Tag: Jay Jacobs

For Once, Long Island Catches Presidential Primary Fever

No matter what happens, for two weeks New York was front and center in the political world, giving the rest of the nation a unique opportunity to see what it means for candidates to come face-to-face with voters here.

Voters to Decide Replacement for Skelos Seat

A special election Tuesday will decide who replaces ex-State Sen. Dean Skelos (R-Rockville Centre), who was convicted of corruption.

Long Island Voters Decide Key Races On Election Day

Voter turnout is pivotal in key match-ups across Nassau and Suffolk.

Biden Will Run For President, Says Top Dem LI Fundraiser Jon...

“When he does enter the race, it’ll be a game changer. It’s going to upend the whole campaign."

Exit Skelos, Enter Flanagan: What Albany’s Power Switch Means for NY

Questions linger after state Senate majority leadership switcheroo this week.

Long Island Plays Key Role in Picking Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver’s...

But the next speaker will most likely hail from New York City.

Will Primary Day Pack Any Surprises for Democrats?

Voter turnout is expected to be around 10 percent, experts say.

Consolidation Advocates Keep Pressure on Special Taxing Districts

The status quo has a lot of staying power, but there have been developments in consolidating Long Island special districts.

Nassau Legislator Banned from Caucus After Alleged Racial Remark

"Let's make this very clear and very concise, Legislator Birnbaum is banned from the minority caucus and the Democratic caucus."

Cuomo Draws Supporters, Protesters to Suffolk Fundraiser

While those rallying outside protested Cuomo’s position on issues ranging from education to the environment and gun rights, Democrats inside called the fundraiser a success.