Senator John J. Flanagan (2nd Senate District) recently recorded a legislative update podcast that is now available on the Smithtown Library web site. The taped message from Senator Flanagan, which covered topics of importance to residents of Smithtown and the surrounding areas, can be accessedbyCLICKING HERE.
During his chat, Senator Flanagan speaks about the recently enacted New York State budget and the impact it will have on Long Island taxpayers. Senator Flanagan spoke about the efforts of the Long Island Senate delegation in getting more aid for area schools and in expanding the STAR Rebate program which delivers direct relief to homeowners.
Podcasting is a new technology that enables the Smithtown Library to record a message and broadcast it via its web site. This presents an opportunity for residents to hear from elected officials and others about current events and issues that are relevant to the community.
"Technology that provides me the ability to speak directly to the residents of Smithtown is extremely helpful and I am happy to take part in this open forum. I thank the Smithtown Library for giving me this opportunity and for offering this service to our community," stated Senator Flanagan.
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