Monroe County leaders call for federal, independent investigations into ‘mishandled’ ARPA funds for non-profit organizations
News 8 is working to learn more about an investigation into mismanagement of federal dollars that were supposed to reimburse several nonprofit organizations for the programs and services they provide in Rochester. Monroe County leaders say Community Resource Collaborative told them about the problem, and the County immediately began an audit.
A local radio show host and adjunct business professor at Roberts Wesleyan University has announced that he’s running for Monroe County Clerk. Peter Vazquez is the host of the radio show The Next Steps Show on WYSL.
The top Republicans on the state Legislature’s health committees are making the most of their minority posts. Rochester lawmaker Josh Jensen, the top Republican on the Assembly Health Committee, has been proactive on a number of policy issues. Jensen has said the state needs to explore a potential interstate nursing licensure compact to boost nurses in New York, including joining a bipartisan push calling on Gov. Kathy Hochul to extend coronavirus-era executive orders on interstate licensing. Jensen has also been supportive of increasing early intervention services for children. (Jan 16, 2024)
Assemblyman Josh Jensen (Assembly District 134) joins Bob Lonsberry to discuss Kathy Hochul's State of the State speech and her legislative priorities for 2024 beginning at 17:30. (Jan 10, 2024)
Assemblyman Josh Jensen (Assembly District 134) shares his remarks on Kathy Hochul's State of the State address. (Jan 9, 2024)
Assemblyman Josh Jensen discusses energy policy, the economy, criminal justice reform, and more on the Joe Robach Show (Nov 30, 2023)
Assemblyman Josh Jensen (Assembly District 134) joins Bob Lonsberry to discuss the quarantine camps case beginning at 17:50. (Nov 29, 2023)
Evan Dawson interviews Austin DeLorme and Alina Gritsak-Molinari of the Monroe County Teen Republicans to discuss how they see the state of politics. (Nov 21, 2023)
There's new opposition to congressional redistricting maps.Former NYS congressman and 2022 New York gubernatorial candidate Lee Zeldin was joined by other local officials for a series of press conferences raising awareness about the upcoming NYS Court of Appeals decision. (Nov 10, 2023)
Reilly was elected during the committee’s annual convention Saturday, which party officials said had the largest turnout since 1990, with 370 members there. His campaign emphasized restructuring the committee so it doesn’t have top-down leadership but instead takes its cues from the party’s grassroots. (Sep 25, 2023)