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Town’s Financial Practices Continue to Receive Awards

The Town of Huntington continues to receive recognition from the national organization representing government finance professionals for the Town’s financial practices and the clarity in reporting and describing them for the public.
The Town was recently notified that for the 17th consecutive year, it has received a Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting, the highest […]

“The Suffolk County Red Light Safety Program uses automated enforcement to enhance the safety of motorists at red light intersections located within Suffolk County,” according to the county’s Traffic and Parking Violations Agency website. However, the 2015 report recently released by the Agency tells a different story. A review of the data shows that 50% […]

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Councilman Eugene Cook would like to thank the constituents who took the time to respond to his survey regarding term limits.  Interestingly, the following results stood out:
 
 
 

98.07% of the people who responded are in favor of term limits.
86.54% supported that term limits included all elected officials
63.46% supported 2 terms of 4 years compared to 17.31% […]

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Legislator William R. Spencer, M.D. will join action groups and concerned local residents for a powerful healthcare vigil tonight to urge the Senate to work on solutions that will provide affordable and meaningful coverage for families, individuals, and vulnerable populations.  The formerly proposed Healthcare Bill, as written, would be disastrous for millions nationwide, eviscerating Medicaid […]

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Councilman Eugene Cook is requesting all Huntington residents and business owners to let him know their thoughts on term limits for the elected officials in the Town of Huntington.  He is currently drafting legislation to schedule a public hearing for term limits and needs to know your thoughts on what you want for the Town […]

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For over a decade, peace of mind on Long Island has been threatened by increasing concerns about violent crime. In wake of the many gruesome and tragic crimes that have occurred throughout the downstate region, this topic has moved to the forefront of political discussion – and rightly so.
In recent weeks, we have seen the […]

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February 3, 2017
Dear Editor,
On Wednesday February 1, 2017, the Suffolk County Planning Commission held their meeting to vote on
the Heartland Development. If you attend this meeting I am sure that you would have been surprised and disgusted at some of events that unfolded that day.
As a resident and elected official in Suffolk County, I understand that […]

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EDITORS OPINION ON THIS THROW BACK:
The following story goes back to June 2014 and happened because of the results of the November 2013 Elections.  Here are some of the results from that election.  Editors Opinion with the results of this election would have made a Major change in Huntington Government by 595 votes. Gene Cook […]

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STATEMENT FROM ASSEMBLY MINORITY LEADER BRIAN M. KOLB
(R,C,I,REF-CANANDAIGUA) ON EXECUTIVE BUDGET PROPOSAL
 
“The Governor should have stood up today January 17, 2017, front and center, and told every New Yorker how he plans to spend $150 billion of their money. Instead, he spent the day in his mansion.
 
Since this Governor took office, the budget-making process […]

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Last night September 29, 2016 at the VFW hall in Halesite Tom Suozzi’s 3rd District Congressional Candidate had a town hall meeting.  The meeting was very upbeat and had wonderful questions from the audience in regards to immigration. Everyone had questions concerns and issues for Suozzi’s, Tom Suozzi addressed each and every one with fresh […]

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