Nassau County Legislature
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.
The move granted approval for contracts that reinstate cost-of-living wages in exchange for union givebacks. Nassau’s fiscal control board – known as NIFA – must still approve the deal.
The 39-year-old Democrat is running for the seat currently held by Democratic Rep. Carolyn McCarthy, who is retiring.
The Corridor Counts said the review board is necessary because many in the community feel they are being unfairly targeted by police.
Local officials touted Monday’s unanimous vote to approve the $229 million redevelopment of Nassau Coliseum and its surrounding property.
A Long Island lawmaker who admitted to revealing portions of an internal investigation about police failures in a domestic-violence case that led a woman’s death was found in contempt by a federal judge on Friday. He was fined $2,500.
Was it a political power grab or a fairer way to assure all citizens have equal representation? Voting district boundaries are poised to be redrawn following a controversial decision in Nassau County on Tuesday.