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$ v Public Good
... state aid funding, growing
s, fantacy “tax-relief” and deceptive even cynical photo ops? We will see what the legal system is made of - again. Curruption IS rampant among the political ...
Tuesday, 07 May 2013
$219,022 Loss of Aid for Elmont and Sewanhaka Schools
... the Sewanhaka Central High School District ($137,878) will lose approximately $219, 022 while spending in excess of $250,000 in new teacher evaluation
s passed down from Albany Lawmakers. The ...
Monday, 04 March 2013
Another Year, Another Attempt To Dilute Minority Voting Power
... tried to flout their own legislative procedures — for instance, by trying to leapfrog the
d timeline by one full year — and pass a map that would have further entrenched their legislative majority, ...
Friday, 04 January 2013
This Struggle Is A Foretaste Of Things To Come
... to the state
. The decision to cut summer programs is devastating to Elmont’s children and families. Several studies have shown a relationship between summer vacation and regression in reading ...
Monday, 25 June 2012
Vote Yes On June 19
... that the tax rate exceeded the state
d Tax Cap of 2%. But what pleased me most was the majority community support of the modest 2.8% increase. The voting Elmont community supported our schools and ...
Friday, 01 June 2012
What a Demockery - EUFSD Budget Fails
... million for Republican school districts. What’s not a solution? Passing bi-partisan bills that “relieve” school districts of inconsequential
s and ignoring dramatic cost savings to public ...
Wednesday, 16 May 2012
60% Vote Undermines Our Schools
... popular for the obvious had buried in plain sight what many in the New York State Education and constitutional law communities consider a real problem, a sixty percent majority override
Thursday, 03 May 2012
Tax Cap Widens Education Disparity
... 2%. The new state law
s that school districts can only increase the property tax levy to cover expenses by 2% or by the rate of inflation -- whichever is lowest. But that's not the end of it; ...
Friday, 09 September 2011
The Elmont Library Board of Trustees Makes a Difficult Decision
... $18,845.00, and in 2014 it is projected that the cost will be $30,615.00. In addition, the Board is faced with increasing
d retirement and health insurance costs, which have significantly ...
Tuesday, 13 March 2012
2012 Black History Month Roundtable Addresses Redistricting
... CUNY. Redistricting is the constitutionally
d redrawing of electoral districts to ensure the one person one vote concept. Every ten years following the decennial census, the data which reveals ...
Monday, 27 February 2012
Hempstead Turnpike Rezoning Plan Caput?
... enough of a
to have this central provision included, then how can we be optimistic that showing up to a Town Board hearing on January 24th, minutes before a resolution will be drafted and submitted ...
Saturday, 14 January 2012
Drug purchase bill before governor
... Scripts, said Cuomo should veto the bill outright rather than simply adjust the language. "We can't support a
that patients pay more," he said. Cuomo spokesman Josh Vlasto said the bill was under ...
Friday, 02 December 2011
Gun sale sting nets 10 arrests
... developed 10 cases during a statewide sting where people allegedly sold guns without performing federally-
d background checks on the buyers. The defendants, including three Saratoga County residents, ...
Thursday, 01 December 2011
Penn State scandal drives call for new rule in New York on child abuse reporting
... abuse a Class A misdemeanor punishable by up to a year in jail. New York already has a long list of professionals who are
d to report the sexual or physical abuse of a child. It includes K-12 school ...
Saturday, 12 November 2011
Governor signs bill mandating insurance for autism care
... Macielak, president and CEO of the NY Health Plan Association which represents insurers. Additionally, the
will increase costs for state-subsidized insurance programs such as Child Health Plus ...
Wednesday, 02 November 2011
Tax cap pressures work rules in contracts
... draw up a list. And Briccetti noted that the coalition was responding to a challenge by the Cuomo administration to show them examples of costly
s and how they could be changed. The lieutenant governor ...
Wednesday, 02 November 2011
Europe crisis claims U.S. firm
... said. They said they have determined that a bankruptcy proceeding overseen by the industry-funded Securities Investor Protection Corp., whose
is to protect investors when a brokerage firm fails, ...
Tuesday, 01 November 2011
Nursing now a matter of degrees
... is a growing movement to require all RNs to earn a bachelor's degree, and the profession is looking to New York to be the first state to
it. "New York is really a linchpin here in terms of what ...
Wednesday, 19 October 2011
New law helps shield student athletes from brain injury
baseline testing of athletes. But "It's an important first step," Avner said. Reach Crowley at 454-5348 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Read Full Article ...
Wednesday, 12 October 2011
Design/build ban lifted after flood
... suspending regulations that
the hiring of separate design and construction firms for road and bridge projects. Thanks to the flooding and subsequent state of emergency declared by the governor, ...
Sunday, 02 October 2011
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Suffolk County to Use Federal Funds to Study Feasibility of Bus Rapid Transit
A Fifth of Suicidal Teens Live in Homes with Guns
Proms send wrong message
Many Americans jailed abroad
Why Christie's weight matters
Why abortion rights need protection
Is Rush still relevant?
CO2 levels hit new peak
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