On CNN’s State of the Union program, Congressman Steve Israel made the charge that the base of the Republican Party are racists because they don’t agree with certain policies of the Obama administration. Stephen Labate, a Republican candidate for U.S. Congress in New York’s 3rd Congressional District, expressed his outrage.
NYS Senator Lee Zeldin, a conservative Republican candidate for New York’s First Congressional District, released a statement today calling for solidarity with Eastern Ukrainian Jews who were told to “register.”
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April 19th, 2014
In a recent press release, Chapin Fay, Campaign Manager for Senator Lee M. Zeldin, a conservative, Republican candidate for Congress in New York’s First Congressional District, released the following statement after George Demos filed his most recent fundraising report without the name of one new donor on Long Island for the entire fundraising quarter.
Mangano: Nassau County will intensify police patrols around temples, synagogues, churches and houses of worship during Passover and Easter
Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano and Acting Police Commissioner Tom Krumpter today announced intensified police patrols around temples, synagogues, churches and other houses of worship during the upcoming Passover and Easter holidays.
Long Island’s other Congressional representatives, Tim Bishop, Steve Israel, and Carolyn McCarthy, have already signed the discharge petition.
Yesterday, 50 years after President Lyndon Baines Johnson signed the Civil Rights Act into law, President Obama spoke at the LBJ Presidential Library to honor the work and legacy of our nation’s 36th president.
April 10th, 2014
Suffolk County Legislator Tom Cilmi, along with Legislators Kennedy, Trotta, McCaffrey and Muratore, have called for equal representation on the County’s RFP Waiver Committee. The Committee is tasked with the responsibility of acting on requests from the County Executive to waive the normal Request for Proposals process that governs the procurement of consultant services in excess of $25,000.
April 9th, 2014
After weeks of capacity crowds and the input of over 350 community members, a coalition of Hempstead students, teachers, and community organizations released an 11-point platform of policy proposals for the troubled school district, which is among the lowest-performing districts on Long Island, with a 38% graduation rate in recent years
Brookhaven GOP: Suffolk Democrat NYS Assemblyman Hennessey Chronic Property Tax Abuse for Three Years
April 9th, 2014
According to public tax records, Hennessey failed to pay $1,013.81 in taxes in 2012 for property he has an ownership interest on his law office located at 483 William Floyd Parkway in Shirley, NY. In 2013, Assemblyman Hennessey again failed to pay $10,620.99 in taxes on this property, and for 2014 has an outstanding balance of $3,616.91 that was due on January 10, 2014.
April 7th, 2014
Demos: “Assemblymen Michael Fitzpatrick, Al Graf, and Anthony Palumbo all had the courage to vote ‘NO’ to the budget and Obamacare funding. But Lee Zeldin again voted ‘YES.’
April 4th, 2014
Our primary opponent is under the false assumption that if he presents his own misinterpretation of NYS budget documents as fact, Long Island Republicans will take his word at face value. There is no tolerance for Demos’ new Lie of the Week.
April 3rd, 2014
Knowing Obamacare funding has become the central issue of the 1st Congressional District primary, the state legislature attempted to conceal the funding in the budget by moving the $24.3 Million line item in Governor Cuomo’s draft budget.
April 2nd, 2014
Long Island state senators and assemblymembers commented on the passage of the 4th consecutive on-time balanced budget, noting the inclusion of several key initiatives for which he championed. Senator Lee Zeldin touts how the budget holds the line on spending, provides relief to NY taxpayers, paves the way for job creation. NY Senator Ken LaValle […]
March 31st, 2014
As campaign season is officially underway, the Eighth Assembly District, which encompasses the Town of Smithtown and the northern portion of the Town of Islip, will be introduced to a fresh face and bold new ideas as Commack resident Jason Zove gears up for a battle in the Eighth Assembly District.