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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

by Aug 19, 2020
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

by Feb 8, 2019
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

by May 29, 2018
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

by Apr 10, 2017
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

by Jan 18, 2016
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

by Jan 17, 2014
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

by May 4, 2013

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.