State Senators Zeldin, Johnson, and Flanagan Discuss State Budget at East Islip School District Legislative Breakfast

Islip Terrace, N.Y. – As negotiations continue on the 2012-13 State Budget, State Senator Lee M. Zeldin (R, C, I- Shirley), State Senator John Flanagan (R, C, I- East Northport), chair of the Senate Education Committee, State Senator Owen J. Johnson (R, C, I- West Babylon), and Suffolk County Legislator Tom Cilmi (R, C, I- Bay Shore), attended the East Islip School District’s Legislative Breakfast this past Friday, March 23, 2012, to discuss the district’s fiscal priorities and ways to ensure equitable funding for our schools here on Long Island. Pictured here are (from left to right): Senator Flanagan, Board of Education member Ken Cronin, Rory Buckley, PTA Council member Maureen Meier, Amanda Baranek, Senator Zeldin, Kayleigh Cook, Senator Johnson, PTA Council President Bonnie Buckley, Board of Education member Kim G. Phillips, Raymond O’Connor, Legislator Cilmi, Lex Konnerth, founder of the East Islip Music & Arts Program, JFK Elementary 1st Vice President Susan Kavanagh, SEPTA President Frank Fritz, Board of Education member Joseph G. Sargent, and East Islip Superintendent John Finello.