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Riverhead councilwoman tapped as Republican candidate for Assembly

Suffolk County Republicans have tapped Riverhead Councilwoman Jodi Giglio as their candidate for the Second Assembly District seat.

Palumbo is running for State Senate

Republican incumbent Assemblyman Anthony Palumbo of New Suffolk has announced his candidacy for the State Senate seat held by Republican Sen. Ken LaValle for 44 years.

Republican lawmakers sound an alarm on elimination of cash bail for most crimes in N.Y.

Criminal justice reforms that take effect tomorrow put public safety at risk, according to Republican members of the state legislature, who called a press conference this morning outside the criminal court building and correctional facility in Riverside to sound an alarm.

LaValle, Palumbo blast one-house budget bills passed by legislature

The Democratic-majority state legislature has passed one-house budget bills opposed by the Republican members of the East End delegation.

In Albany last week: Votes cast by local state lawmakers on bump stocks, waiting periods, guns in schools and more

Last week in Albany, lawmakers passed a comprehensive gun safety package that included legislation to ban bump stocks, strengthen background checks, further limit firearm possession on school grounds and to create extreme risk protection orders. 

In Albany last week: Votes cast by local state lawmakers on abortion, birth control, DREAM act and teacher evaluations

Below are the bills that passed in both chambers of the State Legislature last week (Jan. 21-25) and how our local lawmakers — State...

North Fork Assemblyman Anthony Palumbo on bill that codifies Roe v. Wade in New York state law

The bill was passed by the State Legislature yesterday without the support of Second District Assemblyman Anthony Palumbo, who says the measure goes too far in several respects.

In Albany: How local lawmakers voted on the first six bills passed in the 2019 state legislative session

Closing the "LLC loophole," voter pre-registration, voter registration transfers, sexual orientation conversion therapy and a bill to prohibit discrimination based on gender identity or expression— where do our local state lawmakers stand?

Candidates square off at chamber debate

Rep. Lee Zeldin faced challenger Perry Gershon Wednesday night in a debate hosted by the Mattituck Chamber of Commerce. Assemblyman Anthony Palumbo and challenger Rona Smith also debated the issues.

It’s Palumbo in a landslide for Republican assembly nod; Democrat Whelan wins her party line for Surrogate Court judge

Incumbent Assembly Member Anthony Palumbo won the Republican primary election yesterday with more than 80 percent of the votes cast. Democrat Theresa Whelan won that party line for Surrogate Court, beating back a challenge by the Republican nominee.
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