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After a contentious special election, Tom Suozzi has won back his old seat in Congress with 5.8. Despite a vigorous campaign by his Republican opponent Mazi Melesa Pilip, Suozzi’s election … more
Nassau County Executive Bruce Blakeman's efforts to bring in Hofstra University president Susan Poser before the county legislature will have to wait until February. more
Nassau County Executive Bruce Blakeman ordered Hofstra University president Susan Poser to appear in front of the county legislature next week. But it seems Blakeman and others will have to wait until at least February. more
The battle between Nassau County and Hofstra University appears to be heating up beyond the legal action between the two. County Executive Bruce Blakeman says he has subpoenaed Hofstra president Susan Poser, accusing her of colluding with a competing casino organization in an effort to derail plans by Las Vegas Sands to redevelop the Nassau Coliseum. more
George Santos has become the first  congressman to be expelled from the U.S. House of Representatives without first being convicted of a felony since the Civil War. more
It’s a simple philosophy — one Lawrence Nedelka believes may best define his campaign for a seat on the Hempstead Town Council: “You can’t change how the system works, until you change who works the system.” more
Tom Muscarella grew up around politics. His father was a Hempstead town councilman, and five of his six siblings “followed form,” entering the world of politics, insurance and legal representation. more
Chances are likely that those living around Elmont and Valley Stream will recognize Carriè Solages around town — even if he’s wearing a baseball cap and sunglasses. more
U.S. Rep. George Santos was arrested this morning, turning himself in on a 13-count indictment accusing him of wire fraud, money laundering, theft of public funds, and making materially false statements to the U.S. House of Representatives, where he serves. more
There are nearly two-dozen more conditional cannabis dispensary licenses on their way to Long Island. But thanks to local pushback in a number of Nassau County communities, chances are very low one … more
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