In an aggressive move designed to jump start revitalization in the new Village of Mastic Beach, Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone and Legislator Kate Browning (WF-Shirley) announced an initiative to develop affordable housing through Suffolk County’s 72-h program, which seeks to rehabilitate tax defaulted properties.
Suffolk Legislature Approves Registration That Protects Vulnerable Consumers Riverhead, NY – The practice of hiring an expeditor to navigate the confusing and difficult government permit process became more transparent and accountable yesterday after the Suffolk County Legislative approved Introductory Resolution 1480-12. The bill, sponsored by Suffolk County Legislator Kate Browning (WF-Shirley), requires that expeditors doing […]
Legislators to Attend Community Rally on July 9 In an effort to eliminate the “twilight” fee that was implemented overnight on middle class families, Suffolk County Legislators Kate Browning and Jay Schneiderman have introduced legislation, I.R. 1700-12, to immediately repeal the “twilight” fees at Smith Point and Cupsogue county beaches. The fee was opposed by […]
State Mandates Crippling Local Budgets and Taxpayers New York State mandates that are unfunded or underfunded will cost Suffolk County over $770 million in its 2012 operating budget alone. School aid formulas do not treat Long Island public schools fairly, and community colleges across New York State are not receiving the levels of funding […]
Suffolk’s Kate Browning Says New York State Must Act Now In May, counties across the state will hold town hall meetings, press conferences, and public hearings to keep the spotlight on the State mandated programs and services that continue to consume property tax dollars and curtail critical local programs and services that contribute to New […]
Who: Suffolk County Legislator Kate Browning, 3rd Legislative District Suffolk County Department of Public Works CDM Smith, Sewer Consultant Montauk Highway Property Owners/Business Owners Civic Leaders Concerned Residents What: Public Information Meeting regarding Mastic/Shirley Sewer District. Suffolk County Legislator Kate Browning along with Suffolk County’s Department of Public Works and its sewer consultant (CDM Smith) […]
May 19 Veterans Event to Include Application Assistance Suffolk County Legislator Kate Browning announced today that she has secured the participation of LIPA representatives at the Saturday, May 19 veterans enrollment event to be held at the Mastic Beach Fire House from 9am to 3pm. The event is being run by Veterans Affairs (VA) in […]
Suffolk County Legislator Browning Encouraging Local Vets to Participate The Department of Veteran’s Affairs has announced a major effort underway in Mastic Beach Village to contact all veterans in order to notify them of an enrollment event on May 19 at the Mastic Beach Fire House. The plan was unveiled at the Mastic Beach Property […]
Synthetic Cannabinoids continue to be a growing problem in spite of the fact that Suffolk County passed a law in 2010, sponsored by Suffolk County Legislator Jay Schneiderman (I-Montauk), that banned the sale of the chemicals to minors. A recurring loophole had allowed manufacturers of the product to simply change the compounds that form synthetic […]
It has been a warm winter but the need for coats for the less fortunate continues to rise. Over 3,000 families throughout Suffolk County are in daily need of food and clothing. That’s why Suffolk County Legislator Kate Browning (WF-Shirley) is teaming up with Lighthouse Mission Inc. of Bellport to collect coats and food for […]
Browning, Tri-Hamlet Committee Asking Drug Stores to Voluntarily Participate Mastic, NY – Protecting consumers and employees at pharmacies all across Long Island has become urgently needed in the wake of the Father’s Day Massacre in Medford and an attempted robbery of a Shirley Rite Aid in 2011. A sub-committee on Public Safety formed out of […]
Hardship to Include Grandparents caring for Grandchildren Riverhead, NY –The struggling economy and other unforeseen circumstances has forced many grandparents to financially care for their grandchildren and families. Unfortunately, this additional burden is being placed on seniors with fixed incomes, who are sometimes forced into the tough decision of either paying the tax bill or […]
Suffolk Home Auction Residency Rule to Stay Hauppauge, NY – A program seeking to turn county-owned properties into new homes for returning veterans was expanded at yesterday’s legislative meeting to include unsold auction properties. IR 1810-11, introduced by Suffolk County Legislator Kate Browning (WF-Shirley), amends the county’s 72-h transfer program to include “improved” parcels. The […]
Sineo: – 44.4% Browning: WINNER – 55.5% . LIPolitics.com predicts this election will be a close race. Both candidates share the “it factor” and have high likeability ratings, but they differences in the role of government are extreme. Sue Riker-Sineo upset Kate Browning in an Independence Party primary, will that be the difference in this […]
. Long Island Conservative radio talk-show host, John Gomez, opines on Suffolk’s 3rd Legislative District race, endorsing Republican challenger Sue Sineo over incumbent Kate Browning — and here’s the reason why. You have to hear it to believe it!