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Posted on: May 18, 2022

Leg. Abrahams and Mulé Secures $100,000 Community Revitalization Project Grant for Baldwin Fire Dept

(BALDWIN, N.Y.) - Nassau County Legislator Debra Mulé (D - Freeport) partnered with Legislator Kevan M. Abrahams (D - Freeport) to secure a $100,000 Community Revitalization Project (CRP) grant to purchase a storage facility for the Baldwin Fir...

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Posted on: May 16, 2022

Leg. Abrahams Joins with NuHealth and Community Partners to Host Breast Cancer Screening Event

A second screening event is set for Wednesday, May 18 outside the EOC in Roosevelt.

(HEMPSTEAD, N.Y.) - Nassau County Legislator Kevan M. Abrahams (D - Freeport) partnered with NuHealth, Empire BlueCross Blue Shield HealthPlus, and local community organiza...

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Posted on: May 16, 2022

Statement from Abrahams on the Passing of Former Nassau County Legislator Joe Scannell

(MINEOLA, N.Y.) - On Saturday, May 14, Nassau County Legislature Minority Leader Kevan M. Abrahams (D - Freeport) issued the following statement:

“During a lifetime devoted to service, Joe Scannell distinguished himself as an Eagle Scout, a skill...

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Posted on: May 10, 2022

“Mother’s Day Celebration & Health Screening Event”

Legislator Abrahams in Partnership with Empire BlueCross BlueShield to Host “Mother’s Day Celebration & Health Screening Event”

WHAT: To continue to celebrate Mother’s Day, Nassau County Legislator Kevan M. Abrah...

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Posted on: April 27, 2022

Abrahams Partners with Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc. and Sponsor Affinity by Molina Healthcare for

(UNIONDALE, N.Y.) - Nassau County Legislator Kevan M. Abrahams (D - Freeport) partnered with the Nassau Alumnae chapter of the Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. and sponsor Affinity by Molina Healthcare to host an Earth Day community cleanup and spruce-up ...

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Posted on: April 26, 2022

Abrahams after Blakeman Administration Calls Off Vote on Settlement with Dover Gourmet Corp.

(MINEOLA, N.Y.) – On Monday, April 25, the Nassau County Legislature was poised to vote to approve a settlement with Dover Gourmet Corporation. However, following criticism from Minority Leader Kevan M. Abrahams (D - Freeport) and the issuance o...

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Posted on: April 26, 2022

Minority Leader Kevan M. Abrahams: LIPA Settlement a Shameful Sweetheart Deal

(MINEOLA, N.Y.) - On Monday, April 25, 2022, the Nassau County Legislature voted 10 - 8 to approve a settlement in the Long Island Power Authority (LIPA) tax certiorari lawsuit related to the E.F. Barrett power station and the Glenwood Landing power stati...

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Posted on: April 25, 2022

Statement from Minority Leader Abrahams Blakeman Administration Pulls Plug on Relief Check Program

(MINEOLA, N.Y.) - On Friday, April 22, 2022, Nassau County Executive Bruce Blakeman announced that it would stop accepting applications to receive relief checks of up to $375 through the Household Assistance Program (HAP) on May 15, 2022 - a program that ...

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Posted on: April 21, 2022

Abrahams Partners with Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc. Affinity by Molina Healthcare for Earth Day

WHAT: Nassau County Legislator Kevan M. Abrahams (D - Freeport) is partnering with the Nassau Alumnae chapter of the Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. and sponsor Affinity by Molina Healthcare to host an Earth Day community cleanup and spruceup at the Dr. ...

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Posted on: April 18, 2022

Abrahams Joins NuHealth and Community Partners to Host Breast Cancer Screenings Hempstead/Roosevelt

WHAT - Nassau County Legislator Kevan M. Abrahams (D - Freeport) is partnering with NuHealth and local community organizations to host breast cancer screening events in Hempstead (Wednesday, May 11) and Roosevelt (Wednesday, May 18). Appointments include ...

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Posted on: April 15, 2022

Abrahams Invites Residents to Attend Upcoming Free Virtual Community Tax Grievance Workshop

WHAT: Nassau County Legislator Kevan M. Abrahams (D - Freeport) is partnering with the Nassau County Assessment Review Commission (ARC) to host his office’s third free, virtual community tax grievance workshop to inform residents about how to ch...

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Posted on: April 15, 2022

Abrahams Partners with Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc.

WHAT: Nassau County Legislator Kevan M. Abrahams (D - Freeport) is partnering with the Nassau Alumnae chapter of the Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. and sponsor Affinity by Molina Healthcare to host an Earth Day community cleanup and spruceup at the Dr. ...

