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Fred Thiele

Fred Thiele (I, D-Sag Harbor) represents the First Assembly District, a district that includes southeastern Brookhaven, Southampton and East Hampton towns. He was first elected to the Assembly in 1995, after serving as Southampton Town supervisor and Suffolk County legislator.

Long Islanders deserve real LIPA/PSEG-LI reform

Assembly Member Fred Thiele (I-Sag Harbor): "We deserve an electric company that is up to the task of implementing our new energy future. Transparency, oversight, and accountability will be critical."

Assemblyman Fred Thiele: Why I support the Reproductive Health Act

Assemblyman Fred Thiele explains his support of the Reproductive Health Act, which codified Roe v. Wade in New York State law.

Thiele: State’s efforts to relieve impacts of SALT cap will prove futile

In December 2017, the U.S. Congress enacted a new federal tax bill that placed a $10,000 cap on SALT (State And Local Tax) deductions....

Thiele: $7.6 billion bailout for aging upstate nuclear plants a double insult to L.I. ratepayers

Long Islanders paid for LILCO’s Shoreham mistake so that a nuclear plant would not open. Now the state wants Long Islanders to pay again so that nuclear plants in another part of New York will not close.

Column: Why we must remember King and embrace his values

As we strive for criminal justice and education reforms in New York, as well as solutions to the widening opportunity gap between the wealthy and everyone else, it's important that we embrace his values and remember his legacy.
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January is carbon monoxide awareness month

Did you know that carbon monoxide-related poisonings increase by 10 percent during winter months? That's right, the increased use of home heating systems,...
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Rethinking LIPA: A demand for transparency


Assemblyman Fred Thiele argues that  the future of LIPA should be decided in an open and transparent process and the interests of the Long Island consumer must be paramount.