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September 24, 2020

More than 3,000 people responded to a survey about the loss of power resulting from Tropical Storm Isaias.

State Sen. Jim Gaughran, who asked constituents about their experiences during and after the Aug. 4 storm, told Long Island Power Authority chairman Tom Falcone that “It is imperative that LIPA take... | read more ››

September 24, 2020

This week, the Long Island Power Authority released its 30-day study of what went wrong with PSEG Long Island’s ability to communicate with customers after Tropical Storm Isaias, accurately predict restoration times, and then live up to those predictions. The report is nearly 50 pages, and will likely be dwarfed... | read more ››

September 24, 2020

Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo endorsed Sen. James Gaughran on Thursday, citing the Northport Democrat’s work on tax policy and health care.

"Sen. Jim Gaughran has been a tireless champion for Long Island," Cuomo said in a statement released by the senator’s campaign. "As sponsor of the permanent property tax cap,... | read more ››

September 24, 2020

New York State Senator James Gaugran, who represents Long Island’s North Shore in Senatorial District 5, announced that he had secured $50,000 in in State funding for new police equipment for the Village of Muttontown. The funds will help pay for new a new police vehicle, a new Ford Explorer... | read more ››

September 23, 2020

The LIPA board of trustees on Wednesday approved a measure to allow the authority to borrow up to $350 million as a "bridge" loan to cover the costs of restoration from Tropical Storm Isaias until the utility is reimbursed for the costs by the federal government.

LIPA expects to receive... | read more ››

September 23, 2020

ALBANY — More than 4,400 lawsuits have been filed against alleged child abusers under New York’s Child Victims Act, but there are still many victims remain unable to access the court system in order to seek justice.

A decade-long political fight preceded the passage of the CVA last year. It... | read more ››