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Posted on: April 13, 2022

Abrahams Renews Call to C.E. Blakeman, Legislative Majority to Maximize Gas Sales Tax Cut for Consu

(MINEOLA, N.Y.) - Following sustained advocacy by the Minority Caucus that began on March 9, Nassau County Executive Bruce Blakeman signed into law a partial reduction of the County’s share of gasoline sales taxes that, based on current prices, ...

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Posted on: April 11, 2022

Democratic Caucus: It’s About Time County Executive Blakeman Got on Board with Plan to Cut Gas Tax

(MINEOLA, N.Y.) - Nassau County Legislature Minority Leader Kevan M. Abrahams (D – Freeport) and his Minority Caucus colleagues today said that a victory for consumers is on the horizon in the monthlong battle to cut gas taxes for Nassau County ...

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Posted on: April 11, 2022

Advocacy Minority Caucus, State Budget Framework Let Municipalities Suspend Local Share Gas Tax

(MINEOLA, N.Y.) - Nassau County Legislature Minority Leader Kevan M. Abrahams (D - Freeport) applauded Governor Hochul and leaders of the New York State Assembly and Senate for reaching a tentative budget agreement that would allow Nassau County to suspen...

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Posted on: April 7, 2022

Minority Leader Abrahams Applauds Vote to Elevate Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson to U.S. Supreme Court

(MINEOLA, N.Y.) - Earlier today, the United States Senate voted 53-47 to approve Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson’s nomination to the U.S. Supreme Court, making her the first Black woman to be appointed to the nation’s highest court. Follow...

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Posted on: April 1, 2022

Bruderman’s Conduct During Hearing Reaffirms Concerns About Entrusting Him with NuHealth’s Future

 

(MINEOLA, N.Y.) – During today’s special meeting of the Nassau County Legislature, Matthew Bruderman was appointed Chairman of NuHealth by a 13-6 vote. Following today’s vote, Nassau Legislature Minority Leader Keva...

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Posted on: March 30, 2022

Members of Legislature’s Minority Caucus Denounce Blakeman Pick for NuHealth Chairman

Matthew Bruderman, a top GOP donor and fundraiser, was recently caught on tape condoning ‘good racism.’ The County Executive is poised to install him as the NuHealth board’s Chairman during a special April 1, 2022 meeting of ...

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Posted on: March 23, 2022

County Legislator Kevan Abrahams & Fidelis Care Present a Virtual Women’s History Month Celebration

WHAT: Nassau County Legislator Kevan M. Abrahams (D - Freeport) is partnering with Fidelis Care to celebrate Women’s History Month with a special virtual presentation, “Celebrating Women Making a Difference in Legislative District One....

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Posted on: March 17, 2022

Budget Proposal to Allow Municipalities to Suspend their Local Share of Gasoline Sales Tax

(MINEOLA, N.Y.) - Nassau County Legislature Minority Leader Kevan M. Abrahams (D - Freeport) is applauding leaders of the New York State Senate for including in their one-house budget proposal language that would permit local municipalities like Nassau Co...

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Posted on: March 15, 2022

Republican Majority ‘Don’t Seem to be on Board’ with Minority’s Plan to Suspend County Gas Sales Tax

(MINEOLA, N.Y.) - As Nassau families continue to grapple with soaring gas prices, the Minority Caucus is renewing their call for County Executive Blakeman and the Legislature’s Republican Majority to stop playing politics and join the fight to t...

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Posted on: March 9, 2022

Democratic Caucus Proposes Emergency Suspension of Nassau’s Gasoline Sales Tax

Democratic Caucus Proposes Emergency Suspension of Nassau’s Gasoline Sales Tax to Deliver Immediate Relief for Residents

(MINEOLA, N.Y.) - As fuel prices continue to rise rapidly because of volatility on the world stage, members of the Nassau Cou...

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Posted on: March 1, 2022

Citing Misconduct in Randy White Scandal, Minority Leader Abrahams Opposes John ‘Rick’ Capece

(MINEOLA, N.Y.) - Citing his past record of violating a Nassau resident’s civil rights at the behest of former County Executive Edward Mangano’s political benefactors, Nassau County Legislature Minority Leader Kevan M. Abrahams (D &...

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Posted on: February 11, 2022

Abrahams Honors Glory House Recovery Inc. and Bethpage Federal Credit Union for their Generosity

(Pictured left to right: Rob Suarez, Terenna Williams, and Omar Simmonds)

(UNIONDALE, N.Y.) - Nassau County Legislator Kevan M. Abrahams (D - Freeport) thanked Glory House Recovery Inc. and Bethpage Federal Credit Union for the generous support they delive...

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Posted on: February 7, 2022

Abrahams: Extension of Tax Grievance Deadline Sought by Minority Caucus a Victory for Taxpayers

(MINEOLA, N.Y.) – Following advocacy by the members of the Minority Caucus, the Nassau County Legislature today voted to extend the deadline for residents to file assessment challenges with Nassau County’s Assessment Review Commission ...

