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State and local officials announced at a news conference last Friday the 15 locations in Nassau County that will be used as early-voting sites before the general election on Nov. 5. In January, the … more
Senator John Brooks, a Democrat from Seaford and the Senate Democratic Majority passed legislation on May 16 that will help prevent boating tragedies on New York waterways. “Knowing the laws of … more
The New York State Senate, in a move aimed at opening criminal investigations into associates of President Donald Trump, voted on May 8 to close the so-called “double-jeopardy loophole.” … more
When Vice President Joe Biden Jr. announced his candidacy for president on April 25, U.S. Rep. Tom Suozzi was the first to endorse him. “Joe Biden has the experience, knowledge, relationship, … more
A few dozen Town of Oyster Bay residents gathered at the Plainview-Old Bethpage Library for a community forum organized by State Assemblyman Chuck Lavine, a Democrat from Glen Cove. Lavine fielded … more
On the grounds of the 72-acre A. Holly Patterson Extended Care Facility in Uniondale is a small, white-tiled warehouse, with a handful of garage bays, operated by the nonprofit food-recovery … more
County Legislator Debra Mulé, a Democrat from Freeport, said on April 5 that she was disappointed that the Legislature’s Republican majority would not institute a 5-cent fee on paper bags, a move … more
Under an agreement reached as part of the state budget passed by lawmakers over the weekend, plastic bags will be banned in all New York retail stores starting next March. “You drive through … more
The Shared Services initiative, across the three counties, allows for the counties’ towns and villages to cooperatively purchase police vehicles at a discounted rate. more
Republicans in the Nassau County Legislature have stonewalled a bill that would require gun owners to lock up their firearms in safety boxes, and punish those who don’t — but Democrats are hoping … more
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