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More than two dozen Long Island elected officials teamed up to show a united front against Governor Kathy Hochul’s proposal for high density housing in single-family neighborhoods on Long Island … more
They were angry, expressing those feelings as shame on the Hempstead Town Board. They are the group that has attended meeting after meeting, hoping to get some voice into how town board district … more
It’s a vital component of the property tax system, yet for the third straight year, Nassau County won’t be conducting a tax assessment of homes and businesses. more
“Change the boundary, redraw the lines” was the message dozens of community members tried to articulate to the Hempstead Town Board last week. But in the end, many felt their pleas were … more
Not even retirement can slow down Peter King. After 28 years in the U.S. House — including a two-year stint as chair of the House Homeland Security Committee — as well as more than two decades serving on both the Hempstead town council and as Nassau County comptroller, King finds himself busier than ever. more
After several rounds of blistering public hearings and politically pressurized back-and-forths, the temporary redistricting commission’s efforts to explore how new district lines should be drawn … more
It’s been more than a decade since an earthquake devastated Haiti, killing more than 200,000 people, and leaving so many more thousands homeless. To this day, the Caribbean country continues to … more
Voters talked, but at least according to them, a committee tasked with drawing new boundaries for Hempstead town elected officials didn’t listen. At least that was the takeaway during the latest … more
Chuck Schumer has three goals for the new year: improve mass transit, ensure water and air quality are safe, and promote high technology on Long Island. The New York Democrat who maintained his … more
Dozens of neighbors rallied outside of Hempstead Town Hall last week demanding transparency, fair representation and free speech in the efforts to draw new lines for six town districts. Those who … more
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