Lee Zeldin http://wshu.org en Demos raised only $5400 in the district he seeks http://wshu.org/post/demos-raised-only-5400-district-he-seeks <p></p><p></p><p>Lawyer and former prosecutor George Demos has a lot of personal wealth. State Senator Lee Zeldin has the politically established, big money donors.</p><p>According to disclosure statements filed with the Federal Election Commission Demos didn't raise any money this year on Long Island. In fact, his entire campaign war chest has only about $8,000 of on-Island money.</p> Thu, 17 Apr 2014 03:59:14 +0000 Charles Lane 15944 at http://wshu.org Demos raised only $5400 in the district he seeks Demos spends big to take on Bishop http://wshu.org/post/demos-spends-big-take-bishop <p></p><p>Candidates for New York's hotly contested first congressional districts filed campaign finance disclosures yesterday and it looks like&nbsp;another wealthy candidate is flooding the district with money.</p><p></p> Wed, 16 Apr 2014 11:45:01 +0000 Charles Lane 15900 at http://wshu.org Demos spends big to take on Bishop NY bill would freeze Common Core http://wshu.org/post/ny-bill-would-freeze-common-core <p></p><p>New York Republicans have submitted legislation to halt Common Core. &nbsp;This is the latest attack against the new, more rigorous school testing standards and&nbsp;goes further than other reforms offered to date. &nbsp;</p><p></p> Wed, 12 Feb 2014 22:04:45 +0000 Charles Lane 12717 at http://wshu.org NY bill would freeze Common Core LI Senator Charles Fuschillo resigns http://wshu.org/post/li-senator-charles-fuschillo-resigns-0 <p>New York State Senator Charles Fuschillo resigned effective midnight Tuesday.&nbsp; In a surprise statement posted to his web site, the 7-term Republican from Merrick says he will become CEO of the Alzheimer's Foundation of America.&nbsp; Fuschillo's departure leaves both the state senate and Long Island in a precarious situation.</p><p></p> Wed, 01 Jan 2014 12:22:21 +0000 Charles Lane 10675 at http://wshu.org LI Senator Charles Fuschillo resigns Zeldin to challenge Bishop http://wshu.org/post/zeldin-challenge-bishop <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Long Island State Senator Lee Zeldin announced Monday he will challenge Tim Bishop for Congress next year. &nbsp;The district they are fighting over is one of the most competitive districts in the country.</p><p></p><p></p> Mon, 07 Oct 2013 20:13:47 +0000 Charles Lane 6347 at http://wshu.org Zeldin to challenge Bishop