Long Island News

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Reports from Terry Sheridan and the Long Island News Bureau staff, a collaboration with Stony Brook University's School of Journalism; WSHU's Charles Lane; and Karen DeWitt of New York State Public Radio

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Keith Srakocic / AP

Air quality has improved across the Northeast according to the American Lung Association’s 2017 State of the Air Report. But, plans to turn environmental regulation back to the states could endanger progress in New York and Connecticut.

Rep. King To Hold Hearing On Long Island Gang Violence

Apr 19, 2017
J. Scott Applewhite / AP

Congressman Peter King, R-NY2, will hold a congressional hearing on Long Island following last week’s discovery of four bodies at a Central Islip park.

Gov. Cuomo Proposes Middle Class Recovery Act

Apr 19, 2017
Ronny Reyes / WSHU

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo is anticipating how cuts to the federal government could affect the state’s middle class residents.

Office of N.Y. Gov. Andrew Cuomo

A residency requirement for college students seeking free tuition at New York’s public colleges is drawing criticism. Governor Cuomo defends the late addition to the plan, approved as part of the state budget earlier this month.

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