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Suffolk Legis. Louis D’Amaro (D-Huntington Station) appears to be ramping up his exploration of a State Senate run against longtime GOP incumbent Owen Johnson.

A close ally of Suffolk Executive Steve Levy, D’Amaro is scheduled to meet this week with state Senate Democrats and he had a fundraiser planned for Feb. 8 at Oheka Castle. The event has a $200 a head ticket price, with options for sponsorships that go up to $2,000.