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Adam Haber knocks Sen. Jack Martins' legislative record

Adam Haber, center, launched his campaign for the

(Credit: Chris Ware)

Democrat Adam Haber, who is challenging Sen. Jack Martins (R-Mineola) for the State Senate’s 7th District seat, took aim at the incumbent’s legislative record at a news conference in Hicksville this week.

Haber, an East Hills businessman and Roslyn school board member, spoke in front of the Hicksville Career Center on Monday where he criticized Martins for not supporting a vote on all 10 points...

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Martins tops LI delegation in bills passed, ranks second overall

[From the Spin Cycle page in Newsday's Monday edition]

Counting bills is a limited way to measure a state legislator’s productivity. The number is influenced by whether his/her party is in the majority and by what committee he/she leads. That said, a recent report by the New York Public Interest Research Group shows that Sen. Jack Martins (R-Mineola) led the Long Island delegation with 34...

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Haber calls on Sen. Martins to vote for Women's Equality Act

Adam Haber, a Democrat running against Sen. Jack Martins (R-Mineola) for New York’s 7th Senate District, called on the Republican lawmaker to vote in favor of the Women’s Equality Act during a news conference in Mineola on Wednesday. Haber, joined by his wife, Renee, and five women activists on the steps of the Nassau County Court House called himself “an unequivocal supporter” of the act,...

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