Long Island

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In the midst of a national debate on immigration, the New York State Assembly this week passed a bill to give children of undocumented immigrants access to financial aid for college.

Evan Vucci / AP

President Donald Trump met with law enforcement and lawmakers from Long Island on Tuesday to hear ideas on how to combat the criminal gang MS-13. According to police, 17 people on Long Island have been killed by MS-13 in the last 18 months.

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Nearly 140,000 Long Islanders scrambled to prepay their 2018 property taxes in the closing days of 2017. That way they could deduct those taxes in full on this year’s filing, before the new tax law took effect and capped property tax deductions at $10,000.

Courtesy of the Suffolk County Legislature

The Suffolk County Legislature will vote on a resolution next week to release data about sexual harassment and discrimination lawsuits with the county.

LI's MacArthur Airport May Become Superfund Site

Feb 1, 2018
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New York State environmental officials listed MacArthur Airport as a possible Superfund site after they detected high chemical compound levels in nearby wells.