Steve Bellone http://wshu.org en Bellone wasn't interested in Lt. Gov anyways http://wshu.org/post/bellone-wasnt-interested-lt-gov-anyways <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">During his nomination speech yesterday, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo mentioned <a href="http://wshu.org/term/steve-bellone">Suffolk County Executive Steve </a></span><a href="http://wshu.org/term/steve-bellone">Bellone</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> very briefly before moving to heap praise on his choice for lieutenant governor, former upstate congresswoman Kathy </span>Hochul<span style="line-height: 1.5;">. &nbsp;</span></p> Fri, 23 May 2014 11:12:21 +0000 Charles Lane 17880 at http://wshu.org Bellone wasn't interested in Lt. Gov anyways Bellone official arrested for misleading lawmakers http://wshu.org/post/bellone-official-arrested-misleading-lawmakers <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Suffolk County's Commissioner of Information Technology was arrested Thursday over accusations he misled lawmakers about a $5 million technology deal. The&nbsp;charges suggest County Executive Steve </span>Bellone<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> was moving forward on a technology upgrade without legislative approval. &nbsp;</span></p><p></p> Thu, 08 May 2014 21:14:58 +0000 Charles Lane 17083 at http://wshu.org Bellone official arrested for misleading lawmakers Suffolk sheds deficit (but not for long) http://wshu.org/post/suffolk-sheds-deficit-not-long <p></p><p>Suffolk County budget officials say there’s a slowly improving fiscal picture for the county and that&nbsp;Suffolk actually had its first budget surplus since 2006. &nbsp;</p><p></p> Tue, 22 Apr 2014 21:37:05 +0000 Charles Lane 16245 at http://wshu.org Suffolk sheds deficit (but not for long) After 4-state tour, here's what Suffolk knows of septic systems http://wshu.org/post/after-4-state-tour-heres-what-suffolk-knows-septic-systems <p></p><p>After a four-state tour, Suffolk County planners updated lawmakers Monday on what they knew about mitigateing what officials call Long Island's greatest crisis in generations: nitrogen contaminating regional estuaries.&nbsp;</p><p></p> Tue, 22 Apr 2014 11:29:54 +0000 Charles Lane 16198 at http://wshu.org After 4-state tour, here's what Suffolk knows of septic systems Bellone hikes age to buy tobacco http://wshu.org/post/bellone-hikes-age-buy-tobacco <p></p><p>Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone signed a &nbsp;law on Monday increasing the minimum age for buying tobacco and e-cigarettes from 19 to 21 years old. The law was pushed by health advocates who say it will reduce youth’s access to cigarettes. &nbsp;</p><p></p> Mon, 14 Apr 2014 21:22:23 +0000 Charles Lane 15814 at http://wshu.org Bellone hikes age to buy tobacco