Field Updates

GOP Can’t Pass the SALT: NY Republicans’ Tax Fix Bill Melts 195-225
Feb 21, 2024 1 min read
The House rejected a rule that would provide for floor consideration of a bill to double the cap on state and local tax deductions for married couples earning up to $500,000
Congress 2024: Ex-CNN Pundit Joins Crowded Democratic Primary vs. U.S. Rep. Nick LaLota (R-Suffolk)
Feb 21, 2024 1 min read
Democrat John Avlon, an author and former CNN political analyst, launched a bid Wednesday to oust freshman Rep. Nick LaLota in New York's 1st Congressional District,” reported Newsday.
Congress 2024: NY’s Independent Redistricting Commission Proposes New Congressional Maps, Dems Eyeing Rejection
Feb 21, 2024 1 min read
A bipartisan state redistricting commission approved a new set of district lines for Congressional seats in New York that would make minor adjustments to help Democrats...
New York City: U.S. Supreme Court Refuses To Hear Landlord Challenge to Rent Stabilization Law
Feb 21, 2024 1 min read
The high court on Tuesday said it would not consider two cases brought by landlords of rent-stabilized buildings in Long Island City ...
LIBOR Hosts REALTOR® Forum for Newly-Elected Nassau & Suffolk County Legislators
Feb 21, 2024 1 min read
LIBOR was honored to welcome a distinguished panel, led by LIBOR Senior Director of Public Policy & Government Affairs Marlo Paventi...
Congressional Special Election: Suozzi Beats Pilip 54-46, Further Shrinks GOP Majority
Feb 14, 2024 1 min read
Majority Democrat Tom Suozzi is returning to the U.S. House of Representatives after a surprisingly decisive 54-46% win over Nassau County Legislator Mazi Pilip
NYC Housing: Major NY Union Wants to Broker Deal as Inventory Hits Record Low
Feb 14, 2024 1 min read
“Local 32BJ is positioning itself as the bridge between the governor and the Legislature in an effort to secure a deal on housing,”
LI Housing: NYS Says Mineola 1 of 20 “Pro-Housing” Communities, Secures New Funding
Feb 14, 2024 1 min read
Governor Kathy Hochul “said the 20 locales are the first to be certified as ‘pro-housing,’
Tuesday's Special Election: Newsday Endorses Suozzi, House Speaker Rallies With Pilip
Feb 7, 2024 1 min read
With early voting ending Saturday, February 11, Newsday's editorial board  endorsed Democrat Tom Suozzi for his bipartisan record
NYC: Feds Allege NYCHA Corruption as Mayor Faces Lawsuit Over Vouchers
Feb 7, 2024 1 min read
"U.S. Attorney Damian Williams called it a 'classic pay-to-play' scheme."
Suffolk County: Infrastructure Deal Announced, Voter Referendum in November
Feb 7, 2024 1 min read
Supported by labor unions and environmental advocates, Suffolk County Executive Ed Romaine and Presiding Officer Kevin McCaffrey announced what they called  "landmark legislation to protect Suffolk’s drinking water." 
State Senate 2024: Anker vs. Palumbo on East End, Chu vs. Stavisky in NE Queens
Feb 7, 2024 1 min read
Significant challenges have emerged for two incumbent State Senators in our area.
Special Congressional Election: Early Voting Begins Saturday, Feb. 3 in NYC & Nassau
Jan 31, 2024 1 min read
Saturday, February 3rd marks the beginning of early voting and both deadlines to register to vote or apply for an absentee ballot before the Tuesday, February 13th
Pass The SALT: LI House Republicans Push Speaker Johnson on NY Taxes
Jan 31, 2024 1 min read
"New York Republican moderates and House GOP leaders reached an agreement to consider a bill addressing the state and local tax deduction (SALT)
Brookhaven Town: New Supervisor Cutting Red Tape to Boost Development
Jan 31, 2024 1 min read
"Saying it will speed construction of badly needed new housing and other development, Brookhaven Supervisor Dan Panico (R)
Special Congressional Election: PIX-11 Poll Shows Tight Race, Make Your Plan to Vote
Jan 23, 2024 1 min read
In the race to replace disgraced former Republican Congressman George Santos, former Democratic Congressman Tom Suozzi is ahead in his quest to return to Washington
Increasing ADUs on Long Island and in Queens: Newsday Covers “Funds for Accessory Housing”
Jan 23, 2024 1 min read
Newsday ran a cover story on the expansion of New York's Plus One ADU Program.
Governor Hochul Targets Property Insurers Who Deny Coverage Based on Tenant Income, Vouchers
Jan 23, 2024 1 min read
“Gov. Kathy Hochul is proposing new rules to prohibit insurers from discriminating against low-income tenants
Special Congressional Election: Parties and PACs Spend Millions, Make Sure You’re Ready to Vote
Jan 17, 2024 1 min read
With mail ballot applications and new voter registration due by the start of early in-person voting on February 3rd, Democrats, Republicans, and allied PACs are announcing
State Senate 2024: Nassau Republican Jack Martins Makes Clear “I Am Running” for Re-Election
Jan 17, 2024 1 min read
In a Twitter/X post targeting former Nassau County Legislator and newly declared State Senate candidate Josh Lafazan (D-Syosset)