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Some Residents Concerned With Drop In Nassau County DWI Arrests

Marge Lee, with the group Dedicatedd, said it’s very odd that in Suffolk County and in Queens, DWI arrests have increased, but in Nassau the numbers have fallen in the past three years.

05/22/2014

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Police Crack Down On Dangerous Driving In New Jersey

Police in Northern New Jersey were out in full force this long holiday weekend, cracking down on all types of dangerous drivers.

09/01/2013

Sign outside Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn. - Dec. 14, 2012 (credit: DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

Newtown Panel Votes Unanimously To Tear Down Sandy Hook Elementary School

The panel had narrowed a list of choices to renovating or rebuilding on the school site or building a new school on property down the street. Each would cost between about $48 million and $60 million.

05/11/2013

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School Security Task Force Set Up For Bergen County

Officials in Bergen County, N.J., formed a task force Monday to focus on school security assessments.

04/01/2013

SWAT team members canvas the neighborhood where the Newtown school massacre killer lived with his mother on Dec. 14, 2012. (Photo: CBS 2)

Conn. Gun Violence Task Force Website Goes Live

The website allows the public to submit testimony on several ideas being considered in the wake of the Newtown school shooting.

01/22/2013

Sandy Task Force In Rockaway Beach Dec. 10, 2012 (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

NY State Senate Forms Bipartisan Task Force On Sandy Recovery

The members of the task force will tour and hold hearings in damaged communities across the New York metropolitan region.

12/10/2012

Superstorm Sandy Victims

Superstorm Sandy Victims: Federal Aid Can’t Come Fast Enough

Superstorm Sandy victims had their sights Saturday on Washington, D.C., hoping to avoid political gridlock as they work to get the money needed to recover from the storm.

12/08/2012

NYC Street Parking Sign (credit: Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

Proposed Task Force Would Take On Confusing Parking Signs

If you have been confused by parking signs, stacked on top of each other, giving conflicting direction, you’re not alone. Councilman Dan Garodnick understands your dilemma.

12/08/2011

N.Y. Gov. Andrew Cuomo

Report: Group Files Medicaid Ethics Complaint

The advocates accuse some of the team’s members appointed by Gov. Andrew Cuomo of capping malpractice awards to serve the hospitals that employ them.

03/08/2011

N.Y. Gov. Andrew Cuomo

Cuomo’s Medicaid Reform Task Force Hits Target

The goal of the overhaul is to move nearly every one of the state’s 4.7 million recipients of the government healthcare program to managed care in three years, ending the use of hospital emergency rooms that drive up costs.

02/25/2011

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Date Violence Education Bill Gets A Hearing

Health teachers in public schools would be required to give age-appropriate instruction.

01/31/2011