NY CD-2: Patricia Maher: Where is Peter King’s Leadership on Asbestos Dumping at Roberto Clemente Park?
July 23rd, 2014
Over the weekend, Peter King made the time to appear on MSNBC to criticize President Obama for not showing more leadership in the wake of the tragic shootdown of MH Flight 17 over Ukraine, and suggested more sanctions on Russia along with the European Union.. But King is also ignoring something in his own backyard.
Suffolk County County Steve Bellone Urges Voters to Support Reform, Consolidation on November Ballot
July 23rd, 2014
Legislator Lindsay and Legislator Anker, co-sponsors of the bill, cited the fact that Suffolk County is the only County out of 62 in New York State with an independently elected Treasurer and Comptroller.
July 22nd, 2014
New York Congressional Candidate Takes Second Step In NRCC’s ‘Young Guns’ Program
July 21st, 2014
Stephen Labate is withdrawing from the Republican race to unseat Congressman Steve Israel in New York’s Third Congressional District.
July 18th, 2014
Residents and community advocates held a community forum on Thursday to discuss the need for language assistance services in Nassau County, what languages services should be provided by the county, and the status of implementation at county agencies. Nearly one year ago, Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano signed two executive orders to ensure translation and […]
July 18th, 2014
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo is spending $237.5 million — including almost $40 million in money intended for Hurricane Sandy victims — to run false television advertising, telling voters here and nationally that everything is coming up roses in New York under his administration, the campaign of New York gubernatorial candidate Rob Astorino today said
Suffolk County Legislators Bill Lindsay III and Sarah Anker will join Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone to sign legislation to give voters a choice in November to merge the Treasurer’s Office and the Suffolk County Comptroller’s Office. Suffolk County is the only county out of 62 in New York State to have both an elected Comptroller and a Treasurer.
This summer we have an action packed line up. With a combination of quality entertainment and fun activities for the whole family, we look forward to seeing you out and about.
According to County Executive Mangano, “New York State has recognized Nassau County as being in the forefront of improving outcomes for children in the child welfare system. Since receiving one of the first statewide grants in 2010 to study the racial and cultural imbalances in the juvenile justice and child welfare systems, the State has recognized Nassau for implementing an innovative and multi-faceted approach to improving outcomes for all children.”
Community members will come together to discuss language access issues in Nassau County, get updates on new County policy
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.
Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano Encourages Nassau Residents to Consider Becoming Foster and Adoptive Parents
July 14th, 2014
Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano announced today that the Nassau County Department of Social Services (DSS) will be hosting their second Foster and Adoptive Recruitment Forum at the Long Island Children’s Museum located at 11 Davis Avenue, Garden City on Thursday, July 24th at 6:00 p.m. Foster and adoptive parents as well as young adults who were in foster care will be part of a panel presentation.
July 12th, 2014
Patricia Maher, Democratic candidate for Congress in the 2nd district, says that her opponent Peter King recently voted for HR 6, which may rise the price of gas by expediting the approval of natural gas exports. The bill passed the House on June 25 and now goes onto the Senate. “It’s simple economics,” stated Maher. […]
July 10th, 2014
Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano today announced that for the fourth consecutive year, the Nassau County Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) administered by the Nassau County Department of Social Services (DSS) and funded by New York State Department of Education began Monday July 7, 2014 and will end August 22, 2014.
July 10th, 2014
Narcam, otherwise known as Naloxone, is an opioid antagonist which has been effectively used by first responders throughout Suffolk County to counteract the effects of heroin overdose.