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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Jae C. Hong / AP

Veterans groups and government officials broke ground on an affordable housing project for homeless veterans and their families on Long Island. 

Mike Groll / AP

There’s now one official candidate running for governor of New York in 2018, and that’s the Assembly’s Republican leader Brian Kolb. He announced in a video released Tuesday.

Jacquelyn Martin / AP

Attorneys general from Connecticut, New York, and 15 other states have sent a letter to President Trump criticizing his pick to lead the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. They, along with congressional Democrats, are calling to keep Obama-era leadership of the consumer watchdog.

Mark Lennihan / AP

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo and members of the New York congressional delegation are calling on Congress to pass a $94 billion aid package for Puerto Rico. 

Hans Pennink / AP

The chair of the state Senate Finance Committee says 2018 will be a difficult year for balancing the state budget. Senator John DeFrancisco predicts cutbacks in healthcare spending to help close a multi-billion dollar deficit.  

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