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Rice outlines climate change plan

Democratic congressional candidate and current Nassau County District Attorney Kathleen Rice on Monday outlined her plan to curb greenhouse gas emissions at a press conference where she accepted the endorsement of the Sierra Club, the nation’s largest environmental organization.

  • icon Posted: September 29

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Democrats open East Hills headquarters
Updated: September 25, 2014 - 11:19 am

Democratic politicians from all levels of government and their supporters rallied outside the party’s new North Hempstead campaign headquarters in Roslyn on Saturday.

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Blakeman slams Rice for Denenberg ties
Updated: September 25, 2014 - 11:19 am

Republican congressional candidate Bruce Blakeman’s campaign on Tuesday questioned whether Nassau County District Attorney Kathleen Rice, a Democrat who is opposing Blakeman, was too lenient four years ago when investigating Nassau County  Legislator David Denenberg (D-Merrick) on charges of “road rage.”

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Cuomo signs bill to protect firefighters
Updated: September 25, 2014 - 11:19 am

Gov. Andrew Cuomo last Wednesday signed a bill into law that would require residential buildings to have a notice alerting first responders if the building was constructed with truss beams that are susceptible to collapse during fires. 

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Rep. Israel supports U.S. attacks on ISIS
Posted: September 25, 2014

Less than 24 hours after the United States military began a series of airstrikes in Syria against the terrorist group ISIS (Islamic State of Iraq and Syria), Rep. Steve Israel (D-Huntington) expressed support for the attacks and called for them to continue.

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Long Beach council, Schumer back Rice
Posted: September 25, 2014

Nassau County District Attorney Kathleen Rice was endorsed last week by U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer and the Long Beach city council in her 4th Congressional District campaign against Republican Bruce Blakeman to succeed the retiring Carolyn McCarthy in Washington.

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Haber leads disputed Green Party primary
Posted: September 25, 2014

It was by no means a landslide, but Adam Haber’s 13-10 unofficial write-in victory over Green Party candidate Cassandra Lems could give him the Green ballot line for the 7th state Senate District race in the November election.

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