4 things to know: Flags at half-staff, interfaith prayer, Mount Vernon protest, For The People Act
Here are some of the events happening today in the Hudson Valley that you should be aware of:
- Flags are being flown at half-staff today in honor of Westchester residents who died from COVID-19, according to County Executive George Latimer.
- An interfaith prayer service will also be held at 11 a.m. followed by a county-wide moment of silence at noon.
- Also at noon today, essential workers in Mount Vernon will occupy the steps of city hall calling for fair treatment and better pay.
- In politics, Rep. Mondaire Jones (D-17) will deliver remarks at 1 p.m. today on Capitol Hill. He'll join Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi and House Democrats at a press event on Capitol Hill, promoting the For The People Act. The bill is aimed at increasing voting and election security.