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While Congress avoided another government shutdown on Friday, Senator Kevin Thomas, a Democrat from Levittown, has been pushing legislation to protect federal workers should another happen in the … more
Surrounded by dozens of supporters, Town of Hempstead Receiver of Taxes Donald Clavin announced on Feb. 19 his candidacy for Hempstead Town supervisor. “We need a supervisor that will put the … more
On the steps of the Town of Hempstead town hall building on Feb. 7, Thomas Tweedy, 62, a former Republican mayor of Floral Park, announced that he would be seeking nomination on the Democratic line … more
Immigrant rights activists are urging Nassau County Executive Laura Curran to remove U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency officials from the trailer where they are stationed at the Nassau … more
On Jan. 30, state lawmakers approved the first new gun control laws since the Secure Ammunition and Firearms Enforcement Act passed in 2013. Gun control advocates cheered the further tightening … more
Nassau County Executive Laura Curran on Jan. 10 announced the formation of a task force to study the impact legal recreational marijuana might have on the county. Nassau County Police Commissioner … more
U.S. Rep. Thomas Suozzi, a Glen Cove Democrat, was appointed Thursday to the powerful Committee on Ways and Means, the chief tax-writing committee of the House of Representatives. The … more
Michael Cohen, President Trump's personal attorney who arranged six-figure payments to a porn star and a Playboy model to buy their silence about affairs with Trump, is going to prison. U.S. … more
The Republican-majority Hempstead Town Board on Oct. 30 passed its $432.5-million budget by a vote of 6-1. Town Supervisor Laura Gillen, a Democrat, did not endorse the spending plan, which, she said, relied on uncertain savings to fund an $11-million tax cut. more
Herald Community Newspapers editors and reporters have spent the past two months reporting on Election 2018, and on Tuesday, November 6th, it will all boil down to a single factor: your vote.  more
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