Legislator Kara Hahn

Supporters of a domestic violence policy bill that is expected to be voted on by the Suffolk County Legislature. (credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

Suffolk County Legislature To Vote On Domestic Violence Policy Bill

Under the legislation, Suffolk County police would receive new tools for differentiating offenders at highest risk of escalating domestic violence and provide training for victim advocates.

03/24/2015

Suffolk County has approved legislation allowing for prescriptions for exercise in parks. (Credit: CBS2)

Suffolk County Approves Legislation Calling For Park Exercise Prescriptions

In a first for the Tri-State Area, health care professionals in the suburbs may soon be giving patients unusual prescriptions.

11/20/2014

An assortment of handguns (file/credit: JOE KLAMAR/AFP/Getty Images)

Suffolk County Approves Gun Control Bill For Psychiatric Patients

Suffolk County legislators have approved a gun control bill intended to remove weapons from the hands of psychiatric patients deemed a threat to themselves or others.

03/06/2013

Suffolk County Legislator Kara Hahn (credit: http://legis.suffolkcountyny.gov)

Lawmakers Fight Bill To Send Fracking Wastewater To L.I. Sewage Treatment Plant

Suffolk County Legislator Kara Hahn and Deputy Presiding Officer Wayne Horsley say a sewage treatment plant in West Babylon should not become a dumping site for hydraulic fracturing – or hydro-fracking.

02/26/2012