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Schumer Endorses Todd Kaminsky for Assembly

October 29, 2014
By Stephanie West


Long Island, NY - U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer has endorsed former federal prosecutor Todd Kaminsky to represent New York’s 20th Assembly District in Long Island. “Todd Kaminsky is exactly the kind of talented, dedicated public servant we need in Albany,” Sen. Schumer said. “As a federal prosecutor, he proved himself to be a relentless defender of New Yorkers—successfully prosecuting scam artists, drug kingpins and corrupt government officials.

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Long Island Teachers Rally to support Zypher Teachout for Governor

September 8, 2014
By Beth Borzone

Hauppauge - Over 100 outraged teachers, administrators, and parents rallied in Hauppauge on Thursday to protest Governor Cuomo’s education policies and to support Zephyr Teachout, the Fordham Law professor who is challenging Cuomo in Tuesday’s Democratic primary.

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Long Island Infrastructure Projects Creates Thousands of Jobs

September 22, 2014
By Stephanie West


Hauppauge, NY - September 15, 2014 - Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone has  announce a proposed $5 million in funding for four major infrastructure projects which are expected to create thousands of jobs, encourage economic growth and facilitate the development of transit-oriented downtowns.  

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NYS Village Official Stealing Public Funds

August 15, 2014
By Stephanie West


Margaret Bailey, the former clerk-treasurer of the now-dissolved village of Altmar in Oswego County, was sentenced to 2 to 6 years in state prison after pleading guilty to stealing $117,000 in public funds. Bailey was charged in March with grand larceny in the second degree (class C felony) and falsifying business records in the first degree (class E felony).

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September 10, 2014
By Stephanie West


Long Island, NY - Governor Andrew M. Cuomo has announced the start of construction on a $12.8 million project to replace the aging Carlls Straight Path Bridge over the Long Island Expressway, or LIE/I-495, in Dix Hills, Suffolk County. The project, which involves designing and building the bridge, will improve the safety for pedestrians, bicyclists and approximately 180,000 motorists who use the section of the Long Island Expressway each day.

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LaborPress Endorses Kaminsky for Assembly

August 12, 2014
By Neal Tepel, LaborPress Publisher


This November, voters on the South Shore of Long Island will elect their first new Assemblymember in a quarter-century, replacing Harvey Weisenberg, who is retiring after having represented the 20th District since 1989. In that race—the southwestern corner of Nassau County, including Long Beach, Oceanside, and the Five Towns—LaborPress strongly endorses former federal prosecutor Todd Kaminsky, who will be running on the Democratic and Working Families party lines this November.

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