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Posted on: October 13, 2021

MAJORITY ANNOUNCES AMENDMENTS TO COUNTY EXECUTIVE'S BUDGET

Mineola, NY - Today, members of the Nassau County Legislature announced the Republican Majority's Amendments to the County Executive's Budget. These amendments add no additional money to the County Budget and put more money back into residents' p...

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Posted on: October 8, 2021

SMALL BUSINESS OWNERS SUFFER FROM DELAYS GETTING COUNTY LICENSES

County Cashes Checks, then Makes Applicants Wait Over a Year, Causing Hundreds of thousands in Lost Revenue

Mineola, NY – Nassau County’s Legislative Majority was joined today by angry and frustrated local business owners and contractor...

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Posted on: October 6, 2021

LEGISLATOR McKEVITT INVITES YOU TO “SHED THE MEDS” AT THE DRUG DROP OFF SATURDAY, OCTOBER 23, 2021

LEGISLATOR McKEVITT INVITES YOU TO “SHED THE MEDS” AT THE DRUG DROP OFFSATURDAY, OCTOBER 23, 2021 DRIVE UP - DROP OFF - DRIVE AWAY!

TWO LOCATIONS!

Nassau County Legislator Tom McKevitt is joining with the Nassau County Police Department,...

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Posted on: October 4, 2021

LEGISLATORS DEMAND AUDIT OF TAX BILL ERRORS THAT RESULTED TAX OVERBILLINGS OF OVER $16 MILLION

Left Uncorrected, Overbillings Could Total $50M by end of Reassessment Phase In

Mineola, NY - An error in the assessed values used by the Nassau County Assessor to calculate the 5-year phase in of a property tax exemption known as the Taxpayer Pro...

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Posted on: October 4, 2021

McKEVITT TO HOST A FREE CHILD CAR SEAT SAFETY INSPECTION

Tuesday, October 19, 2021  •  9:00 AM to 1:00 PM North Merrick Public Library (Rear parking lot) 1691 Meadowbrook Rd., North Merrick

Did you know that 3 out of 4 child car seats are installed incorrectly? Nassau County Legislator...

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Legislative District 13
Posted on: October 4, 2021

LEGISLATOR McKEVITT REMINDS NASSAU COUNTY SENIORS TO GET YOUR FLU SHOT

Friday, October 15, 2021 - 10:00 Am to 4:00 PM   East Meadow Firemen’s Benevolent Hall – 170 Maple Ave., East Meadow

 

Legislator Tom McKevitt, in conjunction with NuHealth/Nassau University Medical Center, is offering ...

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Posted on: October 1, 2021

COUNTY LEGISLATURE PASSES CUTS TO ALMOST $100 MILLION DOLLARS IN COUNTY FEES

Mineola, NY - Today the Nassau County Legislature passed a bill to cut almost $100 Million Dollars in county fees incurred by Nassau residents. This money will be made up with tens of tens of millions of dollars of excess sales tax revenue over the projec...

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Posted on: September 13, 2021

NASSAU COUNTY LEGISLATIVE MAJORITY PROPOSES CUTTING ALMOST $100 MILLION DOLLARS IN COUNTY FEES

Calls on the County Executive to Submit a Budget That Cuts Taxes

The Nassau County Legislature Republican Majority introduced a bill to cut $96 Million Dollars in county fees that would be incurred by hundreds of thousands of Nassau residents. This money w...

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Posted on: September 1, 2021

LEGISLATOR McKEVITT IS BRINGING THE NUMC MAMMOGRAPHY VAN TO MERRICK

   • Wednesday, September 22, 2021 • 8:00 AM to 12:00 Noon •

Merrick Public Library – 2279 Merrick Ave., Merrick

 

Nassau County Legislators Tom McKevitt and Steve Rhoads are co-sponsor...

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Posted on: September 1, 2021

Free Mini Golf for Senior Citizens at Eisenhower Park

Thursday, September 30, 2021  -  10:00 am to 2:00 PM 

(Rain Date: Friday, October 1st)

Miniature-Golf Course at Eisenhower Park, parking field #4 or #5

 

Legislator Tom McKevitt is pleased to announce that the miniature-gol...

