Governor Cuomo has signed bills introduced by Assemblyman Fred Thiele Jr. (I-Sag Harbor) and State Senator Kenneth LaValle (R-Port Jefferson) to improve water quality.
The bills passed both the Assembly and Senate by “overwhelming margins,” according to Mr. Thiele. (more…)
The New York State Department of Health released a full report on the possible impact of regulating marijuana in New York State last week, recommending that recreational use be legalized. (more…)
REPORTER FILE PHOTO A patient receiving a flu shot.
Suffolk County will offer another free influenza clinic for residents at the Riverhead Library on Saturday.
Governor Andrew Cuomo declared a public health emergency earlier this month and provided additional funding to increase access to flu vaccines. (more…)
JULIE LANE PHOTO | Assemblyman Fred Thiele Jr.
Calling it a “foolhardy initiative,” Assemblyman Fred Thiele Jr. (I-Sag Harbor) is joining Governor Andrew Cuomo’s effort to block offshore drilling from Long Island. (more…)
COURTESY PHOTO Governor Andrew Cuomo delivered his 2018 State of the State Address at Empire State Plaza Convention Center on January 3.
Governor Andrew Cuomo presented his 2018 agenda last Wednesday outlining initiatives that, if realized, could affect Shelter Island, including calls to address the opioid issue, immigrants’ rights and environmental issues. (more…)