Articles Tagged ‘Republicans’

‘Is there a War on Women?’

That was the question recently posed at the packed VFW Post 5253 hall in Albertson by Ann Salpeter Schockett, president of the Nassau County Federation…



George Maragos during press conference in Mineola.

Nassau Budget Deficit at $50M for 2011

Nassau County will end fiscal year 2011 with a budget deficit of $50.4 million and immediate steps should be taken to close the gap this…



Supporters of same sex marriage celebrate that the Senate members will vote on legislation to legalize same-sex marriage in New York, during a session of the New York State Senate at the Capitol in Albany, N.Y., Friday, June 24, 2011. (AP Photo/Hans Pennink)

New York Lawmakers Approve Gay Marriage

The New York State Senate approved a much-debated same-sex marriage…



Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos, R-Rockville Centre, speaks to reporters after meeting with Gov. Cuomo on gay marriage, Thursday, June 16, 2011 in Albany, N.Y.  Conflicting interests and political maneuvering threatened to stall a vote in New York on whether to legalize gay marriage, viewed by advocates and opponents alike as a pivotal moment in the years-long debate.(AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)

NY Gay Marriage: LI GOP Senators Unlikely To Approve

Don’t expect the one critical vote needed to make same-sex…



Union members say "We're ready for work"

Supporters Rally for New Nassau Coliseum

Hundreds of union workers poured into the Theodore Roosevelt Legislative…



Sagamore Hill (visitnassaucounty.com)

Government Shutdown Would Close Roosevelt’s House

In the event of a government shutdown, Long Islanders will still get their mail, but they might have to hold off on that trip to…