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  • Proof of citizenship for NY voters: a non-starter

     
    The state Senate gave one-house approval late last week to a measure, sponsored by Sen. John Flanagan (R-C-I-East Northport) and backed by other Long Island Republicans, that would require proof of citizenship, age and residency from New Yorkers...
  • Handful of regional names drives GOP-governor buzz

     
    For the moment, the biggest Long Island names in statewide politics belong to Thomas DiNapoli, the Democratic state comptroller, and Dean Skelos, the Senate???s GOP majority leader. Fast-forward to the 2010 governor???s race, and at least five regional...
  • Suffolk's Sen. Flanagan draws notice on upstate circuit

     
    Sen. John Flanagan (R-C-East Northport), already mentioned in this space as a possible future statewide-office prospect for the Republicans, has been gripping and grinning with some of the prominent civic types in western New York alongside Majority...
  • Golisano: No endorsements in Skelos, O. Johnson races

     
    Missing from last week???s string of endorsements in State Senate races by Rochester billionaire Thomas Golisano were two prominent Long Islanders ??? Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos (R-Rockville Centre) and Sen. Owen Johnson (R-West Babylon). James T....
  • Foley/Trunzo Intermodal: Noncommital vs. Indecisive

     
    One of the issues in Suffolk's 3d District Senate race is the proposed truck-rail intermodal transfer center in Brentwood, which seems to be a little baffling to both the candidates. One doesn't know where he stands, while the other......
  • Smithtown's Vecchio honored by historical society

     
    Smithtown Supervisor Patrick Vecchio had a busy few days last week, being feted and congratulated for his tenure as head of the town and for his work in protecting the environment. The Smithtown Historical Society recognized his 30 years......
  • Choppin' the honey locust in Commack

     
    If you heard the sounds of buzzsaws recently in the vicinity of Tara Lane in Commack, it was the sound of 21 trees going by the way for a sidewalk replacement. Fourteen residents on Tara Lane signed a petition asking......
  • Albany: The universality of hypocrisy

     
    In the state Senate today, Democrats adopted a couple of modest rules reforms and formed a committee with -bipartisan leadership to consider more. But the real moment of truth came when Republican Sen. John Flanagan of LI (left) introduced......
  • Green light goes red for three Suffolk Senators

     
    Three Long Island Republican senators ??? Kenneth LaValle, Owen Johnson, and John Flanagan ??? voted last week against the bill sponsored by Sen. Brian Foley (D-Blue Point) for authorizing the use of cameras to catch red-light jumpers in Suffolk......
  • MTA: After Foley whacks Sander, GOP whacks Foley

     
    As previously posted, state Sen. Brian Foley (D-Blue Point), whose win at the polls last November helped send Republicans into the minority for the first time in four decades, took a shot at the fat $350,000 one-year payout that departing......
  • Cuomo on LI tax districts: Populism and civics

     
    The pitch has a fine populistic ring, and on Thursday before the audience at the Long Island Association, it rewarded state Attorney General Andrew Cuomo with the kind of vibes he must like. Here Cuomo stood, on his day......