Democratic state Senate hopeful Adam Haber on Tuesday said that despite his support of a statewide moratorium on hydrofracking, he approves the use of the gas extraction method “in states that have more sheep than people.”
Town of North Hempstead Supervisor Judi Bosworth said on Tuesday that the town does not have the funds to bury underground wires that are currently strung on 80-foot poles in Great Neck, Manhasset and Port Washington.
North Hempstead Town Councilman Peter Zuckerman on Friday said he wants residents to consider his experience – his nine months representing the town’s 2nd district and the 11 years he spent as a trustee in the Village of East Hills – in deciding whether to elect him to a full two-year term.
Republican congressional candidate Bruce Blakeman said Friday he would not take a machete to the federal budget if elected to succeed Carolyn McCarthy (D-Mineola) in the House of Representatives – just a scalpel.
Republican state Assemblyman candidate Doug Lee said that he is not a stranger to state politics, despite never having held an elected position before.
Thirteen members of Congress, including two Long Island representatives, last Wednesday announced the creation of the Quiet Skies Caucus, which will address issues on airplane noise and noise pollution throughout the United States.
Financial issues, the state Common Core academic standards and hydrofracking were the primary focus at the candidates forum sponsored by the League of Women Voters of Port Washington-Manhasset at the Unitarian Universalist Congregation in Manhasset on Tuesday night.