With incumbent Ed Mangano having problems, Democrats are hoping to pick-up the Nassau County Executive’s seat this fall. So far, three names have surfaced: Nassau Democratic Chairman Jay Jacobs is supporting Legislator Laura Curran (D-Baldwin). She supports a New Yorkers Against Gun Violence mandatory firearms storage proposal for the county. Assemblyman Charles Lavine has the backing […]
Some blowback at Ed Cox for talking down the possibility of Governor Flanagan: “… State Republican Chairman Ed Cox’s quick dismissal of talk that state Senate GOP Majority Leader John Flanagan might run for governor in 2018 left some in his party “stunned” and “frustrated.” … Patrick McCarthy, a former state party executive director, was […]
Newsday reports that Nassau Assemblyman Tom McKevitt has been elevated to the #2 slot in the Republican Assembly Conference: “… McKevitt has been named minority leader pro tempore, a title that not only makes him the No. 2 Republican in the chamber but also the guy who will lead the party in floor debates over […]
State of Politics reports that Diane Savino will be a vice chairwoman of the Senate Codes Committee. Republican Andrew Lanza will be chairman. Not happy about this as this is where most gun bills originate. It’s been downhill for us since Dale Volker retired.
Governor Cuomo has send out a 15-point candidate questionnaire to Democrats seeking his endorsement. One of the questions asks if the candidate supports the SAFE Act. I have never heard of any elected official sending out a questionnaire to people requesting their endorsement before.
With three serious candidates running, the open CD-22 seat is one of the more interesting races in the state. Here is a position statement on guns for each of the candidates from their last debate: Martin Babinec: “If a gun is used in the commission of a crime, it should have really stiff penalties and […]
Whenever a Republican says they can “work across the aisle” it usually means they’ve totally caved and adopted the positions of the far Left. Case in point: “Both Republican Jack Martins and Democrat Tom Suozzi last Wednesday said the North Shore needs a congressman who can work across the aisle to create change in the […]