Senator Brian X. Foley (D-Blue Point) announced to a small group of veterans outside American Legion Post 269 in Patchogue that he was waiting on Governor David Paterson to sign his veteran’s foreclosure bill, which has earned a significant amount of bipartisan support.
By ANAND BALASARLegislative Gazette Staff WriterMon, Jun 8, 2009Officials from Suffolk County met with state legislators last month to lobby for the reform of social service laws that affect public housing. The meeting, conducted by Sen. Brian X. Foley, D-Blue Point, and Assemblyman Fred W. Thiele Jr., R-Sag Harbor, focused on bills meant to address housing problems faced by towns and hamlets throughout Suffolk County.
This year’s state budget required lawmakers to make difficult decisions in a year when the state faced an historic deficit. Thankfully, the Legislature reaffirmed New York’s commitment to protect our land, air and water, and support programs that benefit local governments and the economy by allocating $222 million to the Environmental Protection Fund (EPF). Long Island legislators, including Bob Sweeney and Brian X.
Hundreds of William Floyd High School students take part in festivitiesMastic Beach, NY – As millions of citizens and hundreds of elected officials from around the country gathered in Washington D.C to celebrate the historic inauguration of President Barack Obama, Sen. Brian X. Foley joined students at the William Floyd School District as they took part in the festivities. Sen.