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Tuesday, May 26, 2015
Politics
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City Council Vice President Fran Adelson, a Democrat, announced on Tuesday that she would not seek re-election this year, marking the beginning of a political season in which council President Len … more
The Long Island Working Families Party voted last week to issue an early endorsement for Long Beach City Councilman Anthony Eramo in his bid for re-election this November. It was the party’s first … more
After a closed-door meeting in Albany on May 11, Dean Skelos stepped down as Senate Majority Leader and will be replaced by John Flanagan (R-East Northport). Immediately after criminal charges … more
Kate Murray, the Town of Hempstead’s supervisor for 12 years, is giving up the relative safety of her post for a run at higher office: Nassau County district attorney. more
Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos and his son, Adam, turned themselves over to the FBI in Manhattan on the morning of Monday, May 4 on charges of extortion, fraud and soliciting bribes. It was … more
The New York Times is reporting that Senator Dean Skelos and his son, Adam, may be arrested as early as Monday, May 4. Skelos, the senate's Majority Leader and a Republican from Rockville Centre, and his … more
The City Council approved an agreement on April 21 in which a developer that was given the go-ahead last year to build two 15-story luxury apartment towers on the vacant Superblock property will pay … more
The bills came just days after it was revealed publicly that federal prosecutors are investigating Dean Skelos, Republican majority leader of the State Senate, and his son, Adam, in connection with AbTech Industries, an Arizona company that hired the latter and received a $12 million storm-water treatment contract from Nassau County, even though another company submitted a lower bid. more
U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer announced legislation to crackdown on an “alarming new trend” known as “swatting” — which involves making fake 911 calls to draw out police SWAT teams to … more
A group of New York City firefighters and medics representing nearly 300 members of the city Fire Department who live in Long Beach announced their support for the city’s career firefighters at a … more
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