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State lawmakers look to limit governor’s executive authority during emergencies

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Assembly Republicans, including North Fork Assemblyman Anthony Palumbo, have introduced legislation that would limit the governor’ executive authority during states of emergency and allow county executives more power over state of emergency declarations in their counties. Palumbo has also called for a quicker easing of business restrictions.

Coronavirus is an act of international terrorism, Suffolk officials say

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Assemblyman Anthony Palumbo and Riverhead Councilwoman Jodi Giglio are calling for President Donald Trump and New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo to declare the coronavirus pandemic an act of international terrorism by the People’s Republic of China.

Riverhead councilwoman tapped as Republican candidate for Assembly

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

Palumbo is running for State Senate

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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.

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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?
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