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Posted on: August 5, 2021

COMMUNITY BLOOD DRIVE

Tuesday, August 31, 2021  •  12:00 PM – 6:00 PMEast Meadow Public Library – 1886 Front St., East Meadow

 

Hosted by Legislator Tom McKevitt, Legislator John Ferretti and New York Blood CenterA...

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Posted on: July 27, 2021

CURRAN ADMITS "TAXPAYER PROTECTION PLAN" LED TO MANSIONS BEING CHARGED ZERO PROPERTY TAXES

Mineola, New York – On Yesterday's News 12 "Power and Politics", when asked about multi-million-dollar Nassau County mansions paying Zero in property taxes, A spokesperson for County Executive Curran said "Clearly the Taxpayer Protection Pr...

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Posted on: July 26, 2021

LEGISLATURE ASKS FOR AUDIT OF COUNTY DEPARTMENTS & VENDORS TO ENFORCE ANTI-BDS LEGISLATION

Mineola, New York – In 2016, the Nassau County Legislature voted unanimously for legislation that prohibited the County from doing business with any company or person involved in the Boycott, Divestment and Sanction (BDS) movement against Israel. The legi...

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Posted on: July 22, 2021

McKEVITT & COUNCILMAN DUNNE ARE BRINGING THE NuHEALTH/ NUMC MAMMOGRAPHY VAN TO EAST MEADOW

Wednesday, August 18, 2021 • 8:00 AM to 12:00 NoonVeterans Memorial Park – East Meadow Ave. & Prospect Ave.

Nassau County Legislator Tom McKevitt and Town of Hempstead Councilman Dennis Dunne, Jr. are sponsoring the NuHealth/Nassau U...

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Posted on: July 19, 2021

MULTI-MILLION DOLLAR MANSIONS PAY 0 PROPERTY TAX WHILE 65% OF HOMEOWNERS ARE SLAMMED WITH TAX HIKES

Nicolello, Majority Legislators Demand Answers from Administration

Mineola, NY – Nassau Legislature Presiding Officer Rich Nicolello today demanded answers from County Executive Laura Curran for a collection of mansions in the County, whose owner...

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Posted on: July 13, 2021

NASSAU LEGISLATURE ANNOUNCES RESULTS OF COUNTY EXECUTIVE CURRAN'S REASSESSMENT

NASSAU LEGISLATURE ANNOUNCES RESULTS OF COUNTY EXECUTIVE CURRAN'S REASSESSMENT

Mineola, New York – The 2020-2021 tax year was the first year of County Executive Laura Curran's reassessment. That year saw a record number of griev...

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Posted on: July 7, 2021

McKEVITT– 13TH LEGISLATIVE DISTRICT INVITE YOU TO NATIONAL NIGHT OUT 2021

NATIONAL NIGHT OUT 2021

Tuesday, August 3, 2021 • Rain or Shine

7:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Veterans Memorial Park

East Meadow Ave. & Prospect Ave., East Meadow

 

Nassau County Legislators Tom McKevitt and John Ferretti are joining togethe...

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Posted on: July 7, 2021

COMMUNITY BLOOD DRIVE

 

Wednesday, July 28, 2021  •  1:00 PM – 7:00 PM

Saw Mill Road Elementary School – 2801 Saw Mill Rd., North Bellmore 

Hosted by 

Legislator Tom McKevitt, Legislator Steve Rhoads and New...

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Posted on: May 19, 2021

McKEVITT IS HOSTING A “SHED THE MEDS” DRUG DROP OFF EVENT IN NORTH BELLMORE

SATURDAY, JUNE 19, 2021 • 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

North Bellmore Fire Dept. – Station #2

829 Newbridge Road (Near intersection of East Meadow Ave.)  

Nassau County Legislator Tom McKevitt is joining with the Nassau County Police Depart...

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Legislative District 13
Posted on: May 26, 2021

COMMUNITY BLOOD DRIVE

 

Thursday, JUNE 24, 2021  •  1:00 PM – 7:00 PMNorth Merrick Public Library – 1691 Meadowbrook Rd., North Merrick 

Hosted by Legislator Tom McKevitt, North Merrick Public Library and New York ...

