John Flanagan

A box of 9mm bullets and .223 rifle ammuntion sit on the counter at a store. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Cuomo Administration, Senate Republicans Agree To Changes In Gun Control Law

In the past, Cuomo has resisted calls to change what he considers a signature achievement.


Dean Skelos, left, surrenders to authorities on May 4, 2015. (credit: CBS2)

NY Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos Resigns Leadership Post

State Senate Leader Dean Skelos has stepped down from his leadership post Monday following his arrest on corruption charges, CBS2’s Marcia Kramer reports.


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L.I. Lawmaker Announces Proposals To Adjust Common Core Testing

State Senate Education Committee Chairman John Flanagan (R-East Northport) said there needs to be legitimate debate about the quantity and quality of exams.


Suffolk County Executive Steve Levy - File / AP Photo/Mike Groll

Who Will Run For Suffolk County Executive Steve Levy’s Job?

The Democrats have been preparing for this campaign for a while, but it’s a fairly open field for the Republicans.