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05/22/18 2:00pm
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Congressmen Lee Zeldin (R-Shirley) and Peter King (R-Seaford), citing a massive backlog of pending immigration cases, are requesting that Long Island be the place for a new immigration court.

In a letter to James McHenry, director of the Executive Office for Immigration Review, Mr. Zeldin and Mr. King referred to the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) budget request for fiscal year 2019, which included a commitment to open 75 new immigration courtrooms to reduce the backlog of pending cases. (more…)

01/02/18 12:00pm
GRANT PARPAN PHOTO Congressman Lee Zeldin (R-Shirley)

GRANT PARPAN PHOTO Congressman Lee Zeldin (R-Shirley)

Recently, the website Breitbart News reported that Steve Bannon had headlined a New York City fundraiser for  Congressman Lee Zeldin that produced significant contributions to Mr. Zeldin’s campaign fund. No dollar amounts were given. (more…)

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12/05/17 8:00am
COURTESY PHOTO | Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone at a recent press conference

COURTESY PHOTO | Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone at a recent press conference

County Executive Steve Bellone, in a Monday morning conference call with local reporters, called the federal tax bill a “potential catastrophe” for Long Island. (more…)

11/03/14 2:00pm
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For governor: Andrew Cuomo (D)

Perhaps Andrew Cuomo’s most impressive accomplishment since becoming governor in 2011 is an ability to work with lawmakers to pass budgets on time. He’s achieved this four years in a row, something that hadn’t happened in Albany in 40 years. He’s also remained focused on strengthening the economy through business incentives and middle-class tax cuts. (more…)