Tag: Jon Kaiman

Suozzi, Meeks Win Long Island Primaries; East End Race Too Close...

Ex-Nassau County Executive Tom Suozzi and U.S. Rep. Gregory Meeks (D-Queens) won Long Island Democratic congressional primaries Tuesday, but a third local race was too close to call, according to unofficial results. Suozzi decalred victory with 36 percent of the vote in the crowded field of five Democrats seeking to replace outgoing U.S. Rep. Steve Israel (D-Huntington), who’s not seeking re-election. Meeks, who represents part of Nassau County, easily fended off Democratic challenger Ali Mirza, a publicist and county worker. But former Southampton Town Supervisor Anna Throne-Holst had a slim 29-vote lead over opponent David Calone, a former federal prosecutor turned venture capitalist.

Long Island Congressional Primary Voters Guide 2016

Voters who are registered Democrats will cast their ballots to decide who wins their party line in three Long Island Congressional primary elections on Tuesday, June 28. What follows is a voters’ guide profiling each of LI’s nine Democratic Congressional primary candidates.

Jonathan Clarke Is Proud To Be ‘The Outsider’ In Race To...

Jonathan Clarke's campaign war chest is practically empty compared to his Democratic primary rivals, but in this election year he thinks voters want ethics reform--and that's where he comes in. New York voters are so angry at the status quo, he insists, that ethics reform is a winning formula. He says that an underdog like him has a chance because the electorate is sick and tired of the corruption that has already led to federal convictions of two of the most powerful men in Albany: the former State Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos (R-Rockville Centre) and the ex-State Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver (D-Manhattan).

NY State Commits Promised $150 Million for Bay Park Plant

“In this day and age, we should not be dumping treated effluent into the bays."

NIFA OKs Mangano’s 3.4% Nassau Tax Hike

The Nassau Interim Finance Authority voted unanimously to approve next year’s $2.98 billion budget Monday.

Hundreds of Nassau Workers Take Early Retirement

Mangano offered workers $1,000 a year for each year of service as a way to cut payroll expenses.

Nassau Could Face $77M Deficit, Warns Maragos

"This situation is unfortunate, but not surprising."

NIFA Renews Nassau Wage Freeze, But Sets Thaw in Motion

“This is a crisis that’s been a long time coming and in need of a resolution.”

Mangano Sworn In for Second Nassau Exec Term

"I’m so grateful that you have provided me the opportunity to serve a second term."

Nassau GOP Adds 1 Seat to Legislative Majority

But the Republicans still fall two seats short of a supermajority needed to borrow without Democratic support.
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