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Suffolk County Legislature

Suffolk County officials announce May 21, 2014, that the Steve Nelson Health Act has been signed into law. (Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone Signs Carbon Monoxide Detector Law

The Steve Nelson Safety Act comes in response to the death of a restaurant manager in February.

05/21/2014

Environmental groups sued the Suffolk County Government for diverting money intended for protect the drinking water supply. (credit: CBS 2)

Environmental Groups Sue Suffolk Country For Diverting Water-Protection Funds

The tax, which has been approved by voters five times since 1987, is intended to go toward protecting Long Island’s drinking water supply. The tax has raised about $1.5 billion to date.

03/10/2014

A pet groomer on Long Island (credit: CBS 2)

Suffolk County Could Become First To Regulate Pet Groomers

Suffolk County Legislator Robert Calarco, D-Patchogue, has proposed a bill that would begin with voluntary inspections of training and cleanliness.

02/27/2014

Suffolk County Police Cruiser

Suffolk Lawmakers Set To Vote On Plan To Refund Motorists For Administrative Fee

The Suffolk County executive reportedly supports a plan to reimburse the $30 to $50 fees. The legislation is expected to pass when lawmakers vote on the issue next week.

12/11/2013

Leg. Monica Martinez (Credit: Facebook)

Soon-To-Be Suffolk Legislator Seeks To Keep Job As Principal

Legislator-elect Monica Martinez wants to keep her job as an assistant principal at a Long Island school while she holds public office.

11/21/2013

Suffolk County Seal

Suffolk Union Trades Lower Entry-Level Pay For Job Security In 2014 Budget Deal

The deal is part of a $2.76 billion budget for 2014. The plan won unanimous approval.

11/20/2013

A Close Up Of An Adult Female, An Adult Male, Nymph And Larva Tick Is Shown. (file/credit: Getty Images)

Uptick In Lyme Disease Cases Has Suffolk County Looking For Answers

Politicians, health officials and parents have joined forces to try to stop the disease from spreading.

10/01/2013

Gavel (Credit: Clipart)

Suffolk County Votes To Remove 2 Trailers Full Of Sex Offenders

Suffolk County lawmakers have voted unanimously to move 38 homeless sex offenders out of two construction trailers, and place them in scattered locations throughout the county.

02/05/2013

Bath Salts

Schumer: Senate Closer To Banning Bath Salts

The bill would add MDPV and Mephedrone to the list of controlled substances. Thirty-four states including New York have banned bath salts already.

07/29/2011

Bath Salts

New York State Health Commissioner Bans Sales Of Bath Salts

The substance is most often sold in small convenience stores. It causes hallucinations, paranoia, delusions, suicidal behavior and violence as well as chest pains and increased blood pressure.

05/24/2011

Bath Salts

Suffolk County Bans Bath Salts

Sold inside blue or black packets, the bath salts are actually MDPV, a powder that when snorted causes hallucinations, suicidal thoughts and paranoia.

04/27/2011