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02/19/19 4:30pm

COURTESY IMAGE Some aid to municipalities have been cut in Governor Andrew Cuomo’s budget.

Assemblyman Fred Thiele Jr. (I-Sag Harbor) is not a happy man today after perusing the February 14 draft of Governor Andrew Cuomo’s proposed budget for the 2019-20 fiscal year.

But the legislator has vowed to continue his efforts to try to restore Aid and Incentives to Municipalities (AIM) that would affect all 13 towns and 88 of 94 villages on Long Island. (more…)

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02/18/19 2:00pm

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New York State is providing more than $7.5 million to expand addiction prevention, treatment and recovery services, according to Assemblyman Fred Thiele Jr. (I-Sag Harbor). The state is making $5.25 million available to expand medication assisted treatments, and more than $2.2 million for support of evidence-based prevention strategies, the legislator said in a press release. (more…)