Suffolk Legislature http://wshu.org en Suffolk tables plan to warn of "outrageous" fees http://wshu.org/post/suffolk-tables-plan-warn-outrageous-fees <p></p><p>The Suffolk County Legislature voted down a controversial measure Tuesday night. It would have required gas stations to notify motorists when there's a large disparity between cash purchases compared to credit card transactions. &nbsp;</p><p></p> Wed, 14 May 2014 11:48:38 +0000 Charles Lane 17361 at http://wshu.org Suffolk tables plan to warn of "outrageous" fees Suffolk's OTB made zip on Kentucky Derby http://wshu.org/post/suffolks-otb-made-zip-kentucky-derby <p></p><p>Suffolk's off tracking betting corporation didn't make any money on the Kentucky Derby last weekend, horse racing's biggest event. The&nbsp;county-run betting parlor told lawmakers this week that last minute fee hikes snatched all the profits. &nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p></p> Fri, 09 May 2014 20:37:30 +0000 Charles Lane 17147 at http://wshu.org Suffolk's OTB made zip on Kentucky Derby 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 Bill to professionalize Suffolk PD called 'flawed' http://wshu.org/post/bill-professionalize-suffolk-pd-called-flawed <p></p><p>A bill coming before the Suffolk County legislature would require county police, among other things, to get a college degree if they want a promotion above the rank of captain. But the bill will likely hit stiff resistance from police unions. &nbsp;</p><p></p> Wed, 07 May 2014 20:40:02 +0000 Charles Lane 17019 at http://wshu.org Bill to professionalize Suffolk PD called 'flawed' Suffolk considers monitoring shellfish http://wshu.org/post/suffolk-considers-monitoring-shellfish <p></p><p>Some Suffolk County lawmakers are concerned about how a county grant to study shellfish is spent. Lawmakers got some details about the program on Monday.</p><p></p> Mon, 05 May 2014 21:35:13 +0000 Charles Lane 16907 at http://wshu.org Suffolk considers monitoring shellfish