Op-Ed: New Faces Coming to the Legislature

There will be new faces on the Suffolk County Legislature next year and, if he is elected in November, a familiar face, Steven Englebright of Setauket, who was a leading environmental champion on the county’s governing panel from 1983 until his election to the State Read More …

George Santos Roundup

The election of US Rep George Santos has provoked an outpouring of stories that challenge his accounts of his heritage, work history, finances, stories of personal losses and more. Here are just a few of the reports. NY Times: Who Is Rep. George Santos? His Read More …

LaLota Sworn In to Congress, Representing Huntington

Nick LaLota was sworn in as a member of the 118th Congress early Saturday morning after a weeklong struggle amongst Republicans and 15 rounds of voting to elect a speaker of the House of Representatives. “It took longer than expected, but it is an incredible Read More …

LaLota Team Polling on Top Issues

The campaign of U.S. Rep.-elect Nick LaLota is surveying residents about the top issues Republicans should take up when the new House session opens in January. The Republican, who will succeed Rep. Lee Zeldin in the First Congressional District that has expanded into Huntington, lists Read More …

Brown Beats Macco; Mattera Defeats Berland

Assemblyman Keith Brown was re-elected Tuesday night over Democratic challenger Cooper Macco. And in the 2nd State Senate race, incumbent Mario Mattera defeated Susan A. Berland. The Republican in the 12th Assembly District won with about 56 percent of the vote. In 2nd State Senate Read More …

2nd Update: LaLota Defeats Fleming for Congress; Hochul Claims Victory

Republican Nick LaLota defeated Bridget Fleming for Congress in the 1st District in Tuesday’s election. At 1:58 am, Tuesday, LaLota issued the following statement declaring victory: “Thank you to my wife Kaylie and our three awesome daughters Maggie Rae, Reagan Elizabeth, and Brooke Murphy for Read More …

Election Day: Key Races on the Ballot on State, County Level

Today is Election Day when voters who haven’t already cast their ballot early will choose their candidates for a variety of offices, including: governor, lieutenant governor, member of Congress, state comptroller, state attorney general, US senator, representatives to the State Senate and State Assembly,  as Read More …

Letter: Vote for Kids on Election Day

When you cast your vote this Election Day, vote for our children. Children can’t vote but we can and we must be their voice. When you vote, please consider that gun violence is the number one killer of our children. Consider voting for candidates that Read More …

State Senate 2nd District: Challenger Susan Berland

Longtime public servant Susan Berland, a Democrat, is running for New York State Senate, challenging Mario Mattera, who currently holds the seat in the 2nd Senate District. Berland, 61 of Dix Hills, is a former Suffolk County legislator and former Huntington Town board member. In Read More …