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Friday, October 31, 2014
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Tom McKevitt has served the 17th Assembly District honorably since his election in 2006. The East Meadow resident is not only extremely visible in the communities he serves, but he has proved that he will respond to the needs of his constituents when called on. more
The Herald enthusiastically endorses incumbent David McDonough, a Republican from North Merrick, in the 14th Assembly District. more
The Herald endorses Nassau County Legislator Michael Venditto, a Republican from Massapequa, in the 8th Senate District race. more
The Herald endorses Democrat Kathleen Rice in the spirited race for the 4th Congressional District seat now held by U.S. Rep. Carolyn McCarthy, a Democrat who is retiring following a cancer diagnosis. more
Kathleen Rice, the Nassau County district attorney, and Bruce Blakeman, a former presiding officer of the Nassau County Legislature, are locked in a spirited fight for the 4th Congressional District seat now held by U.S. Rep. Carolyn McCarthy, a Democrat from Mineola. more
A judge last week adjourned deadlines for the defense to file legal papers in the case of Davidoff Hutcher & Citron LLP v. David W. Denenberg. The parties said that the judge approved the delay while they negotiate a settlement. more
Control of the New York State Senate is up for grabs this year, and the results in one or two races could make a difference. Kemp Hannon, the long-time senator in the 6th District, which spans from Garden City to Farmingdale, says Republican control is key to protecting Long Island’s interests. more
The race for the New York State Legislature’s 14th Assembly District pits the incumbent, Republican David McDonough, of North Merrick, against Gaspare Tumminello, a Democrat from Merrick, who is deputy chief of staff for the Nassau County Legislature’s Democratic minority. Tumminello, a native of Franklin Square, had previously run unsuccessfully for Nassau County legislator in the 8th District in 2009. This year, the Herald asked each of the candidates to fill in a four-question survey about their positions on salient state issues. The 14th Assembly District takes in all or parts of Freeport, Roosevelt, Merrick, North Merrick, Bellmore, North Bellmore, Wantagh, North Wantagh, Seaford and Massapequa. more
New York State Senate candidate Michael Venditto, a Republican from Massapequa, is running for the 8th Senate District seat vacated by Charles Fuschillo Jr., a Merrick Republican, in January. Venditto’s one-time opponent, David Denenberg, a Democrat from Merrick, recently dropped out of the race amid civil fraud charges leveled at him by his former law firm, Davidoff Hutcher & Citron. The Herald asked Venditto to speak about the issues. more
Assemblyman Tom McKevitt is running for re-election in the 17th Assembly District, a seat he has held for eight years. His challenger is Jonathan Clarke, an attorney from Levittown. more
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