Tag: Jack Martins

Long Island Municipalities That Get It Right: What Do They Know...

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.

An Inside Look At How Skelos Trial Exposed Slimy Side Of...

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.

Rep. Steve Israel Won’t Run for Re-election, Setting Off Race to...

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

Skelos Corruption Trial: Wiretaps Reveal GOP Senators Bashing Nassau Leaders

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

Skelos Corruption Trial: Wiretaps Reveal Senators & Son Ripping Cuomo, Environmentalists

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

Jack Martins Beats Haber, Holds on to State Senate Seat

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

How Will the Battle for Long Island Play Out Politically?

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.

Adam Haber Says Women’s Health Issues Divide Him From Sen. Jack...

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

New York 23rd State to Legalize Medical Marijuana

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.