenkins, Yonkers City Council President & Chair of the Westchester Municipal Officials Association Chuck Lesnick and Ossining Town Assessor and member of the Collaborative Assessment Commission Josette Polzella discuss the current system of property-tax assessments in Westchester and recommendations made by the Collaborative Assessment Commission, saying that every parcel in the county should be reassessed every four years, making property taxes fairer and reducing the number of lawsuits filed to argue tax assessments.