January 11, 2019 - 10:56am | Great Neck Record
The first elected political refugee and first Iranian Jew takes oath
Surrounded by family, community leaders and supporters, Anna M. Kaplan was sworn in as New York State Senator by Governor Andrew M. Cuomo on Sunday, Jan. 6, at Clinton G. Martin Park.
January 9, 2019 - 7:45pm | Newsday
Hempstead Town Tax Receiver Donald Clavin, a Republican, has been a nonstop critic of Democrat County Executive Laura Curran’s reassessment — holding news conferences, convening community meetings and sending town-paid mailings that demand Curran be more open about the new property values issued
January 8, 2019 - 6:57pm | Newsday
Nassau County Executive Laura Curran’s move to build an accurate, defensible property tax roll is becoming badly politicized, and the squabble over the details of a 60-day extension to grieve new assessments certainly drives home the point.
January 7, 2019 - 11:02am | The Island Now
State Sen. Anna Kaplan promised to be a voice for District 7 as she was sworn in late Sunday afternoon at Clinton G. Martin Park, with high-ranking Democrats praising her tenacity and empathy while casting her as the ideal fighter for Long Island.
December 20, 2018 - 11:05am | Long Island Herald
Nassau County is now in the thick of its first property-tax reassessment in nearly a decade. As a result of this arduous process, 200,720 of the county’s 386,000 homes are tentatively slated to pay more in property taxes in 2020-21, when the reassessment is to take effect.
December 19, 2018 - 8:20am | Newsday
Oyster Bay Town Supervisor Joseph Saladino received almost $16,000 of federal disaster relief for which he was not eligible, a lawsuit filed in state court alleges.
December 10, 2018 - 7:10pm | Newsday
Not one Nassau County taxpayer has gotten a flawed property-tax bill as a result of County Executive Laura Curran’s crusade to build an accurate roll of more than 400,000 properties. That’s because tax bills generated by the new values for 2020-21 won’t be sent out until Jan. 2.
December 10, 2018 - 6:00am | Newsday
In a normal political world, Nancy Pelosi’s 203-32 victory in the Democratic caucus of the House of Representatives would have assured her the speakership when the full House votes on Jan. 3. But this is no normal world we live in these days.
November 12, 2018 - 6:45pm | Newsday
Long Island state legislators plan to reintroduce a bill to impose a state fiscal monitor on the Town of Oyster Bay in 2019, its Democratic sponsors said last week.
November 11, 2018 - 6:00am | Newsday
On a night of election surprises in New York, none was bigger than Kevin Thomas.
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