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Haber grilled on fracking position

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.”

  • icon Posted: October 16

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Thursday 10/16/2014
Price too high to bury wires: Town
Posted: October 16, 2014

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. 

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Zuckerman stresses experience in town run
Posted: October 16, 2014

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.

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Blakeman talks tax cuts in bid for Congress
Posted: October 16, 2014

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.

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Lee challenges Schimel on environment
Posted: October 16, 2014

Republican state Assemblyman candidate Doug Lee said that he is not a stranger to state politics, despite never having held an elected position before. 

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Thursday 10/09/2014
L.I. reps join Quiet Skies Caucus
Posted: October 09, 2014

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. 

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Candidates clash on issues at forum
Posted: October 09, 2014

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.

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