Ellen Jaffee defeated Tom Gulla 5,869 to 3,224 according to unofficial results reported on loHud. Also winning places on the November ballot are Karl Brabenec (Republican) and Aron Wieder on the Democratic line in the 98th District. The complete results are on LoHud site here.
“After community outrage followed the halving of an East Ramapo school trustee’s term due to a technical error, state Assemblywoman Ellen Jaffee said she plans to propose a legislative fix to return Sabrina Charles-Pierre’s seat to full term.
Charles-Pierre ran unopposed for a two-year seat that expires in June 2018, but the school board votedin late July to invalidate the term because it discovered she was not sworn in within 30 days of the May board election results being certified. Charles-Pierre was then appointed to a seat that runs out in May 2017. [Read more…]
“A bill seeking stricter oversight of private schools was introduced to the state Assembly Monday by Assemblywoman Ellen Jaffee, D-Suffern.
The measure aims to ensure that private schools provide an education that is “substantially equivalent” to that of public schools in the same region, as required by law. [Read more…]
“Three state lawmakers from Rockland called Friday for Town Supervisor Christopher St. Lawrence to resign, a day after his arrest by the FBI on federal fraud charges in connection with the financing of the town’s baseball stadium.
State Sen. David Carlucci, Assemblywoman Ellen Jaffee, and Assemblyman Kenneth Zebrowski, in a joint statement, said the charges were disturbing and, if proven true, constitute an egregious breach of his oath of office and responsibilities of his position.
To continue to work in his current capacity only creates further distractions and is a grave disservice to the residents whose faith in their government must be restored, they added.”
Complete Journal coverage here.
Yesterday at the Crowne Plaza in Suffern, Assemblymember Ellen Jaffee announced the opening of her Campaign 2016 for New York State Assembly seat from the 97th District. Attending the announcement were supporters including Ken Zebrowski, Harriet Cornell, Nancy Low-Hogan, Nita Lowey, Aney Paul and many others from her home district. Ellen first assumed office on January 1, 2007. To view her record, volunteer or contribute to the campaign, visit www.ellenjaffee.com.