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Business Relief Resources

 Nassau County Economic Recovery Task Force and the Nassau County Industrial Development Agency are providing disaster relief information and recovery assistance to Nassau County businesses impacted by Hurricane Sandy. Please find below a list of county, state and federal resources available to help get you back in business.     Restore Power to Your Business […]

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Requesting Emergency Vote for West Shore Road Repairs

Thank you to our Legislative caucus leader, Minority Leader Kevan Abrahams for helping our district. He is requesting to the acting Presiding Officer that we vote on West Shore Road repairs at our next Legislative session this Monday as an emergency. He wrote to the acting Presiding Officer: Hon. Norma L. Gonsalves Acting Presiding Officer […]

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Going door to door to help constituents

Reaching Out After Sandy  Legislator DeRiggi-Whitton has been going door-to-door throughout the 18th LD to hear problems and concerns from residents in the aftermath of superstorm Sandy. She has fought for power restoration in her neighborhoods. For several days, she has also been visitng some of those hit hardest to share important information on disaster […]

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Disaster handout for those in need

I created a handout with some useful disaster recovery info. I am visiting the district and distributing, but if you know of someone in need, feel free to print them a copy! You can view and/or print this PDF: delia bayville handout (1)

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Email to LIPA

An email I was forced to send to LIPA’s government relations head, who was hostile to my office when I tried to explore LIPA’s emergency plans earlier this year: To: Tracy Burgess-Levy; Nicholas Lizanich Subject: LIPA area updates Tracy, It is frustrating that after having myself and staff dedicate hours to your bi-daily update municipal […]

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Pushing LIPA

We had a government conference call this morning with LIPA’s Vice President. He said that they are trying to develop a timeline for each area, when they will get power back. Many should not have to wait until Nov. 12, he said. I am pushing them for updates on each issue I get from a […]

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Generator Users – Take Care!

USE CAUTION WITH GENERATORS: The Homicide Squad reports the details of a fatal aided that occurred on Monday November 5, 2012 at 10:10 pm in Oceanside. According to detectives, Michelle Bracco 44 of Kresse Street was discovered unconscious in her home. She was transported to South Nassau Hospital where she was pronounced deceased at 11:05 […]

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LIPA update – snow causing delays

This current storm has just been elevated – it has been named (Athena). My LIPA government contact tells me that the storm will delay their goal of restoring 90 % of power by tonight. I, of course, commend all the crews who are out working hard, and we all know that LIPA management has a […]

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LIPA warns don’t stay home and wait for power as snow hits

I have been pushing our government contact for information on which homes will be in the “90 %” that they have been saying will be restored today, Wednesday. As the snow is starting, I said that people shouldn’t wait at home for power (and heat) that never come on. LIPA then advised me that people […]

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Delia to County Executive Mangano – Take Youth, Seniors Out of Equation

(NOTE: Click here to join a discussion on this issue on Facebook.)  I am reaching out to you, County Executive Edward Mangano, to suggest that we come together in a bi-partisan manner and remove youth and senior services – along with all critical human service programs on the chopping block – from our debate over […]

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