Government News

U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand Discusses her Recent Visit to Israel

U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand recently returned from a Congressional Delegation to Israel where she met with the leadership of the new Israeli government.  The Senator joined JCRC-NY Executive VP and CEO Gideon Taylor to share her insights into the status of the U.S.-Israel relationship and the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.  The conversation is available now on JCRC’s Facebook and YouTube pages.

Gov. Hochul Announces Winner of New York Israel Smart Energy Innovation Challenge

Governor Kathy Hochul has announced the winner of the New York-Israel Smart Energy Innovation Challenge, a competitive award with a value of $1 million that enables New York State to partner with an Israeli company to develop an innovative energy technology that helps New York advance its clean energy agenda.

Enhanced Services to Help Afghan Evacuees Acclimate to Life in NY

Governor Kathy Hochul has announced that $2 million in additional state funding will be provided to help Afghan evacuees acclimate to life in New York, bringing the total state commitment to $5 million.

Delegation of UN Ambassadors from Around the World Visit Israel

On December 14, 2021,  at the invitation of Israel’s Ambassador to the United Nations, Gilad Erdan and the American Zionist Movement, a delegation of 12 Ambassadors to the UN and their spouses arrived in Israel. 

Latimer Signs 2022 Westchester County Budget

Westchester County Executive George Latimer has signed the 2022 Westchester County Budget officially cutting the County Property tax levy by $7 million dollars. This is the third County property tax cut in a row for Latimer, and the largest cut in over a decade.