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Cuomo Cites Agency Gains For Disabled In Veto

ALBANY, N.Y. (CBSNewYork/AP)Gov. Andrew Cuomo has vetoed legislation intended to clear what one lawmaker said in June was a waiting list of 12,000 disabled individuals who needed services or housing. 540 more words


Long Island Assemblyman Harvey Weisenberg Set To Retire

ALBANY, N.Y. (CBSNewYork/AP) — Longtime New York State Assemblyman Harvey Weisenberg (D-Long Beach) announced Monday that he will not run for reelection this fall.

Weisenberg, a former police officer, teacher and lifeguard first elected to the Assembly in 1989, said he retire at the end of this year. 177 more words


Sewage Press Conference at Bay Park Plant

On Tuesday, May 14, 2013 a large turnout stood up at the Bay Park sewage treatment plant in East Rockaway to fight for Sandy funds to fix the ailing plant. 298 more words


Get Moving! Chuck Schumer Returns to Point Lookout

Full funding, $150 million, in place as part of Sandy Aid Bill to pay for Long Beach Barrier Island Storm Damage Reduction Project

“coming back bigger, better, stronger than ever “

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Senator Schumer Discusses Sandy Aid and Army Corps Project at Point Lookout

Point Lookout Civic Beach-Sunday January 27, 2013.
Today Local residents braved the cold at Point Lookout Civic Beach to hear Senator Charles Schumer and other local leaders address Point Lookout civic leaders and citizens about revisiting the Army Corps of Engineers plan for shoring up our shoreline. 886 more words


Pension + Salary -- how's that for a "retention bonus"?

Okay, we’re talking really low six-figures, sometimes just five-figures, mere rounding errors for bankers and such. But still…New York lawmakers get to retire at 65 and collect full pensions, even if they stay in the job at full salary. 455 more words