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Welcome To The 2015 Long Island Press Power List

The Power List is an opportunity to shine a well-deserved spotlight on the lives and efforts of some whom would otherwise go unrecognized, unheralded, unknown, and bring much-needed attention and awareness to their causes. It likewise intensifies the spotlight on the efforts and actions of those already in the limelight.

Pols Confirm Tim Sini New Suffolk Police Commissioner

The new commish will be tasked with cleaning up the mess left by a former police chief who was arrested on corruption charges. Among his first moves was announcing plans to invite the FBI to work more closely on the Long Island Serial Killer case, gang investigations and other probes. He also unveiled plans to revamp the internal affairs unit, crack down on drug houses, and hinted at an upcoming "unprecedented" law enforcement partnership.

Long Island Drone Sightings Rise as Regulations Debate Takes Off

At least 20 drone incidents were reported to authorities on Long Island amid debate over how to regulate the new technology.

Suffolk Pols OK Ban on Drones With Cameras

Lawmakers said the ban is intended to protect county facilities and beachgoers from violations of their privacy.

Long Island Would Suffer if Pell Grant Freeze OK’d, Officials Say

More than 150,000 college students on LI would be affected, as would the local economy, experts say.

Suffolk Pols Nix Bill Opposing Medford Casino Plan

It would have required the Suffolk OTB to get Brookhaven town approval before building a mini-casino.

Suffolk Bans Sale of Powdered Caffeine to Kids

The county legislature unanimously approved the measure Tuesday.

Suffolk Revives Plan to Merge Elected Offices

“I’m not necessarily 100-percent convinced, but I don’t believe that my personal opinion should obstruct the voters,” said Presiding Officer DuWayne Gregory (D-Amityville).

Nassau, Suffolk Legislatures Freshman Pols Taking Seats

Nearly a quarter of both Nassau and Suffolk county legislative seats are undergoing turnover as new lawmakers voters elected in November are being sworn...

Suffolk Dems Maintain Legislative Majority

Republicans picked off one key seat but Democrats unseated a renegade member who didn't caucus with the party.