Jack Martins

MTA, LIRR Contract Talks Set Resume Next Week As L.I. Lawmakers Call On Cuomo To InterveneThe latest round of talks last week ended with no compromise in sight and both sides have blamed the other for the stalemate.
Previously Canceled Common Core Public Forums To Be RescheduledNew York State Department of Education Commissioner John King, Jr. canceled the meetings following what he called "disruptions caused by the special interests'' during the first meeting in Poughkeepsie.
New York State Considers New Ways To Keep Trucks Off ParkwaysA state DOT task force will consider solutions to the problem next month.
Court Strikes Down MTA Payroll Tax; Massive Transit Hikes PossibleAstronomical fare hikes and deep service cuts are possibly on the horizon for suburban commuters. It’s all because a major court ruling against the Metropolitan Transportation Authority has put the agency in a financial bind.
Boy Scarred In Iraq On L.I. For Medical TreatmentYoung Abdin Hadi was injured as a toddler when a car bomb exploded, sending a live wire across his face which left him severely scarred. A group of non-profit agencies has brought him and his family to Long Island for treatment by a plastic surgery group.
NY Midlevel Court Rejects Senate Vote ChallengeA judge has certified Martins the winner of the 7th Senate District seat by 451 votes out of the tens of thousands of cast.
Three Long Island Races Still UndecidedNew York's 1st Congressional District is getting the most attention, with Republican challenger Randy Altschuler holding a slim lead over incumbent Democrat Tim Bishop.
N.Y. Races Still Up In AirThe majority control of the New York state Senate is still uncertain as the official results from two races are still up in the air, WCBS 880’s Sophia Hall reports.
Three Races Undecided On Long IslandSome of the Long Island candidates admitted they expected their races to be close.
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