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

by Jan 23, 2019
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

by Jan 20, 2019
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

by Oct 26, 2018
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

by Sep 14, 2018
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.

Appellate court rules in favor of Republican assembly candidate looking to unseat second district incumbent

by Aug 24, 2018
A panel of the Appellate Division, Second Department today reversed the Aug. 20 decision  by the trial court, who found in favor of the Suffolk County Board of Elections invalidating Republican State Assembly candidate Mike Yacubich’s petitions and keeping him off the ballot in the Sept. 13 primary election.

Court rules in favor of Board of Elections, but Yacubich says he will appeal

by Aug 21, 2018
State Supreme Court Justice John Leo found in favor of the Board of Elections on one of three claims made by Yacubich — enough to keep the candidate off the ballot in the Sept. 13 primary election.

Republican assembly candidate asks court to overturn board of elections decision tossing his nominating petitions

by Aug 15, 2018
Mike Yacubich, left, seeks to challenge incumbent Anthony Palumbo in a party primary election Sept. 13. His nominating petitions were ruled invalid by the Suffolk County Board of Elections.

Citing increased risks, State Legislature passes bill providing disability benefits for volunteer firefighters with cancer

by Jun 22, 2017
Firefighters have increased cancer rates due to carcinogenic substances that burn during interior fires, according to studies cited by the legislature.

Local assembly members on opposite sides of the aisle, on opposite sides of reproductive rights bills

by Jan 19, 2017
Abortion rights and access to contraceptives were on the agenda in the New York State Assembly this week and the East End's two assembly members, on opposite sides of the political aisle, cast opposite votes on both measures.

Candidates talk business — and a host of other topics — at joint Chamber of Commerce forum in Mattituck

by Oct 28, 2016
Candidates for federal and state legislative offices discussed the issues last night at a forum hosted by the three local Chamber of Commerce organizations.