New York State Senate http://wshu.org en Speed cameras coming to Long Island http://wshu.org/post/speed-cameras-coming-long-island <p></p><p>The New York State Senate and the Assembly have approved a measure to send more than 200 speed cameras to Long Island and New York City. That includes 69 cameras in Suffolk County and 56 in Nassau County.</p><p></p> Thu, 01 May 2014 15:05:58 +0000 Dan Katz 16701 at http://wshu.org Speed cameras coming to Long Island 15 years and FBI raid, dorm bill finally gets attention http://wshu.org/post/15-years-and-fbi-raid-dorm-bill-finally-gets-attention <p></p><p>News this week that the FBI raided the offices of yet another New York State lawmaker has pushed into the limelight a little known piece of legislation authored by a Long Island senator. Babylon Republican Phil Boyle has, for the last 15 years, wanted lawmakers to live in a dorm. &nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p></p> Thu, 27 Mar 2014 21:05:06 +0000 Charles Lane 14868 at http://wshu.org 15 years and FBI raid, dorm bill finally gets attention NY Dream Act supporters vow to fight on http://wshu.org/post/ny-dream-act-supporters-vow-fight <p>Supporters of Dream Act legislation say they were “set up”, when a hastily arranged vote on the bill in the Senate chamber late Monday led to the measure’s failure by just one vote.</p> Tue, 18 Mar 2014 22:24:08 +0000 Karen DeWitt 14364 at http://wshu.org NY Senate ruling coalition gains a new member http://wshu.org/post/ny-senate-ruling-coalition-gains-new-member <p></p><p>Senator Tony Avella of Queens&nbsp; has left the minority Democrats to join the governing coalition of Republicans and Independent Democrats.</p><p></p><p></p><p></p> Thu, 27 Feb 2014 18:26:35 +0000 Karen DeWitt 13426 at http://wshu.org NY Senate ruling coalition gains a new member 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