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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
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
George Santos  faces growing scrutiny over where he has worked, where he went to school, and where his seemingly sudden wealth has come from. But now the U.S. Representative-elect is being questioned about something much different: Is he a descendant of Holocaust survivors? more
It's election night across the country has hundreds of thousands of voters take to the polls to choose who will represent them on the local, state and national level beginning next year. more
The legal wrangling over the July 11 election for Sanitary District 1 commissioner continues after a court hearing on Oct. 6. more
More than two months after the election for Sanitary District 1 commissioner between Gabriel Boxer and Gwynette Campbell, the legal maneuvering continues. more
Nassau County has nearly $70 million collecting a little dust in a bank account — but not for long. County Executive Bruce Blakeman has earmarked $2.5 million for opioid addiction treatment, … more
It’s a unique opportunity to reshape town lines and political power within Nassau County — an occasion that comes just once every decade. more
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