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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
“It’s a topic of conversation every day,” James Brazel, a national airspace operations manager, said of the government shutdown. “We have this joke at work — we say, ‘Another day, another … more
U.S. Rep. Thomas Suozzi, a Democrat from Glen Cove, was appointed to the House Ways and Means Committee on Jan. 9, joining what is considered one of Congress’s most exclusive committees. … 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
Nassau County Executive Laura Curran said she does not see many communities supporting the recreational use of marijuana, which Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced on Dec. 17 he would seek to legalize and … 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 state’s Appellate Division removed a Nassau County Family Court judge from a case for taking an adversarial stance toward a Baldwin defendant who he tossed in jail. A four-judge panel said the … 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
By electing Democrat James Gaughran, of Northport, to the State Senate’s 5th District seat, North Shore voters played a major role in stripping Republicans of their Senate majority and handing … more
Democrat Judy Griffin defeated incumbent Brian Curran in the 21st Assembly District in Tuesday’s election. Griffin, a Rockville Centre community activist and a former director of community outreach … more
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