Democrat Kathleen Rice and Republican Bruce Blakeman each won their party’s primary election on Tuesday for New York’s 4th Congressional District and will square off in November to determine who will succeed the retiring Carolyn McCarthy in Washington.
Grant Lally will be the lone challenger to Rep. Steve Israel’s (D-Huntington) 3rd congressional seat in the November midterm elections after defeating Stephen Labate by 110 votes in Tuesday’s Republican primary.
I’m a big fan of old TV shows. So I know I’m dating myself when I ask if you remember the lyrics to Movin on Up, the theme song to The Jeffersons? Especially the part that goes:
One of the great pleasures of being an elected official is the opportunity I get to meet so many of the wonderful veterans who have served our country with great distinction, and helped protect the freedom of all Americans.
New York on Friday became the 23rd state in the country to legalize medical marijuana.
The state Legislature on Wednesday passed legislation proposed by state Assemblywoman Michelle Schimel (D-Great Neck) and state Sen. Jack Martins (R-Mineola) that would extend the use of lever-voting machines for village, school board and special district elections throughout the state until Dec. 31, 2015.