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Haber touts biz skills in Senate bid

There are too many lawyers and career politicians in the state Legislature, Democratic state Senate hopeful Adam Haber told Blank Slate Media on Friday, and not enough representatives with his background as a businessman.

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5 GN mayors, 1 ex back Martins re-elex
Posted: September 18, 2014

Five Great Neck village mayors and one former mayor in a letter-to-the-editor sent to Blank Slate Media last Wednesday endorsed state Sen. Jack Martins (R-Mineola) in his bid for re-election to the 7th state Senate District, citing his record of addressing issues affecting the Great Neck peninsula.

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Blakeman campaign rips Rice for new hire
Posted: September 18, 2014

Republican Bruce Blakeman’s congressional campaign has accused Democratic challenger Kathleen Rice’s campaign of hiring a “D.C. insider” with past campaign finance violations to head a victory fund in the event Rice is elected to succeed Rep. Carolyn McCarthy in representing New York’s 4th Congressional District.

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Rice unveils jobs plan, support for Ex-Im bank
Posted: September 18, 2014

Nassau County District Attorney Kathleen Rice, who is opposing Republican Bruce Blakeman in a bid to succeed U.S. Rep. Carolyn McCarthy in the 4th Congressional District, on Tuesday unveiled a jobs plan that she said would assist small business, help invest in infrastructure and end tax breaks for companies that move operations outside the United States.

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Ed Mangano proposes 2015 tax hike
Updated: September 18, 2014 - 12:16 pm

Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano on Monday proposed a $2.98 billion budget for 2015 that, for the first time in his four years in the role, would raise property taxes by about 2.2 percent,.

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Haber calls for debate on women’s issues
Updated: September 18, 2014 - 12:18 pm

Roslyn Democrat and state Senatorial candidate Adam Haber on Monday challenged incumbent state Sen. Jack Martins (R-Mineola) to a debate on women’s rights, saying he wanted to set the record straight on facts that he claims Martins has “distorted.” 

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Lally touts role as Obama watchdog
Updated: September 18, 2014 - 12:30 pm

For Republican congressional candidate Grant Lally, the choice between him and Rep. Steve Israel (D-Huntington) in November’s midterm election is one of who will keep a closer eye on President Barack Obama. 

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