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