Tag: Jack Martins

Across the Island some municipalities are clearly ahead of the pack. These communities possess the good fortune to have visionary leaders, courageous council members and the right combination of assets, infrastructure and drive to make a difference in people’s lives. When you look for local role models, a few stellar examples quickly come to mind: Jack Schnirman, Long Beach city manager; Paul Pontieri, mayor of Patchogue; Francis X. Murray, mayor of Rockville Centre; and state Sen. Jack Martins, the former mayor of Mineola.

Context was often lost between the pace of coverage and testimony jumping around between dates, blurring significant moments in the timeline of the conspiracy. Seen in full, it offers a revealing look at the raw power that money has in The Empire State's politics, and the abuse of this state's most trusted offices to capitalize on this power toward a lawmaker's personal objectives.

The veteran Long Island Democrat leaves after eight terms in Congress and now the race is on to succeed him.

"They don’t know what the fuck they’re doing," Sen. Skelos said on wiretap, referring to Nassau County government.

"He's full of shit," Dean Skelos said of Gov. Andrew Cuomo.

Martins, a two-term state Senator, touted a bi-partisan record.

Politicians are out in full force, hoping to seal the deal, knowing that turnout will be key in this off-year when the White House is not up for grabs.

"The women of Nassau County deserve better representation as we work together to fight anti-equality measures like Hobby Lobby."

The Compassionate Care Act, once signed into law, would allow health practitioners to prescribe marijuana to patients with cancer or other life-threatening conditions by the end of next year—but no smoking.