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West Hawaii Today
Must-have accessory for House candidates in 2014: the personalized super PAC
Daniel Innis, a former business school dean running a long-shot campaign for the House in New Hampshire, faced a big financial disadvantage until a wealthy friend put hundreds of thousands of dollars into a super PAC backing his candidacy.
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Wed Jul 16, 2014
Overnight Energy: Obama beefs up climate tools
CLIMATE: President Obama is playing defense against climate change with a number of new initiatives he unveiled Wednesday across a wide array of agencies to help communities bulk up critical infrastructure.
Army Corps: Fire Island dune dredging could start in September
Dredging for Fire Island's new dunes -- part of a federal storm-protection project -- is now planned to start in September, about six weeks sooner than expected, officials said Tuesday.
NY: Will Cuomo Intervene to Avert an LIRR Strike?
July 16--All eyes are on Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo as a strike deadline barrels down the Long Island Rail Road tracks like an express train.
Mon Jul 14, 2014
Want a Job? Hire a Lobbyist or Donate to a Campaign
NEW YORK -- Both the Republicans and Democrats have jobs bills. Neither will pass, and this is our government.
Albany Times Union
Skelos: Maziarza s retirement wona t impact battle for Senate
That's the message Senate Republican Leader Dean Skelos had Monday morning, less than 24 hours after Maziarz, a top Republican, announced he would retire Sunday night.
Sun Jul 13, 2014
Elon Musk promises $1 million, Supercharger for New York's Nikola Tesla Museum
Earlier this year, Matthew Inman, the creator of The Oatmeal , penned a gushing review of his Tesla Model S , and followed it up with a request to Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk for $8 million to help build a museum dedicated to the achievements of the company's namesake because "any less than $8M would pretty much leave us in the same boat we're in ... (more)
Thu Jul 10, 2014
How to Stop Burn Pits From Becoming the Next Agent Orange
As veterans complain of health impacts from toxic fumes, advocates warn that burn pits in Iraq and Afghanistan might come back to haunt the administration.
Wed Jul 09, 2014
Verizon, Others Blasted in Complaints About New York Telecom Service
Citing a deterioration of services, high rates and an absence of competing broadband services, state lawmakers, municipal governments and consumer advocates recently asked the New York Public Service Commission to examine the deregulated telecommunications market.
Mon Jul 07, 2014
Verizon's "deteriorated" phone lines cited in demand for investigation
Dozens of lawmakers, municipal officials, and consumer advocacy groups want a thorough investigation of New York's phone system, accusing Verizon of raising prices substantially while allowing landline service to deteriorate throughout the state.
Thu Jul 03, 2014
The East Hampton Star
State Backs PSEG Cost Estimate
It would cost approximately $4 million per mile to put six miles of already installed PSEG Long Island high-voltage transmission lines underground from East Hampton Village to Amagansett, according to the State Department of Public Service.
Wed Jul 02, 2014
Connecticut lawmakers fight Plum Island sale
Members of Connecticut's and New York's congressional delegation are hoping to stop the federal government from selling Plum Island in Long Island Sound.
Mon Jun 30, 2014
Standing At Stony Brook's Calverton Business Incubator, Gillibrand,...
To help close this gap, Gillibrand and Bishop are pushing for passage of federal legislation called the Technology and Research Accelerating National Security and Future Economic Resiliency Act, which would create a competitive grant program for universities, colleges, federal laboratories like and non-profit research institutions to help ... (more)
Sat Jun 28, 2014
Could this candidate be the next Jewish Republican in Congress?
Earlier this month, Republican Lee Zeldin, a New York state senator who is running for Congress this year, welcomed House Majority Leader Eric Cantor to Quiogue, N.Y., to headline a fundraiser on Zeldin's behalf.
Fri Jun 27, 2014
Gillibrand, Bishop Announce Bill to Bring High-Tech Innovation to the Marketplace
STANDING AT STONY BROOK''S CALVERTON BUSINESS INCUBATOR, GILLIBRAND, BISHOP ANNOUNCE BILL TO BRING HIGH-TECH INNOVATION TO THE MARKETPLACE Gillibrand, Bishop Push Bipartisan Legislation to Help Launch Innovative Small Businesses, Turn Researchers into Entrepreneurs, Translate Discoveries into Marketable Products, Create High-Tech Jobs on Long ... (more)
Wed Jun 25, 2014
Trump-Backed Candidate Wins Ny Gop Primary
New York state Sen. Lee Zeldin, Donald Trump's choice in the GOP primary for the state's 1st Congressional District, scored an overwhelming victory against former Wall Street prosecutor George Demos on Tuesday.
Long Island Business News
Zeldin, Rice, Blakeman win LI congressional primaries
State Sen. Lee Zeldin defeated former Securities and Exchange Commission lawyer George Demos on Tuesday in a Republican primary for the 1st Congressional District, representing a wide swath of eastern Long Island, in a race that was watched by both national political parties.
National GOP get their picks in New York
New York state Sen. Lee Zeldin and former Bush administration official Elise Stefanik have won their primaries, giving national Republicans their preferred candidates in two competitive New York House races.
Rangel NY congressional primary too close to call
With 99 percent of the vote counted in unofficial results, Rangel led Espaillat 47.4 percent to 43.7 percent, a difference of fewer than 2,000 votes from about 47,000 votes counted on Tuesday.
Tue Jun 24, 2014
The Daily Beast
Rockefeller Republicans Surge in N.Y.By David Freedlander
One was an early supporter of same-sex marriage. Another was backed by Karl Rove.