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Posted on: May 19, 2021

VIRTUAL OVERDOSE PREVENTION SEMINAR with NALOXONE/NARCAN TRAINING

Wednesday, June 16, 2021  •  11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

A virtual training seminar through ZOOM 

You can save the life of a loved one from overdose! 

Nassau County has been addressing the opioid crisis on multiple fronts...

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Posted on: May 19, 2021

LEGISLATOR McKEVITT AND THE LONG ISLAND ALZHEIMER’S & DEMENTIA CENTER PRESENT: TRAIN YOUR BRAIN

 Tuesday, June 1, 2021 • 11:00 AM to 12:00 Noon  

Nassau County Legislator Tom McKevitt and the Long Island Alzheimer’s & Dementia Center are hosting a virtual event to provide important brain training info...

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Legislative District 13
Posted on: May 12, 2021

LEGISLATOR MCKEVITT ATTENDS CEREMONY TO HONOR FALLEN CORRECTION OFFICERS AND SHERIFFS

Legislator Tom McKevitt joined with other elected officials, law enforcement and union officials on May 6, 2021 to honor those Nassau County Correction Officers and Sheriffs that made the ultimate sacrifice in the line of duty. The ceremony was h...

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Posted on: May 11, 2021

LEGISLATURE PASSED BILL APPROVING SCHOOL BUS STOP-ARM CAMERAS FOR SEPTEMBER 2021

The Nassau County Legislature Committees passed legislation to implement school bus STOP-arm cameras by September 2021. The legislation passed unanimously though the Public Safety, Finance and Rules committees.  This legislation comes after month...

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Legislative District 13
Posted on: May 6, 2021

LEGISLATOR McKEVITT IS HOSTING A “SHED THE MEDS” DRUG DROP OFF EVENT IN WANTAGH

SATURDAY, MAY 22, 2021 • 9:00 AM - 12:00 Noon

Wantagh High School – 3297 Beltagh Ave., Wantagh

  

Nassau County Legislator Tom McKevitt is joining with Legislators Steve Rhoads and John Ferretti, the Nassau County Police ...

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Legislative District 13
Posted on: May 6, 2021

COMMUNITY BLOOD DRIVE

Wednesday, May 26, 2021  •  11:00 aM – 5:00 PM

North Bellmore Public Library – 1551 Newbridge Rd., North Bellmore 

Hosted by Legislator Tom McKevitt, Legislator Steve Rhoads,

the North Bellmore Public L...

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Legislative District 13
Posted on: May 6, 2021

NASSAU LEGISLATIVE MAJORITY TO STATE: KILL THE GAS TAX

The Nassau County Legislative Majority today announced its strong opposition to a bill under consideration in Albany that will raise gas taxes a whopping 55 cents to 98.12 cents per gallon, which will make New York’s gas tax 57% higher than every other st...

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Legislative District 13
Posted on: May 4, 2021

LEGISLATOR MCKEVITT HOSTS “SHED THE MEDS” DRUG TAKE BACK EVENT

Nassau County Legislator Tom McKevitt recently joined with the Nassau County Police Department and the Levittown Community Action Coalition during a drug take back event at Wisdom Lane Middle School in Levittown. The collection yielded more than 500 pound...

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Posted on: May 3, 2021

LEGISLATORS DISTRIBUTE COVID-19 SERVICE PINS TO NUMC HEALTHCARE HEROES

On May 3rd, Legislator Tom McKevitt, Legislator John Ferretti, Legislator Steve Rhoads, NUMC President/Chief Executive Officer Dr. Anthony Boutin and CSEA President Ron Gurerri presented COVID-19 Service Pins to Nassau University Medical Center (NUMC) hea...

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Posted on: April 29, 2021

S.T.O.P. HAZARDOUS HOUSEHOLD WASTE COLLECTION PROGRAM COMING TO BELLMORE

SATURDAY, MAY 15, 2021  -  8:00 AM to 3:00 PM

Newbridge Road Park – 2600 Newbridge Rd., Bellmore

 

Legislator Tom McKevitt is pleased to announce that the Town of Hempstead Stop Throwing Out Pollutants Hazardous Waste Col...

