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Karl Grossman: Make Plum Island a site for alternative energy

Karl Grossman: Make Plum Island a site for alternative energy

Monday, July 28, 2014

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A sensible plan would be to make Plum Island a site for alternative energy. Bill Smith of Shelter Island, long head of Fish Unlimited, is leading an initiative to do this.

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NY Times Drops Bombshell on NYS Governor Andrew Cuomo

Wed, Jul 23, 2014

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In response to the New York Times’ front page report about the political pressuring of the Moreland Commission — that Kathleen Rice co-chaired, GOP pounced.

LI Votes 2014: Nassau Suffolk Primary Results

Tue, Jun 24, 2014

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Local voters took to the polls this Tuesday, June 24, 2014 to vote in several primaries. LIPolitics.com has kept its eye on four exciting congressional primary races taking place — one in Suffolk, two in Nassau, and a fourth spanning both counties. Here are the results.

Examiner: Republicans’ lawsuit would negate Constitution’s ’3-Co-equal Branches’

Wed, Jul 30, 2014

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Never in US history has the House of Representatives sued a sitting president. But Boehner’s Republicans are voting to do just that. Some are saying that the lawsuit is a “fig leaf” to the rabid Tea Partyers who…

Long Island Immigrants Tell President Obama: Live Up to Your Promises

Wed, Jul 30, 2014

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Long Island Organizations Rally in Westbury to Memorialize Separated Families and Call for Action

Groups Demand DOJ Probe “Systematic Failure” of Suffolk County Police Department

Wed, Jul 30, 2014

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The Suffolk County Police Department has declined comment on the case and told the New York Times that at least one of the cases is still open. At least a half-dozen immigrants’ advocacy groups and their supporters plan to gather at 2 p.m. today at the Federal Courthouse in Central Islip to demand action.

Green Party seeks 3rd State Senate District candidate

Wed, Jul 30, 2014

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Green Party seeks 3rd State Senate District candidate to support women and fight corruption Democratic Party insiders have petitioned to open a write-in primary for the Green Party line in the New York Third (3rd) State Senate race. Green Party members interested in running as a candidate in the primary can contact 631-925-6104 or info@gpsuffolk.org. […]

FREE EVENT: IRAN AND THE IMMINENT THREAT OF ELECTRO-MAGNETIC PULSE WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 6TH IN NASSAU

Tue, Jul 29, 2014

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The event is hosted by the Center for Poicy Research in American Education and is sponsored by Ann Salpeter Schockett, Irene Alter, Ronnie Gavarian, Rosemary Manuele Serra, Jewish Political Education Foundation, National Conference on Jewish Affairs and Peter Matuza Public Relations. There will be an open discussion after the presentations with audience participation.

Tipped Workers Urge Cuomo Administration to End Sub-Minimum Wage

Tue, Jul 29, 2014

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A “wage order” eliminating NY’s tipped sub-minimum wage would promote fair pay for working families and raise wages for 229,000 tipped workers across the state.

NY CD-2: Patricia Maher: Peter King Donated To A Republican Who Voted Against Hurricane Sandy Relief

Tue, Jul 29, 2014

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When House Republicans in Washington voted against the Hurricane Sandy relief bill, Peter King said, “Anyone from New York or New Jersey who contributes one penny to congressional Republicans is out of their minds…” He also said that he “wouldn’t forget” those Republicans who were against the bill. However, it turns out that King didn’t […]

Nassau Democratic Primary Opponents Unite Against Tea Party and Bruce Blakeman

Mon, Jul 28, 2014

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In New York’s 4th congressional district, Kathleen Rice was endorsed this morning by Kevan Abrahams, her former Democratic congressional primary opponent in the race to succeed outgoing Rep. Carolyn McCarthy. Rice and Abrahams made the announcement at a monthly breakfast for local clergy in Uniondale. “I’m pleased to join Kathleen today and offer her my […]

Antonnacci Calls On DiNapoli To Stop Check To Moreland Commission Executive Director Regina Calcaterra

Mon, Jul 28, 2014

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New York State Comptroller Candidate Bob Antonacci today called on Albany incumbent Tom DiNapoli to refuse to endorse the state-issued checks Moreland Commission Executive Director Long Islander Regina Calcaterra is still receiving more than four months after the scandal-scarred panel closed up shop.

NY CD-2: Patricia Maher: Where is Peter King’s Leadership on Asbestos Dumping at Roberto Clemente Park?

Wed, Jul 23, 2014

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Over the weekend, Peter King made the time to appear on MSNBC to criticize President Obama for not showing more leadership in the wake of the tragic shootdown of MH Flight 17 over Ukraine, and suggested more sanctions on Russia along with the European Union.. But King is also ignoring something in his own backyard.

Suffolk County County Steve Bellone Urges Voters to Support Reform, Consolidation on November Ballot

Wed, Jul 23, 2014

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Legislator Lindsay and Legislator Anker, co-sponsors of the bill, cited the fact that Suffolk County is the only County out of 62 in New York State with an independently elected Treasurer and Comptroller.

Zeldin’s Critical of Feds for Delays in Fire Island to Montauk Point (FIMP) Plan

Tue, Jul 22, 2014

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FIMP is a taxpayer-funded project planned to create long-term solutions for hurricane and storm damage in order to protect homes and businesses within an 83-mile floodplain of ocean and bay shorelines from Fire Island Inlet to Montauk Point.

Long Island Congressman Steve Israel Campaign Headquarters Grand Opening This Saturday!

Tue, Jul 22, 2014

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Congressman Steve Israel (NY-3) kicks off his campaign and celebrates the grand opening of his new headquarters THIS SATURDAY, July 26 from 10am – 11:30am. View Larger Map The office is located at 617 Jericho Turnpike, Syosset – in the Syosset Plaza Shopping Center. Breakfast will be provided. For more information, check out the invite […]

Bruce Blakeman Advances to ‘Contender’

Tue, Jul 22, 2014

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New York Congressional Candidate Takes Second Step In NRCC’s ‘Young Guns’ Program

Long Islanders Growing Wary of Cell Phone Towers

Tue, Jul 22, 2014

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Property owners around the state are casting wary glances at neighborhood cell towers, antennas and other installations that emit electromagnetic frequencies, or EMF.


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