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AD 20: GOP Candidate Points to Opponent’s “Incomplete” Environmental Record

Wednesday, October 24, 2012

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According to a press release issued by the campaign of GOP Assembly candidate Dr. David Sussman, New York State’s foremost environmental organization’s 2012 New York State Legislature environmental scorecard reveals that 23-year incumbent, Assemblyman Harvey Weisenberg’s constant claims of his steadfast advocacy to protect the environment were overstated by at least one-third. Sussman’s press release […]

AD 4 – GOP Candidate Applauds Guv, Judge & SI DA’s Actions To Clean Up Albany

Sunday, September 9, 2012

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Deborah McKee, Republican and Conservative Candidate for New York State Assembly in the 4th District today applauded New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, State Judge Fern Fisher, and Staten Island District Attorney Dan Donovan, for their integrity in demanding a probe of the Joint Commission On Public Ethics (JCOPE) in the battle against the culture of corruption plaguing Albany.

Raia Bill — To Cover Autism Treatment — Now Law

Wednesday, November 2, 2011

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Assemblyman Andrew Raia (R,I,C – East Northport) today applauded Governor Andrew Cuomo for his signing of historic autism-coverage legislation into law. The measure, co-sponsored by Raia, would require health-care providers to cover the diagnosis and treatment of autism spectrum disorders (ASD). “Before the introduction of this new law, families had to make life-altering financial decisions […]

Assemblyman Montesano’s Office Goes Mobile

Saturday, October 29, 2011

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Montesano Holds Mobile Office Hours at the Westbury Library Left to right: Assemblyman Tom McKevitt, Westbury Library President Eric Dobrin, and Assemblyman Michael Montesano. Assemblyman Michael A. Montesano (R,I,C-Glen Head) recently held mobile office hours at the Westbury Library. Montesano was joined by Assemblyman Tom McKevitt to talk with members of the community about issues […]

Assemblyman Losquadro To Host Food Drive

Tuesday, October 25, 2011

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Assemblyman Dan Losquadro (R,C-Shoreham) will host an open house at his new district office located at 400 West Main Street, Suite 201 in Riverhead beginning on Tuesday, November 1 and running through Friday, November 4, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily. The event is being held to promote Assemblyman Losquadro’s “Open Door” policy, his […]

Upstate Pol Vows to Fight Al Graf’s Bill for Cheaper LI Power

Saturday, October 15, 2011

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. Sen. Maziarz fighting NYPA ‘power grab’ Staff Reports The Tonawanda News State Sen. George D. Maziarz is vowing to fight any move to shift low-cost “preference power” produced in Western New York away from upstate communities to be sent to Long Island. The Newfane Republican said Assemblyman Al Graf recently introduced a bill to […]

Assemblyman Thiele: Long Island Statehood

Friday, October 7, 2011

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LONG ISLAND: ONE STATE…THREE COUNTIES, NOT ONE COUNTY Government can be too small, but it can also be too big. During the Great Recession we have looked for chances to consolidate government where it would be more efficient. We should be equally diligent in looking at government entities that have become too large, expensive and […]

THIELE MAKES RECOMMENDATIONS TO THE LONG ISLAND REGIONAL ECONOMIC COUNCIL AT EAST END PUBLIC FORUM

Monday, October 3, 2011

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Thiele Calls for the Revival of the East End Economic and Environmental Task Force and Other Proposals New York State Assemblyman Fred W. Thiele, Jr. (I, D, WF-Sag Harbor) today urged the Long Island Regional Economic Council created by Governor Cuomo to adopt a number of economic proposals for the East End Long Island. Thiele […]

Thiele: October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Saturday, October 1, 2011

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Help make a difference in your community’s fight against breast cancer October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, a time to remember those who have lost the battle to breast cancer and support those who continue the fight daily. Thanks to improvements in treatment and early detection, more women are winning the fight against breast […]

Conte Urges LIRR to Update Emergency Systems

Saturday, October 1, 2011

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NYS Assemblyman Urges LIRR to Update Emergency Systems After Lightning Derails Operations . Assemblyman Jim Conte (R,I,C,WF – Huntington Station) today called on the Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) to update its emergency communications after an electrical issue caused by lightning disabled the system and left thousands of strap-hangers stranded at Penn Station and aboard […]

Assemblyman Ramos: Unemployment highlighted as top issue at Veterans Roundtable

Saturday, October 1, 2011

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NYS Assemblyman Phil Ramos (D-Central Islip) announced that a Veterans Roundtable was held on Wednesday at the Long Island Veterans Home at Stony Brook. Ramos, who serves as the Chair of the Assembly Committee on Veterans Affairs, hosted the roundtable as an opportunity for veterans, veteran advocates and legislative leaders to discuss some of the […]

THIELE: HEAP OFFERS ASSISTANCE TO THOSE WHO NEED IT MOST THIS WINTER

Friday, September 30, 2011

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New York is notorious for harsh winter weather, making cold weather preparation and protection essential to surviving these months. Many working families and seniors have trouble paying their heating bills, especially in this tough economy. To help those vulnerable households meet their home-heating needs in a safer, more affordable manner this winter, I strongly encourage […]

Thiele: Bullying Remains A Danger In New York

Thursday, September 29, 2011

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You may have seen the heartbreaking story of a 14-year-old boy from Buffalo who took his own life last week after being bullied. Tragedies like these remind us that bullying is a serious problem that is threatening the well-being of our children. The boy had contributed a video to the It Gets Better Project, which […]

It’s Law: Governor Cuomo Signs Bi-Partisan Carmans River Watershed Protection Act

Monday, September 26, 2011

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Act Will Add 1,000 Acres to Central Pine Barrens Area. New York State Assemblyman Robert Sweeney (D-Lindenhurst) and Senator Kenneth P. LaValle (R,C,I – Port Jefferson), co-sponsors of the legislation to protect the Carmans River watershed and add approximately 1,000 acres of land to the Central Pine Barrens area, said that their legislation has been […]

Thiele And LaValle Praise Efforts Of Long Island Regional Economic Council To Hold East End Public Forum

Friday, September 23, 2011

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Input Collected will Aid in Development of Long Term, Sustainable Economic Plan for Long Island , New York State Assemblyman Fred W. Thiele, Jr. (I, D, WF-Sag Harbor) and State Senator Kenneth P. LaValle today publicly thanked Governor Andrew Cuomo, Empire State Development, and the Long Island Regional Economic Development Council for expediting their request […]

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