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In a recent campaign mailer, Congressman Steve Israel published the results of his Priorities Survey. When asked for a comment, Stephen Labate said, “It is time for Steve Israel to start telling the truth about his record and what he supports. His comments are complete mischaracterizations of the truth, especially regarding Medicare and Social Security”.

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Suffolk County residents can breathe a sigh of relief today! After weeks of negotiation, the Suffolk County Department of Health will undergo a comprehensive review of the programs and services it provides before devastating cuts to personnel will take place.

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Councilman Mark Mayoka’s investigation into the prepared re-bonding resolution yielded $300,000.00 in savings.

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Shed The Meds Program

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Senator Carl L. Marcellino is partnering with the Suffolk County Police Department and Value Drugs to help residents safely dispose of their expired or unused medications.
The “Shed the Meds” program will take place 10 am to 1 pm, Saturday June 2 at Value Drugs, 349 New York Avenue, Huntington. Residents can drop off any medication […]

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Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone, Health Services Commissioner James Tomarken and Legislator Kara Hahn announced the launch of the Department of Health Services’ Regional EMS Opioid Overdose Prevention Project, a two-year New York State demonstration program that will study the effectiveness of the administration of Naloxone to opioid overdose patients by certified basic emergency medical technicians. 
Naloxone, […]

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In a move designed to stop the out-of-state exodus of more than 1,600 high-paid jobs, the Suffolk County Industrial Development Agency (IDA) today approved a cost-saving incentive package for Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc., a public company being courted by New Jersey, Virginia, Florida, Ohio and Texas.

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Councilman Mark Mayoka states “The time spent over the past two weeks was well spent and has yielded extraordinarily positive results”.
These are the undisputed facts
1)      The refunding plan that was attached to the refunding bond resolution which was prepared on March 13th was only a proposed plan and is stale.
2)      The resolution allows for the […]

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 In a recent campaign mailer, Congressman Steve Israel claimed that Republicans have “been accumulating war chests full of special interest money”. When asked for a comment, Stephen Labate said, “This is just the latest example of where Steve Israel’s rhetoric doesn’t match his actions, or the actions of his boss, President Obama, who just attended […]

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The legislation, which I am sponsoring, seeks to combat cyber-bullying by allowing the victim of an anonymous Website posting to request that the post be removed if the anonymous source is unwilling to attach his or her name to it.

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Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone applauded the Suffolk County Legislature for protecting taxpayers by voting to have employees pay for part of the cost of their health insurance for the first time in the county’s history.  Today’s vote will save Suffolk County taxpayers $1.4 million through 2013 and would save $32 million over that time […]

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