Sunday, March 9, 2014
NYS Senator Lee Zeldin, a Conservative, GOP candidate for NY's 1st congressional district, spoke on the main stage at CPAC 2014 this week. Zeldin received great applause when he said, "If you want to keep your doctor, you may have to change your congressman." However, he received the greatest Personal courage is about stopping Common Core...."
Recently, LIPolitics.com editor, Jim Dobkowski, chatted with Facebook friend Gigi Bowman. Ms. Bowman has tossed her hat in the ring for New York State Senator. She will be challenging GOP Senator Carl Marcellino.
Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani today endorsed George Demos for Congress. Mayor Giuliani called George Demos, of Stony Brook, a refreshing new voice so desperately needed by the Republican Party to bring about change that the American people want, need and deserve.
Sun, Mar 2, 2014
Don’t miss quotes like: The Long Island Republican Senate more resembles a crime family then it does a proponent of Republican values.
Thu, Feb 27, 2014
Nassau County Democratic Chairman Jay Jacobs announced today that the NCDC will not pick a favorite from among the candidates vying for the seat of retiring Long Island Congresswoman Carolyn McCarthy.
Suffolk County Executive Steven Bellone joined Fire Rescue Emergency Services (FRES) Commissioner Joe Williams along with members of the Suffolk County EMS, the Suffolk County Joint Chiefs Association, the Regional Emergency Medical Services Council at the Holbrook Fire Department to announce the implementation of the Suffolk County PulsePoint App today. The new service, funded […]
At a public hearing on the proposed New York State Energy Plan, advocates and community leaders will call on Gov. Cuomo to turn away from increased dependence on fossil fuels – including fracked natural gas – and toward renewable energy sources.
Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano reminds residents to change the batteries in their smoke alarms and carbon monoxide (CO) detectors ahead of this weekend’s Daylight Savings Time which occurs this Sunday, March 9th.
The New York State Senate passed legislation to increase penalties for drug dealers who sell to children. The bill (S988A) strengthens the felony charges for the sale of drugs by an adult to a child under the age of 14.
Karen Scharff co-chairs the Working Families Party in New York and is executive director of Citizen Action in New York. She said evidence is in from New York City and the three other states that have already adopted public financing.
A package of 18 bills has been introduced by Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver, who promised its passage in the Democrat-dominated Assembly. At its heart is paid family leave for parents of newborn children or those caring for ill family members. And Silver says it wouldn’t raise taxes.
Both the Suffolk County Police Department and local immigrant advocates say progress is being made after the first of a series of Department of Justice mandated community outreach meetings.
Will Governor Cuomo move to undo the high-voltage power line projects—and, as should be done, have the lines run underground? On a visit to the island last month, he was totally bullish about PSEG. He said bringing the Newark, New Jersey utility to Long Island to run the electrical system here was one of his “proudest achievements,” according to the WSHU radio report on his February 19 appearance.
Unlike in most states, however, the laws also permit endorsements of candidates by more than one party. So the minor parties parasitically survive by giving their lines to mainstream candidates in state races.
You may have read the many Op/Ed pieces Karl Grossman has contributed to LIPolitics.com over the years. Well, we are proud to announce that Karl Grossman has been named a member of the inaugural class of inductees to the new Long Island Journalism Hall of Fame.
Thu, Mar 6, 2014
Introductory Resolution 1150-14, sponsored by Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone, would double the fine if a parking ticket is 30 days late. The fine would triple after 60 days, and other traffic infractions, including red light cameras violations, would see a $50 late fee.
Wed, Mar 5, 2014
Five candidates on both sides of the aisle have expressed interest in replacing Rep. Carolyn McCarthy (D-Mineola) since she announced her plans to retire, setting up likely heated primary battles this summer.
he President spoke on his 2015 budget, and how it serves as a roadmap for growth, fiscal responsibility, and expanded opportunity for every American. March 4, 2014.
Clerk Raises Unprecedented $20 Million for County’s General Fund in 2013
List of resolutions passed, closed, recessed or “laid on the table.”