July 23rd, 2014
In response to the New York Times’ front page report about the political pressuring of the Moreland Commission — that Kathleen Rice co-chaired, GOP pounced.
July 22nd, 2014
Property owners around the state are casting wary glances at neighborhood cell towers, antennas and other installations that emit electromagnetic frequencies, or EMF.
July 21st, 2014
Republican congressional candidate Bruce Blakeman is calling for his opponent to fire a campaign staffer who had posted a joke to Twitter about domestic violence
July 17th, 2014
Nassau County BOE has submitted their certified election results to the NY BOE. The final vote count from all three counties is Lally: 3,439, Labate: 3,428 giving Grant Lally the Republican Nomination with 11 votes. According to Newsday, Stephan Labate will seek a recount.
July 15th, 2014
The presiding officers of both the Nassau and Suffolk County Legislatures met on Thursday in the first of a series of meetings to explore ways in which the two counties can cooperate to improve services and cut costs.
July 14th, 2014
In a startling display of insensitivity, a group attempting to “rehabilitate” the swastika flew an aircraft under visual flight rules across Nassau County’s South Shore during Shabbat seeking to rally supporters to their “cause.” The International Raelian Movement has continued to operate its “swastika rehabilitation” program since 2012, picturing a swastika, the symbol of […]
June 30th, 2014
Alito delivered the opinion of the Court, in which Roberts, Scalia, Kennedy and Thomas joined. Kennedy filed a concurring opinion. Ginsburg filed the dissenting opinion, in which, Sotomayer, Kagan, and Breyer joined. Breyer and Kagan filed a dissenting opinion. New York’s Senator, Kristen Gillibrand, released the following statement in an eblast titled “Supreme Court decision: […]
June 24th, 2014
As the state Legislature’s session was drawing to a close Thursday night, it was moving closer to protecting New York’s public school teachers from potentially unfair evaluations tied to the rocky rollout of Common Core standards.
June 19th, 2014
So, who does LIPolitics.com think will come out ahead in the Long Island 2014 congressional primaries?
June 16th, 2014
Grant Lally, the GOP designee for NY’s CD-3 called Steve Israel’s ‘No’ vote “shameful – a vote to cover up the illegal political targeting of Republicans and conservatives by corrupt Democrat officials,” stated Grant Lally, the Republican and Conservative candidate in NY-3.
June 16th, 2014
Nassau County Legislator Kevan Abrahams (D-Freeport) on Thursday criticized congressional primary opponent Nassau County District Attorney Kathleen Rice’s decision to allow men charged with soliciting a prostitute in last year’s “Flush the Johns” sting operation to plead to a lesser charge as part of a new program that the district attorney said would help curb sex trafficking.
June 11th, 2014
Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano, Presiding Officer Norma Gonsalves, Minority Leader Kevan Abrahams, Legislator Laura Curran, East Rockaway Mayor Francis Lenahan joined with area homeowners today as they announced a bi-partisan agreement to approve $14.4 million in capital funds for Nassau County’s Clean and Seed Program. Under the program, workers remove three inches of soil, replace soil and seed lawns of homes that were ravaged by sewage during Superstorm Sandy
June 6th, 2014
On the 70th Anniversary of D-Day, Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano officially opened the new Museum of American Armor on the grounds of Old Bethpage Village Restoration with more than 20 operational armor vehicles and D-Day veterans.
June 6th, 2014
As a father, no issue is more personal to Kevan than protecting our families and communities from the senseless violence we see every night on the news. That’s why Kevan has worked tirelessly in the legislature to end the epidemic of gun violence in Nassau County, and why he is so proud to say that the programs he has implemented, such as shotspotter, have cut shootings by more than 75% in his district. As a Congressman, Kevan will continue Carolyn McCarthy’s courageous fight to implement those common-sense reforms, and more, nationwide.
June 3rd, 2014
A case being argued in New York’s highest appeals court today could shape the future of fracking – using hydraulic pressure to extract natural gas from the Marcellus Shale formation beneath much of the Empire State.