Sun, Nov 2, 2014
Long Island’s 2014 General Election results for November 4, 2014.
Sat, Nov 22, 2014
Election by character assassination? Or robust public vetting of candidates? Growing old, as the saying goes, isn’t for sissies—and neither is running for office these days on Long Island or elsewhere in the United States and being mercilessly attacked. Years ago it was known as mudslinging. In recent times, terms also used have been negative […]
Thu, Nov 20, 2014
The recent crash of Virgin Galactic’s SpaceShipTwo and explosion on launch three days earlier of an Antares rocket further underline the dangers of inserting nuclear material in the always perilous space flight equationas the U.S. and Russia still plan. “SpaceShipTwo has experienced an in-flight anomaly,” Virgin Galactic tweeted after the spacecraft, on which $500 […]
One environmental group is sending congratulations to Gov. Andrew Cuomo on his re-election victory, but is also calling for action on a fracking pledge Cuomo made during the campaign.
Frank Scaturro is a former Counsel for the Constitution on the Senate Judiciary Committee and Republican and Conservative candidate for the House of Representatives in New York’s 4th Congressional District. He wrote this Op/Ed for the Washington Examiner.
A plan to convert a coal-fired power plant on the shores of Lake Cayuga to a natural gas-burning facility is under fire from residents of nearby towns who say it is unnecessary – and will hit utility customers’ bills hard.
Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano and Acting Police Commissioner Thomas C. Krumpter are urging citizens to be vigilant when receiving telephone solicitations or emails from persons identifying themselves as employees of the Internal Revenue Service.
Tue, Nov 11, 2014
The call “to ‘buy local’ promotes public health at the expense of protecting the well-being of the farmworkers who grow and harvest the much-coveted produce on regional farms.”
Lee Zeldin was elected tonight to the United States Congress, representing the First Congressional District of New York. Following tonight’s victory, Congressman-elect Zeldin released the following statement: “Tonight Long Island voters sent a clear message to Washington that the status quo is totally unacceptable to us, and that we want a better path forward for […]
All I can say is thank you, thank you, thank you for your extraordinary friendship and generosity.
A law co-sponsored by Suffolk County Legislature Presiding Officer DuWayne Gregory and 18th District Suffolk County Legislator William Spencer that bans the sale of powdered caffeine to minors was signed into law today by Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone. This bill is the first ban on sale of powdered caffeine to minors adopted by any municipality in the country.
American Action Network (@AAN) Chairman and former Senator Norm Coleman (MN) issued the following statement in response to tonight’s election results in New York’s 1st Congressional District. AAN spent nearly $1.5 million in independent expenditures in the NY-01 general election on cable TV and online advertising, direct mail, and GOTV efforts.
The American people have put their trust in the Republican Party, sending a GOP majority to the U.S. Senate. I want to congratulate all our candidates tonight,” said RNC Chairman Reince Priebus. “Our party’s principles and message resonated with voters across the country. This was a rejection of President Obama’s failed polices and Harry Reid’s dysfunctional Senate.
Sun, Nov 2, 2014
Long Island is known for, among other things, its beautiful beaches, for being the site of the first “mass-produced” suburb in the U.S—Levittown, for the resort areas of Fire Island and the East End notably the Hamptons, for farmland that allows Suffolk County to remain the top farming county in New York State in value of yearly produce. But Long Island isn’t sufficiently recognized for its major role in the American Revolution.
Wed, Oct 29, 2014
The following is a press release from the Suffolk County Democratic Party. On Aug. 1, Adam Rosenblatt, President of Rose Group Security Services Inc., took the stand as the lead witness for Dean Murray’s failed lawsuit to disqualify Assemblyman Ed Hennessey from the race for the 3rd Assembly District. (1) While Dean Murray has repeatedly […]
Wed, Oct 29, 2014
Democratic State Senate candidate Adam Haber has released a new television ad criticizing his opponent in the 7th District, State Sen. Jack Martins (R-Mineola), for voting to approve Nassau’s speed camera program.