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  • Skelos, in Mineola, takes on the Democrat(ic) Party

     
    Long Island Republicans are taking up the use of ???Democrat??? instead of ???Democratic??? when attacking their political adversaries. State Sen. Dean Skelos headed a news conference Thursday in Mineola to attack the MTA bailout plan for raising taxes,...
  • This time, MacKay supports Kumar's choices

     
    Don't expect the state Independence Party to be overturning the Nassau committee's endorsements this time out. State Independence Party chief Frank MacKay, right, said, "We're behind the county 100 percent and the chairman 100 percent. We support...
  • 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......
  • Capitol circus: Probers probing probers...UPDATED

     
    Nassau State Sen. Craig Johnson???s investigations committee, at a public hearing, questioned Paterson IG Joe Fisch today, who kicked off the official ethics war in Albany last week. It had been a previously scheduled appearance, a Johnson aide explained....
  • LI's state Senators: 2 of 9 backed 'initiative' bill

     
    After two hours of debate, the State Senate adopted a local-government consolidation bill pushed by Attorney General Andrew Cuomo. The vote was 46 to 16. Democrats shot down Republican attempts to exempt fire districts and library districts. Sources...
  • On Nassau turf, small changes remain a big deal

     
    Prodded by Attorney General Andrew Cuomo, the State Senate gave final legislative approval to that hotly debated bill paving a way for voters and officials to merge or dissolve local government entities. But anyone who expects duplication to suddenly........
  • Senate split: Long Island lawmakers' clash

     
    From opposite sides of the aisle, within the Long Island delegation: Sen. Dean Skelos (R-Rockville Centre), for now back in the saddle as majority leader, has on his to-do list for the Senate session a bill from Sen. Charles......
  • Senate split: Democrats seen in chamber, UPDATED

     
    Democrats -- under pressure for boycotting the GOP Senate takeover for the past two weeks -- have returned to the Senate chamber within the last few minutes. About 18 members are present. It is seen as a maneuver to......
  • The 10 greatest L.A. Kings of all time, No. 1: Wayne Gretzky

     
    Ending our series of the 10 greatest L.A. Kings of all time, as chosen by our readers. No. 1: Wayne Gretzky (624 first-place votes, 13,849 points) It was interesting counting up the ballots. Some people had Gretzky way down on......
  • Three OC high schools join Anaheim Ducks' hockey league

     
    Five teams and three schools were added this week to the Anaheim Ducks High School Hockey League for the 2010-11 season. The league began in 2008 with JSerra Catholic High School (San Juan Capistrano). In 2009, Santa Margarita Catholic High......
  • No timetable set for Doughty; five games added to Kings' TV schedule

     
    Greetings from Chicago, where even the locals consider this a windy day … To me, the most important news from Wednesday's morning skate didn’t occur on the ice but in a conversation with General Manager Dean Lombardi. Defenseman Drew Doughty,......