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Office of Gov. Andrew Cuomo

New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo was on Long Island Tuesday afternoon for the latest in his series of State of the State addresses. His agenda for Long Island focused on jobs, infrastructure, lower taxes, renewable energy and combating addiction.

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The National Transportation Safety Board is investigating Saturday night’s crash and derailment between two trains on the Long Island Rail Road’s Main Line in Nassau County.

Blumenthal Reacts To Hoboken Train Accident

Sep 30, 2016
John Minchillo / AP

U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., says Metro-North trains are vulnerable to the kind of tragic accident that happened in Hoboken, New Jersey, this week.

Office of N.Y. Gov. Andrew Cuomo

The MTA will complete its roll out of e-ticketing on both the Long Island Rail Road and Metro North by the end of the summer. 

Can Curbing Car Use Ease Pollution On L.I.?

Jun 16, 2016
Frank Franklin II / AP

Earlier this year, the American Lung Association gave Suffolk County an ‘F’ in air quality. Michael Seilback, vice president of public policy and communications with the American Lung Association of the Northeast, says it’s mostly due to the amount of cars on the road.

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