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Assemblyman Murray Helps Low-Income Residents “Beat the Heat”

Monday, July 2, 2012

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NYS Assemblyman Dean Murray (R,C-East Patchogue) today announced assistance for low-income residents whose health issues may pose a medical emergency during a heat wave. Through the federal Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP), vulnerable New Yorkers can receive an air-conditioning unit to provide relief from the summer heat wave. “The heat waves of late spring […]

Taxpayers will save thousands of dollars thanks to legislation sponsored by Assemblyman Dean Murray

Wednesday, June 20, 2012

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Taxpayers will save thousands of dollars in borrowing costs thanks to legislation sponsored by Assemblyman Dean Murray (R,C-East Patchogue), which was approved by the Assembly on Wednesday. The legislation will allow for infrastructure projects in the Village of Patchogue to be funded with existing surplus funds in the village’s sewer district account, instead of forcing […]

New York State passes “I-Stop”: Real time prescription tracking to prevent drug abuse

Monday, June 11, 2012

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In response to the escalating problem of prescription drug abuse, the State Legislature today passed legislation that would make significant changes to the way prescription drugs are distributed and monitored in New York State. State Senator Kenneth LaValle said the bill (S7637) includes “real time” prescription tracking to provide more information to doctors and pharmacists, […]

Long Island Pols: Put the Brakes on Toll Increases

Friday, June 1, 2012

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Thruway Authority plan to raise commercial tolls 45 percent a killer on jobs, families   Long Island members of the NYS are speaking out today against a recent decision by the New York State Thruway Authority Board to implement a 45 percent increase on certain commercial tolls. This dramatic increase in tolls will raise costs […]

“Adopt-A-Park” Bill Passes NYS Assembly

Wednesday, May 30, 2012

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Provides assistance to municipalities for vital park maintenance, beautification In a vote on the Assembly floor today, an “Adopt-a-Park” bill co-sponsored by Assemblyman Dean Murray (R,C-East Patchogue) passed overwhelmingly. The legislation creates a program similar to the popular “Adopt-a-Highway” initiative and allows volunteers to cooperate on projects to maintain and beautify parks through vandalism remediation, […]

Dean Murray: School Budgets Proof Property-Tax Cap A Success

Wednesday, May 16, 2012

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Yesterday, voters across New York State voted on their local school budgets. Following the passage of last year’s historic property-tax cap, a check on sky-high Long Island property taxes which I enthusiastically supported, there was a great deal of concern over whether our schools could successfully craft a budget that came in under the cap […]

May 3: Assemblyman Murray Hosts Town Hall

Monday, April 30, 2012

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Event to be held at South Country Library NYS Assemblyman Dean Murray (R,C – East Patchogue) would like to inform his constituents that on Thursday, May 3 he will be hosting a town-hall meeting at the South Country Library on 22 Station Road in Bellport from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Any and all legislative […]

The ABCs of Assemblyman Dean Murray’s Anti-Bullying Campaign [VIDEO]

Friday, April 27, 2012

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In a brief conversation, Assemblyman Dean Murray (R,C-East Patchogue) discusses the April 24launching of the ABC (Anti-Bullying Campaign) program developed in conjunction with Long Island Head Start and Suffolk County school officials. The program pairs high school student leaders with at-risk preschoolers to educate them on the hazards of bullying.

April 24: “Kids Helping Kids” Anti-Bullying Program

Monday, April 23, 2012

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Assemblyman Murray Launches “Kids Helping Kids” Anti-Bullying Program First in NY State Program Pairs High School Student Leaders with  Head Start Pre-Schoolers to Fight Bullying Before it Starts Assemblyman Dean Murray (R,C-East Patchogue) will join officials from Long Island Head Start and the South Country School District for the launch of a unique anti-bullying program […]

Asm. Dean Murray Pleased By Positive Course Charted By 2012-13 Budget

Friday, March 30, 2012

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State Assemblyman Dean Murray (R,C-East Patchogue) was pleased by the positive course charted for New York State in the 2012-13 budget passed today. Apart from being an early budget crafted in a more transparent fashion than previous years, Assemblyman Murray also cited the expansion of the New York Youth Works program as reasons to be […]

“Murray Amendment” Halts Unfunded Mandates

Thursday, March 29, 2012

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Assemblyman Dean Murray proposing a budget amendment placing a moratorium on all new unfunded state mandates. During votes on the state budget today, NYS Assemblyman Dean Murray (R,C-East Patchogue) proposed an amendment to place a three-year moratorium on new unfunded mandates in order to reduce the local cost-drivers that lead to sky-high property taxes. Murray’s […]

LIPols remind us that Clothing Sales-Tax Exemption Begins on April 1

Monday, March 26, 2012

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Starting April 1, no state sales tax on clothing and footwear under $110 New York’s sales-tax exemption for clothing and footwear priced under $110 will be reinstated on April 1.  A driving force behind last year’s successful push to eliminate this tax in order to stimulate sustained business growth and ease this financial burden on […]

Lasting Tribute to a Long Island Hero

Thursday, March 8, 2012

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Senator Lee Zeldin and Assemblyman Dean Murray Unveil The New York State Senate Veteran Hall of Fame Memorial Honoring Lt. Michael Murphy State Senator Lee Zeldin (R, C, I- Shirley) and NYS Assemblyman Dean Murray (R, C- East Patchogue) presented The New York State Senate Veteran Hall of Fame Memorial in honor of Medal of […]

Murray Joins Fight Against Child Abuse

Thursday, March 1, 2012

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Co-sponsors legislation to extend statue of limitations NYS Assemblyman Dean Murray (R, C – East Patchogue) joined Assemblywoman Margaret Markey (D – Maspeth) and survivors of child abuse at a press conference on February 29. The press conference was held in support of Child Victims Act of New York legislation that Assemblyman Murray is co-sponsoring. […]

Assemblyman Murray Joins AG to Support I-Stop

Wednesday, February 22, 2012

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Continuing the battle against prescription-drug abuse, NYS Assemblyman Dean Murray (R, C – East Patchogue) proudly joined NYS Attorney General Eric Schneiderman and his Senate and Assembly colleagues at a press conference today in support of the groundbreaking Internet System for Tracking Overprescribing (I-STOP) plan. If enacted, I-STOP would create a real-time online database enabling […]

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