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Posted on: February 2, 2022

Abrahams Invites Residents to Attend Upcoming Free Virtual Community Tax Grievance Workshop

WHAT: Nassau County Legislator Kevan M. Abrahams (D – Freeport) is partnering with the Nassau County Assessment Review Commission (ARC) to host a second free, virtual community tax grievance workshop to inform residents about how to challenge th...

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Posted on: February 1, 2022

Minority Leader Abrahams, LIEOC and Nassau BOCES Present “It’s Time”

WHAT - The office of Nassau County Legislator Kevan M. Abrahams (D - Freeport) is partnering with SUNY, the Long Island Educational Opportunity Commission (LIEOC) and Nassau BOCES to present “It’s Time” - a seven-week webinar...

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Posted on: January 31, 2022

Minority Leader Abrahams to Executive Blakeman: Give Residents More Time to Grieve their Taxes

(MINEOLA, N.Y.) - Today, Nassau County Legislature Minority Leader Kevan M. Abrahams (D - Freeport) urged Nassau County Executive Bruce Blakeman to immediately extend the deadline for residents to file assessment challenges with Nassau County’s ...

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Posted on: December 7, 2021

Legislator Kevan Abrahams to Host a Financial Health & Wellness Workshop

Legislator Kevan Abrahams Partners with the Community Development Corporation of Long Island to Host a Financial Health & Wellness Workshop

WHAT - Nassau County Legislator Kevan M. Abrahams (D - Freeport) is partnering with the Community Development Co...

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Posted on: October 7, 2021

Legislator Abrahams Invites Residents to Attend a “Career in Renewable Energy” Webinar

WHAT - Nassau County Legislator Kevan M. Abrahams (D - Freeport) is partnering with  United Way to host a webinar to teach residents about the “Power Up” program. The program will train and certify participants to enter the fa...

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Posted on: September 29, 2021

brahams in Partnership with Community Development Corporation Long Island to Host a Housing Workshop

WHAT - Nassau County Legislator Kevan M. Abrahams (D - Freeport) is partnering with Community Development Corporation Long Island (CDCLI) to host a series of housing workshops to help renters, veterans, seniors, and families understand the process to get ...

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Posted on: September 28, 2021

Abrahams Invite Residents to Attend “Lets Talk Finances” a Financial Literacy Webinars

WHAT - Nassau County Legislator Kevan M. Abrahams (D - Freeport) is partnering with Melvin Greene, founder of “Tax R Us,” Devine Smith, and Janee Browne of Equitable Advisors to host a financial literacy webinar to help residents learn...

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Posted on: September 28, 2021

Abrahams, Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) Invite Residents to Attend Virtual Fair

WHAT - Nassau County Legislator Kevan M. Abrahams (D - Freeport) is partnering with the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) to host a virtual employment presentation for residents who are looking for employment or those looking to change careers p...

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Posted on: September 24, 2021

Abrahams and TRIMZ Barber Shop Hosts 15th Annual Back-To-School Giveaway

(FREEPORT, N.Y.) - To help families that are continuing to face financial hardship amidst the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, Nassau County Legislator Kevan M. Abrahams (D - Freeport) is hosting his 15th annual back-to-school giveaway on Saturday, Sept. 25, 20...

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Posted on: September 20, 2021

Abrahams and TRIMZ Barber Shop Hosts 15th Annual Back-To-School Giveaway

(FREEPORT, N.Y.) - To help families that are continuing to face financial hardship amidst the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, Nassau County Legislator Kevan M. Abrahams (D - Freeport) is hosting his 15th annual back-to-school giveaway on Saturday, Sept. 25, 20...

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Posted on: September 7, 2021

Abrahams, Uniondale Community Leaders Celebrate Dedication of ‘Catanese Way’ in Uniondale

WHAT - Nassau County Legislator Kevan M. Abrahams (D - Freeport) and Uniondale community leaders will ceremonially rename a portion of Uniondale Avenue between Nassau Road and Jerusalem Avenue as “Catanese Way” on Tuesday, Sept. 7 - an...

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Posted on: August 25, 2021

Abrahams Invites Residents to Attend Upcoming Tax Exemption Workshops

WHAT: Nassau County Legislator Kevan M. Abrahams (D - Freeport), in conjunction with the Nassau County Department of Assessment, announces the return of in-person Property Tax Exemption Workshops for First Legislative District residents. During the worksh...

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Posted on: August 24, 2021

Legislator Kevan Abrahams Invites Residents to Attend Upcoming Apprenticeship Webinar with NASRCC

WHAT: Nassau County Legislator Kevan M. Abrahams (D - Freeport), in conjunction with the North Atlantic States Regional Council of Carpenters, announces the Carpenters Apprenticeship Training Programs Webinar on Aug. 31 at 7 p.m.

