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 […]
Legislator Tom Cilmi (R-Bay Shore) is holding a public hearing on Tuesday, May 15 to elicit ideas on how Suffolk County can eliminate waste and operate more efficiently. The hearing is scheduled to take place from 5pm to 8pm in the Rose Y. Caracappa Auditorium in the William H. Rogers Legislature Building on Veterans Memorial […]
Suffolk County Executive Steve Levy issued a number of vetoes of bills passed in the latest legislative sessions that would increase taxes on gasoline and fees on various items ranging from access to County parks to applications in the County Planning Commission. Said Levy, “These are extraordinarily challenging times for our taxpayers. So many of […]
Today, the Suffolk County Legislature created the nation’s first rating program for pet stores that sell puppies. Seeking to appeal to socially conscious consumers as a means to combat the scourge of substandard dog-breeding facilities, known as “puppy mills,” the bill’s sponsor, Majority Leader Jon Cooper (D-Lloyd Harbor), modeled his law after New York City’s […]
John Giannott, the Republican businessman campaigned to represent Suffolk’s residents in the 7th legislative district, has conceded this evening. On facebook, Giannott posted: volunteers, friends, family and over 6000 voters, the counting is done and unfortunately we have come up just short! I would like to thank you all for a tremendous effort in this […]
The recount in Suffolk continues. The race for Suffolk County Legislator in the 7th District is going to be close. So far, Calarco was coming out ahead. Sources say that it looks like Republican Croci will come out on top in the Islip Town Supervisor race, but Democrats William Spencer (18th LD) and Sarah Anker […]
Election Day ended at midnight on Tuesday, November 9. However for the candidates in Suffolk’s 6th and 18th Legislative District, the election continues. LIPolitics.com has learned that candidates Dr. William Spencer, the Democratic candidate in Suffolk’s 18th Legislative District and John Giannott, a Republican from Suffolk’s 7th LD, the are emerging closer to victory. In […]
Wednesday, November 9th, 2011 is a day that will live in infamy. After months of campaigning on a platform of LESS taxation and LESS government; behind closed doors on the Friday before the election, Republican Minority Leader John Kennedy conspired with Liberal Lion William Lindsay to actually raise taxes. Additionally, the very next day following […]
Times/Review reporter Jennifer Gustavson reported live from Wednesday’s Suffolk County Legislature meeting. Check back Thursday for full coverage of the Legislature passing its omnibus budget. CONTINUE READING Suffolk County Legislature Agenda, Nov. 9
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 […]
Affordable housing question draws barbs from Suffolk County candidates. By Rich Jacques In an otherwise tame event, sparks flew between county candidates in the 17th District race last week at the NAACP-sponsored Meet The Candidates Night forum in South Huntington. CONTINUE READING . . .
Bill Lindsay is an incumbent running for Suffolk Legislator in the 8th district. His opponent is challenger Anthony Musumeci. The 2011 Lindsay campaign did not submit answers for LIPolitics.com| Election 2011 questionnaire. RELATED STORIES: Lindsay to Musumeci: Let’s Debate!
Anthony Musumeci is running for Suffolk Legislator in the 8th district. Her opponent is incumbent and Suffolk County Legislature’s presiding officer Bill Lindsay. Here are Anthony Musumeci’s answers to LIPolitics.com| Election 2011 questionnaire. How did you get started in politics? I was motivated to get involved after the 2008 elections and what soon followed. Of […]
Dennis Garetano is running for Suffolk Legislator in the 17th district. His opponent is incumbent Lou D’Amaro. Here are Dennis Garetano’s answers to LIPolitics.com| Election 2011 questionnaire. 1. How did you get started in politics? In the 1980′s I was called by a well respected lawyer in Huntington…Arthur Goldstein….he said it was time I gave […]
Keeping with our commitment to a balanced debate, LIPolitics.com sent the same questionnaire to every Suffolk County legislative candidate. Below are the candidates who participated in the 2011 debate. Click on their photo and follow the links to their individual responses. 16th Legislative District INCUMBENT CHALLENGER Steve Stern (D) Deborah Poulos (C)