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Thursday 04/10/2014
State law costs Long Island schools
Posted: April 10, 2014

Heading into this year’s final state budget deliberations, education was the hot-button issue. As we voted today to enact a budget, I feel we made some positive strides toward real reform, but missed an opportunity to really correct the flaws in our state’s education system.

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Stopping the exodus from New York State
Posted: April 10, 2014

I think it was sometime after our 10th snowstorm that some of the most die-hard New Yorkers I know said Florida wasn’t looking too bad. 

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Thursday 04/03/2014
Local officials mixed on state budget
Updated: April 03, 2014 - 11:51 am

Local municipal officials and school district superintendents expressed mixed reactions to the $140 billion state budget that was approved by state legislators early Tuesday.

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Haber launches challenge to Martins
Updated: April 03, 2014 - 11:51 am

“Haber for Nassau” is now “Haber for New York.”

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Nassau in need of reforms: Kaiman
Updated: April 03, 2014 - 11:51 am

Nassau Interim Finance Authority Chair Jon Kaiman said last Thursday that Nassau County’s finance are “structurally imbalanced” and the county needed to reform its tax assessment system to get out of debt.  

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Democratic legislators lament minority status
Posted: April 03, 2014

According to Nassau County legislators Ellen Birnbaum (D-Great Neck) and Judy Jacobs (D-Woodbury) being in  the minority party of the Nassau County Legislature is not easy.

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Thursday 03/27/2014
It’s the same old song in Assembly
Updated: March 27, 2014 - 11:31 am

Can you hear it?  Listen closely and you’ll recognize the harmony of thousands of voices woefully singing, “It’s the Same Old Song” by the Four Tops.  

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Pulse of the Peninsula: Republicans fail on women’s rights
Updated: March 27, 2014 - 11:55 am

Empowerment or Subjugation? Political Parties Present Real Difference in Views on Women’s Issues

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