Spin Cycle

News, views and commentary on Long Island, state and national politics.

Spin Cycle 3/1/15 Pro-Common Core group tweaks Zeldin on amendment Rookie Rep. Lee Zeldin (R-Shirley) got to sound off on the House floor last week
Spin Cycle 3/1/15 Teacher unions, charter school groups to rally in Albany Two of the biggest-spending lobbies in the state — teachers unions and charter-school proponents —
Spin Cycle 3/1/15 Suffolk Democrats, introduce Tim Sini, raise funds for legislature campaigns Girding for a tough battle for control of the Suffolk County Legislature this fall, Democratic
Spin Cycle 3/1/15 Suffolk water union disputes value of $18G pump-station model On the night of Monday, Feb. 23, the same night the Suffolk Water Authority approved
Spin Cycle 2/28/15 Legislature so far refuses to introduce Cuomo’s budget amendments (Updates) (Updates with comment from Cuomo spokesman) ALBANY — The State Assembly and Senate so far
Spin Cycle 2/27/15 New concern rises for disabled children outliving caregiver parents ALBANY -- An emerging need in New York surfaced this week during the usually dry
Spin Cycle 2/26/15 Cuomo Cuba trip approved, set for April 20 ALBANY -- Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo announced Thursday his trade trip to Cuba has been

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Gov. Cuomo faulting Wyandanch, Hempstead, C. Islip and Roosevelt schools as “chronically failing." Assembly Minority Leader Brian Kolb urging Cuomo release school-aid figures as is annual practice. State Sen. John Flanagan predicting a “very lengthy, robust discussion” of school proposals.

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