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Legislative District 13
Posted on: April 28, 2021

LEGISLATURE CALLS FOR END TO NEW NY DISCOVERY LAWS THAT DISCOURAGE ANTI-ASIAN HATE CRIMES REPORTS

Over the last year, our nation has seen an increasing number of violent attacks on Asians as well as hate crimes in general aimed at people of different faiths and ethnicities. More recently, each week there is another story of an unprovoked attack on a m...

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Posted on: April 21, 2021

NASSAU COUNTY POLICE DEPARTMENT SAFETY TIPS TO PREVENT STOLEN CARS AND LARCENIES FROM VEHICLES

Every 45 seconds, a car is stolen in the United States, which is close to one million stolen vehicles per year. Thefts occur at all times of the day and night and usually happen when a car has been left unlocked with the key fob left inside a vehicle equi...

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Posted on: April 12, 2021

LEGISLATIVE DEMOCRATS DEFEAT ELECTED ASSESSOR PROPOSAL

LEGISLATIVE DEMOCRATS DEFEAT 

ELECTED ASSESSOR PROPOSAL

 

COUNTY EXECUTIVE/ LEGISLATIVE DEMOCRATS REFUSE TO ALLOW PUBLIC TO VOTE ON ISSUE

Mineola, New York – Earlier this year, the Nassau County Legislative Majority filed a bill to ...

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Legislative District 13
Posted on: April 1, 2021

McKEVITT IS HOSTING A “SHED THE MEDS” DRUG DROP OFF EVENT IN LEVITTOWN

SATURDAY, APRIL 24, 2021 • 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Wisdom Lane Middle School – 120 Center Ln., Levittown

  

Nassau County Legislator Tom McKevitt is joining with the Nassau County Police Department and the Levittown Community ...

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Legislative District 13
Posted on: March 30, 2021

LEGISLATURE ADVOCATES FOR FEDERAL FUNDING TO HELP ORGANIZATIONS WITH EVENT SPACES

As part of the Federal Government's American Rescue Act, Nassau County will receive almost 400 million dollars to be used for COVID-19 relief. Today, Nassau County Legislature Presiding Officer Richard Nicolello joined with other elected official...

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Legislative District 13
Posted on: March 12, 2021

NASSAU LEGISLATORS SEEK ALLOWING SCHOOLS TO DECIDE ON RESTORING EVENTS & ACTIVITIES

Fueled by the increasing availability of the COVID-19 vaccine and a continued decline in the rate of infections, the Nassau County Legislative Majority is calling on New York State leaders to lift restrictions and allow individual districts full discretio...

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Legislative District 13
Posted on: March 5, 2021

COVID-19 MEMORIAL AT EISENHOWER PARK PROPOSED BY NASSAU LEGISLATORS

 

Mineola, NY – As a way to honor and remember those who perished from the COVID-19 pandemic, the Nassau County Legislative Majority has introduced a resolution to establish a permanent memorial at Eisenhower Park. The measure w...

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Legislative District 13
Posted on: February 25, 2021

S.T.O.P. HAZARDOUS HOUSEHOLD WASTE COLLECTION PROGRAM COMING TO EAST MEADOW

S.T.O.P. HAZARDOUS HOUSEHOLD WASTE COLLECTION PROGRAM COMING TO EAST MEADOW

 

SATURDAY, MARCH 13, 2021  -  8:00 AM to 3:00 PM

Eisenhower Park – Parking Field #3 – East Meadow

 

Legislator Tom McKevitt is ...

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Legislative District 13
Posted on: February 17, 2021

NASSAU LEGISLATORS JOIN VACCINE REGISTRY EFFORTS, WANT MORE FOCUS ON VACCINATING SENIORS

The Nassau County Legislative Majority today joined the growing number of public officials across New York State calling for the establishment of a vaccine pre-registration system to help ease the nightmarish sign-up conditions that hundreds of thousands ...

