Wednesday, March 26, 2014
Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone announced today the first step in a comprehensive, multi-phased infrastructure plan to begin to address Suffolk County’s nitrogen pollution crisis. The ‘Reclaim our Water’ initiative would be the greatest investment in clean water infrastructure in generations.
Sat, Apr 19, 2014
In a recent press release, Chapin Fay, Campaign Manager for Senator Lee M. Zeldin, a conservative, Republican candidate for Congress in New York’s First Congressional District, released the following statement after George Demos filed his most recent fundraising report without the name of one new donor on Long Island for the entire fundraising quarter.
The vote and the signing of the law reflects a sharp difference between the major parties on Long Island. In neighboring Nassau, action on a similar bill has been blocked in recent weeks by its legislature’s GOP majority.
In case you missed my live tele-town hall on Tuesday, April 8, you can listen to the recording here. We had many questions covering a wide range of issues, ranging from Obamacare to jobs on Long Island and many more. Take a moment to listen and learn more about my positions on issues that may be of importance to you.
Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano and Acting Police Commissioner Tom Krumpter today announced intensified police patrols around temples, synagogues, churches and other houses of worship during the upcoming Passover and Easter holidays.
Long Island’s other Congressional representatives, Tim Bishop, Steve Israel, and Carolyn McCarthy, have already signed the discharge petition.
Yesterday, 50 years after President Lyndon Baines Johnson signed the Civil Rights Act into law, President Obama spoke at the LBJ Presidential Library to honor the work and legacy of our nation’s 36th president.
Suffolk County Legislator Tom Cilmi, along with Legislators Kennedy, Trotta, McCaffrey and Muratore, have called for equal representation on the County’s RFP Waiver Committee. The Committee is tasked with the responsibility of acting on requests from the County Executive to waive the normal Request for Proposals process that governs the procurement of consultant services in excess of $25,000.
Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano announced today that Children’s Protective Services (CPS), a division of the Nassau County Department of Social Services (DSS), in partnership with Girl Scout Troop 3289, will decorate the steps of the Theodore Roosevelt Executive and Legislative Building in Mineola on April 10th at 4:30 p.m. with pinwheels in recognition of Child Abuse Prevention Month. Pinwheels have become a national symbol intended to raise public awareness of child abuse and neglect.
In response to a congressional request, we conducted this review to determine whether the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) followed applicable laws, regulations, policies, procedures and guidance when it exposed human subjects to diesel exhaust emissions or concentrated airborne particles. In particular, we reviewed five studies that the EPA conducted during 2010 and 2011 to […]
Thu, Apr 10, 2014
The video is of Long Island Republican, NYS Assemblyman Al Graf discussing the issue with Democratic Assemblyman Herman D. Farrell Jr. In the video, Assemblyman Graf states, “This was the governor’s backdoor Obamacare?”
After weeks of capacity crowds and the input of over 350 community members, a coalition of Hempstead students, teachers, and community organizations released an 11-point platform of policy proposals for the troubled school district, which is among the lowest-performing districts on Long Island, with a 38% graduation rate in recent years
Wed, Apr 9, 2014
In light of the never ending controversial public and private land use issues, I still find this article still relative today. Perhaps you’ll find it interesting.
Suffolk County will be demolishing a recently acquired structure in the Mastic Beach flood zone and wetlands. The demolition is the start of a wetlands restoration project in conjunction with The Nature Conservancy. The plan includes the demolition of a dilapidated house on the property and the removal of its utilities and sanitary system.
According to public tax records, Hennessey failed to pay $1,013.81 in taxes in 2012 for property he has an ownership interest on his law office located at 483 William Floyd Parkway in Shirley, NY. In 2013, Assemblyman Hennessey again failed to pay $10,620.99 in taxes on this property, and for 2014 has an outstanding balance of $3,616.91 that was due on January 10, 2014.
The one, two, three punch of the foreclosure crisis, Hurricane Sandy and the worst winter in recent memory has hit New York hard and – on Long Island especially – left advocates for the homeless staggering.