A home in Riverhead, N.Y. on the north shore of Long Island.
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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
Several Democrats are gearing up to challenge Republican Congressman Lee Zeldin in New York’s 1st Congressional District. The East End of Long Island constituency is a swing district that has flipped back and forth between Republicans and Democrats since the 1950s.
Connecticut joined Massachusetts, California and Kentucky in filing a lawsuit on Friday challenging the Trump administration’s move to stop $7 billion in federal subsidy payments to health insurers under the Affordable Care Act.
The state’s comptroller is siding with Governor Cuomo over concerns that federal health care cuts will damage New York’s budget, but he says the governor’s budget experts should have saved more money in rainy day funds.