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Legislative District 13
Posted on: February 4, 2021

MAJORITY REQUESTS GOVERNOR CUOMO OPEN MASS VACCINATION SITE AT NASSAU COLISEUM

Members of the Nassau County Legislature’s Republican Majority held a hearing on Thursday, February 4th to examine the roll out of the COVID-19 vaccine within the county. During the course of the hearing, Presiding Officer Richard Nicolello led ...

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Legislative District 13
Posted on: January 26, 2021

COUNTY EXECUTIVE VETOES BILL TO CREATE GREATER TRANSPARENCY IN GOVERNMENT

Nassau County Executive Laura Curran has vetoed a bill passed by the Legislature that would bring more transparency to government. The bill required more advance public notice of the meetings, agendas and actions of the Nassau County Planning Commission w...

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Legislative District 13
Posted on: January 12, 2021

LEGISLATURE RENEWS CALL FOR ELECTED ASSESSOR AMID NEW APPOINTMENT

County Executive Laura Curran has signaled her intention to appoint Robin S. Laveman as the new Assessor of Nassau County. Laveman’s appointment would succeed current Assessor David Moog in the post. Moog is being moved to another department.&am...

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Posted on: December 15, 2020

LEGISLATIVE MAJORITY PASSES BORROWING DEAL SAVING NASSAU TAXPAYERS MILLIONS OF DOLLARS

After months of negotiations, members of the Legislative Majority have reached a deal with NIFA, and the Curran administration that will save Nassau taxpayers more than $200 million over the next 15 years while creating a fund to pay  small busin...

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Legislative District 13
Posted on: December 10, 2020

Nassau County Legislator Tom McKevitt has teamed up with the US Marine Corps for the Toys for Tots

New, unwrapped toys will be collected untilTHURSDAY, DECEMBER 17TH

 

Toys for Tots Holiday Gift Drive drop-off boxes for new, unwrapped toys will be located at the following Nassau County locations:

 

EAST MEADOW:

  • Main Lobby of Administration...
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Posted on: December 1, 2020

MAJORITY RELEASES IG REPORT DETAILING 2 MILLION DOLLAR SCAM ON COMPTROLLER’S OFFICE

(Mineola, NY) – In September 2019, the Nassau County Comptroller’s Office and Comptroller Jack Schnirman fell victim to a cyber phishing scam that put $2 million of taxpayer money at risk, when the Comptroller’s Office transf...

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Posted on: November 23, 2020

S.T.O.P. HAZARDOUS HOUSEHOLD WASTE COLLECTION PROGRAM COMING TO EAST MEADOW

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 6, 2020  -  8:00 AM to 3:00 PMEisenhower Park – Parking Field #3 – East Meadow

Legislator Tom McKevitt is pleased to announce that the Town of Hempstead Stop Throwing Out Pollutants Hazardous Waste Col...

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Legislative District 13
Posted on: November 9, 2020

NASSAU COUNTY LEGISLATURE ANNOUNCES NEW VETERANS LEGISLATION AHEAD OF VETERANS DAY

Mineola, NY – Nassau County, with a population of over 1.3 million people has one of the largest number of veterans in New York state, and nation. As of 2017, more than 45,000 veterans resided in Nassau. Today, members of the Nassau Cou...

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Posted on: November 5, 2020

NEW YORK BLOOD CENTER ANNOUNCES BLOOD EMERGENCY APPEAL FOR DONORS

Cancelled blood drives and reduced donor turnout due to the COVID-19 pandemic have resulted in substantially fewer blood donations than what is needed to meet the needs of patients in the hospitals served by New York Blood Center.  

“Eve...

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Posted on: October 23, 2020

LEGISLATIVE MAJORITY SUBMITS COMMON SENSE AMENDMENTS TO COUNTY EXECUTIVE’S BUDGET

LEGISLATIVE MAJORITY SUBMITS COMMON SENSE AMENDMENTS TO COUNTY EXECUTIVE’S BUDGET

 

Returns Money to Taxpayers, Restores Bus Lines, adds additional 

Ambulance Personnel, Creates Fund to Pay down debt

(Mineola, NY) - The Majority Ca...

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