During the webinar, partic...

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Posted on: July 20, 2021

Abrahams and Mulé, Cedarmore Corporation Invite Residents to Summer Farmers’ Market at Baldwin LIRR

WHAT: Nassau County Legislators Kevan M. Abrahams (D - Freeport) and Debra Mulé (D - Freeport) are partnering with the Freeport-based Cedarmore Corporation to host their annual seasonal Farmers’ Market at the Baldwin LIRR station. The...

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Posted on: July 14, 2021

Abrahams Partners with Roosevelt P.A.L., Clarity Surgical to Host Tennis Clinics at Centennial Park

(ROOSEVELT, N.Y.) Nassau County Legislator Kevan M. Abrahams (D – Freeport) partnered with the Roosevelt Police Activity League (P.A.L), and Clarity Surgical to launch a youth tennis clinic at Roosevelt’s Centennial Park on Saturday, J...

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Posted on: July 13, 2021

Abrahams and Others Host No Out-of-Pocket Cost Breast Cancer Screenings

WHAT: Nassau County Legislator Kevan M. Abrahams (D – Freeport) is partnering with NuHealth and co-sponsors Empire BlueCross BlueShield, HealthPlus, Betty’s Breast Cancer Foundation Corp. and Michelle Photo Studio to bring the NUMC mam...

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Posted on: July 12, 2021

Abrahams Partners with Roosevelt P.A.L to Host Tennis Clinics for Young Residents Ages 6-16

 

WHAT: In conjunction with July’s observance as National Parks and Recreation Month, Nassau County Legislator Kevan Abrahams (D – Freeport) is partnering with the Roosevelt Police Activity League (P.A.L), and Clarity Surgical ...

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Posted on: May 17, 2021

Minority Leader Abrahams Reacts to Executive Curran’s Proposal Create Homeowner Assistance Program

(MINEOLA, N.Y.) - Earlier today, Nassau County Executive Laura Curran called upon the Nassau County Legislature to support her proposal to create the Nassau County Homeowner Assistance Program. Under her proposal, the County would utilize $100 million in ...

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Posted on: May 3, 2021

Roosevelt PAL, Legislator Abrahams Announce Opening of Registration for Double-Dutch Clinic

(ROOSEVELT, N.Y.) - Nassau County Legislator Kevan Abrahams (D - Freeport) and the Roosevelt Police Activity League (PAL) are encouraging residents to sign up for their six-week Double Dutch clinic at Centennial Park.

Instructors Victoria Cleckley and Tami...

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Posted on: May 3, 2021

Legislator Kevan Abrahams Partners with Roosevelt PAL to Host Centennial Park Earth Day

WHAT: Nassau County Legislator Kevan Abrahams (D - Freeport) is partnering with the Roosevelt PAL to host an Earth Day community beautification event at Centennial Park. Residents of all ages are invited to attend and pitch in with planting flowers, clear...

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Posted on: April 30, 2021

Legislator Abrahams Announces Allocation of $1M Grant Toward Capital Improvements at Centennial Park

(ROOSEVELT, N.Y.) - A $1 million Community Development Block Grant has officially been allocated toward the widescale reconfiguration and renovation of Roosevelt’s Centennial Park, Nassau County Legislator Kevan M. Abrahams (D - Freeport) has an...

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Posted on: April 26, 2021

Legislature Approves Renaming Road Outside Freeport HS to Ernest Kight, Jr.

(FREEPORT, N.Y.) - Nassau County Legislators Kevan Abrahams (D - Freeport) and Debra Mulé (D - Freeport) thanked their colleagues for voting on Monday, April 26 to approve the ceremonial renaming of Brookside Avenue between Sunrise Highway and ...

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Posted on: April 23, 2021

Legislator Abrahams, ARC Host Virtual Tax Grievance Workshop

(MINEOLA, N.Y.) – Ahead of a looming deadline for Nassau County homeowners to challenge the assessed value of their homes, Nassau County Legislator Kevan Abrahams (D – Freeport) and the Assessment Review Commission (ARC) hosted a virtu...

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Posted on: April 12, 2021

STATEMENT: Minority Caucus Upholds County Executive Curran’s Elected-Assessor Veto

(MINEOLA, N.Y.) - Earlier today, the Minority Caucus of the Nassau County Legislature voted unanimously to uphold County Executive Laura Curran’s veto of a Majority proposal that sought to set in motion a return to the practice of electing the C...

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Posted on: March 16, 2021

Abrahams, Fidelis Care Present ‘Virtual Conversations and Reflections’

(FREEPORT, N.Y.) - To celebrate Women’s History Month, Nassau County Legislature Minority Leader Kevan M. Abrahams (D - Freeport) is partnering with Fidelis Care to present “Virtual Conversations and Reflections” - a series o...

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