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FILE - A smoker outside an office building in New York City.   (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Nassau Lawmaker Wants To Raise Smoking Age To 21 Like Suffolk County, NYC

On Monday, Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone signed into law a measure raising the minimum age to buy tobacco products from 19 to 21. It takes effect on Jan. 1.

04/15/2014

Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum in Uniondale as seen from Chopper 880 (credit: Tom Kaminski / WCBS 880)

Nassau Lawmakers Unanimously Approve Nassau Coliseum Renovation Proposal

County legislators will vote on a plan by developer Bruce Ratner to renovate the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum and build a retail and entertainment complex that would include restaurants, an ice rink, a bowling alley and a movie theater.

09/23/2013

Nassau County Executive and Legislative Building in Mineola, N.Y. (file / credit: Google Maps)

Nassau Legislature Reaches Agreement On Tax Refunds

After a year of disagreement, Democratic and Republican Legislators in Nassau County have come to a deal on $95 million in property tax refunds.

06/25/2013

Cigarette smoking

Long Island Lawmakers Want To Ban Smoking In Cars With Children

A bill proposed and co-sponsored by Legislators Judi Bosworth and Judy Jacobs would ban smoking in all motor vehicles in Nassau County with at least one passenger younger than 18.

03/08/2011