March 4th, 2014
The NYS Assembly are about to pass A8929, a piece of legislation that Long Islanders United Against the Common Core that leaves New York’s children “out of the equation entirely.” Governor Cuomo is backing this up with a media blitz citing testing as the central cause of the crisis in NYS schools, Long Islanders United Against the Common Core’s press release states.
February 26th, 2014
Registered dietician Iman Marghoob of Stony Brook University’s Department of Family Medicine will testify tomorrow at the Suffolk County Legislature in support of nutritional standards being proposed by Suffolk County Legislator Kara Hahn (D-Setauket) for concession stands and vending machines within all County owned facilities.
February 23rd, 2014
iRefuse Long Islang
iRefuse is hosting its first annual New York State “Great American Opt Out” Rally on the football field at Comsewogue High School on Saturday March 29, 2014 at 12:15PM.
February 19th, 2014
Community and Labor Organizations Join Statewide Effort, Point to NY’s Worst-in-the-Nation Income Inequality as Need for Investment, Not Tax Benefits Rich
February 5th, 2014
The Caucus will be announcing forums for public comment and suggestions to address County monetary issues such as Budget and Taxation, and tackling social issues such as Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
February 4th, 2014
Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano and the United States Marine Corps recently delivered $25,000 in specialty toys to children at United Cerebral Palsy (UCP) of Nassau County. UCP features a school that serves over 250 students, ranging in age from 18 months to 21 years of age, who are transported from school districts across Nassau County. In addition, UCP hosts an “Adult Day Habilitation Program,” which is a year round program serving individuals, 21 and older who are developmentally disabled.
January 29th, 2014
Join the New Hempstead Democratic Club as they present: If Martin Luther King, Jr were alive today…..what would his platform be? The event will be on Thursday, January 30, 2014 at Kennedy Memorial Park – located at 335 Greenwhich St, Hempstead at 7p.
January 28th, 2014
Senator Mike Lee delivers the official Tea Party Response to President Barack Obama’s 2014 State of the Union Address.
January 28th, 2014
Congresswoman Cathy McMorris Rodgers, the highest ranking GOP woman in Congress, will give the party’s response to President Barack Obama’s State of the Union address on Tuesday.
January 27th, 2014
uffolk County Executive Steve Bellone will be holding a live tele-conference tonight’s night where he will outline the number one threat to public health and safety in the region: Nitrogen pollution of ground and surface waters. According to the executive summary of Suffolk County’s Comprehensive Water Resources Management plan, released this past week, nitrogen poisoning has reached critically high levels; impacting drinking water, recreational waterways and reducing wetlands, which act as Long Island’s last line of natural defense against disasters such as Superstorm Sandy. Residents who participate will have an opportunity to ask the County Executive questions directly.
January 25th, 2014
Former Massachusetts Governor and 2010 GOP Presidential candidate Mitt Romney appeared on “Late Night With Jimmy Fallon” Friday night to “slow jam the news.” The pair slow jammed about President Barack Obama’s signature health care law and highlighting increasing concern over domestic surveillance conducted by the National Security Agency.
January 20th, 2014
As the Nassau County Legislature starts a new term with a spirit of cooperation and good government, the non-partisan Nassau United Redistricting Coalition will release tomorrow a comprehensive new report detailing basic flaws in the Nassau County Charter and recommending good government improvements.
January 15th, 2014
The Long Island Association (LIA) President Kevin Law warmly welcomed the two County Executives who jointly presented an overview of their regions economic status and outlook for 2014. The LIA actively advocates the interests of, and promotes cooperation among, the business, labor, educational, scientific, technology, not-for profit and civic communities. T
January 10th, 2014
“I am both honored and humbled by the tremendous amount of support our Congressional campaign has generated,” said Senator Zeldin. “Last week, we were endorsed by our 60th local elected official and this week over 500 supporters turned out to make this an unforgettable event. It just goes to show how unified the First Congressional District is going into this year’s campaign.”
January 7th, 2014
Long Island residents will gather and board a bus on Wednesday morning that will depart for a huge anti-fracking rally at Gov. Cuomo’s annual State of the State Address in Albany. The rally, which is expected to draw thousands of New Yorkers from across the state, will focus on urging Governor Cuomo to ban fracking, the highly controversial natural gas drilling method being considered for implementation in New York.