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.
July 9th, 2014
“Nassau County hosts many events and special programs for veterans and senior citizens,” said County Executive Mangano. “I commend Veolia for their generosity as the donation of this bus will assist the County in providing a free and convenient service to veterans and seniors.”
July 8th, 2014
Patricia Maher, Democratic candidate for Congress in the 2nd District, has come out against the two recent Supreme Court rulings. The first decision, Harris v. Quinn, puts limits on the ability of public-sector unions to expand. The second decision, Burwell v. Hobby Lobby Stores Inc, allows closely held, for-profit corporations to be exempt from providing […]
June 29th, 2014
Scores of immigrants and their allies from across Long Island gathered in this vibrant immigrant community today to demand action from the House of Representatives and the President on immigration reform. Warning that there would be electoral consequences for failing to take action, they vowed to register thousands of voters to make sure that immigrant and Latino voices are heard this November.
June 28th, 2014
Patricia Maher, Democratic candidate for Congress in the 2nd District, supports LIRR union workers in their contract dispute with the MTA. Last Saturday, Maher, along with other politicians from both sides of the aisle, attended a labor rally at the Massapequa train station that attracted more than 2,000 workers from multiple unions including the Transportation […]
June 26th, 2014
A bill recently passed by the Suffolk County Legislature requires the Clerk of the Legislature to establish a list of parties interested in receiving email notifications for public hearings and to send those notifications in advance of all public hearings. Public hearings are held for a variety of reasons including all proposed local laws.
Suffolk County Bellone, Brookhaven Supervisor Romaine & Legislator Anker Announce Intermunicipal Agreement to Establish Single Stream Recycling Pilot Program
Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone, Brookhaven Supervisor Ed Romaine, Suffolk County Legislator Sarah Anker and Town Officials to announce an Inter-municipal Agreement (IMA) between the Town and the County’s Department of Public Works to establish a Single Stream Recycling Pilot Program.
Victoria Serpa, una Independiente de la 6ª Asamblea Distrito (AD), se reunió con más de 125 personas para celebrar el inicio de su campaña el 21 de junio, 2014 en la American Legion en la calle Elmore ubicado en Central Islip. Nelsena Day, un veterano del Ejército de los Estados Unidos y residente en la 6ª AD, reunió junto a todos los asistentes para recitar el Juramento de Lealtad para reconocer a los hombres y mujeres que han y siguen al servicio de nuestra nación.
Patricia Maher, who is running for Congress against Peter King in the 2nd District, criticized his vote against the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act of 2009. The Act set the statute of limitations for filing an equal-pay for equal-work lawsuit beginning on the date of each new paycheck in violation of the law. Previously, the statute of limitations began was on the date of the initial paycheck discrimination.
Suffolk Dems Comptroller Candidate Jim Gaughran Supports Consolidation Referendum to Save Taxpayer Dollars
Suffolk County Comptroller candidate Jim Gaughran today applauded the Suffolk County Legislature for its bipartisan vote to place a referendum on the November ballot to merge the offices of Comptroller and Treasurer.
Brookhaven Town Republican Chairman Jesse Garcia Calls on FEC to Investigate Demos’ Congressional Campaign
Brookhaven Town Republican Chairman Jesse Garcia called on the Federal Elections Commission (FEC) to investigate the $2,000,000 contribution from George Demos’ father in law to his campaign.
Victoria Serpa Calls for Unity in Central Islip at Her Campaign Kick-off for the 6th Assembly District
On June 21, 2014, Victoria Serpa, a registered Independent from the 6th Assembly District, officially kicked-off her campaign at the American Legion in Central Islip where she met with over 125 local residents and supporters
June 21st, 2014
Despite being one of the two Republican candidates for Congress in New York’s Fourth District, Frank Scaturro has been barred from Republican club meetings throughout the district, that’s the claim made in a press release sent to LIPolitics.com by Peter Matuza Public Relations.
June 21st, 2014
Peter King announced yesterday that he will be going to New Hampshire this weekend for a GOP fundraiser, which will be his sixth trip to the state since last August. But his opponent, Patricia Maher, is not pleased with the lack of attention he’s given the district in light of the amount of trips he’s made to New Hampshire, a notable early presidential primary state.