Long Island

Special Reports

Working to keep air traffic control jobs on Long Island

A Q&A with Rep. Anthony D’Esposito on how his subcommittee post has positioned him to help FAA workers.

Heard Around Town

Tom Suozzi’s victory lap

The prodigal Congress member schmoozed in Great Neck Monday night.


How Hochul’s education budget proposal created chaos in one Long Island school district

Long Beach School District acted quickly to cut spending assuming the worst – that their district will no longer receive full “hold harmless” funding now or in the future.

News & Politics

Will George Santos’ new congressional run doom his plea deal?

Unless he reaches a deal with federal prosecutors, the former member of Congress will go to trial later this year on 23 federal criminal charges.

Heard Around Town

Long Island Letitia

The state AG has been eyeing Nassau County’s business recently.


Does Bruce Blakeman’s ban on trans players on girls’ teams violate state law?

New York’s Gender Expression Non-Discrimination Act prohibits discrimination on the basis of gender identity.

Albany Agenda

Grace Meng says Suozzi didn’t take Asian voters for granted

From multilingual campaign lit to weekly meet-and-greets, the Suozzi campaign made outreach to Asian voters a top priority – and Meng hopes other Democrats will follow suit.

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Albany Agenda

Absolutely everyone is claiming responsibility for Tom Suozzi’s victory

Labor unions, the governor, progressives and national political action committees are all saying they were instrumental in flipping the seat.


Who’s endorsing Tom Suozzi and Mazi Pilip in NY-3?

The Democratic and Republican candidates are attracting endorsements ahead of the special election in February.


Opinion: Major oil, gas and coal companies must pay the staggering costs of the climate crisis

A call for including the Climate Change Superfund Act in this year’s state budget after “the worst” flooding since Superstorm Sandy recently hit Long Island’s South Shore.

News & Politics

Mazi Melesa Pilip subpoenaed to testify in rent lawsuit over husband’s business

Pilip, the Republican nominee for the special election to replace former Rep. George Santos, is scheduled to sit for a deposition on Jan. 22.

2024 New York congressional battleground

Can Tom Suozzi win in an increasingly conservative Long Island?

The special election for the 3rd Congressional District will test whether Suozzi’s name recognition can overcome the political trends pushing Long Island to the right.


5 things to know about Mazi Pilip

The GOP has selected its candidate to replace George Santos – and she’s a Democrat.