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Bishop Will Vote Against Short-Term Boehner Debt Plan

Politics - Congressman Tim Bishop announced he will not vote for the new debt proposal by House Speaker John Boehner. The new debt proposal would continue the specter of government default.


Army Corps Announces Date For Dredge Of Lake Montauk

Politics - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has announced plans to begin dredging Lake Montauk on October 1, according to Congressman Tim Bishop.



Bishop Blasts GOP Plan To Neuter Oil Market Watchdog

Politics - Congressman Tim Bishop voted against the Republican Agriculture appropriations bill in protest of the GOP effort to gut funding for the Commodities Futures Trading Commission (CFTC).


Suffolk County Legislator Jay Schneiderman To Host 2011 Campaign Kick-Off

Politics - On Friday, June 15, 2011 Suffolk County Legislator Jay Schneiderman will celebrate the kick-off of his 2011 campaign for re-election at East Hampton Point.


Christopher Nuzzi Statement On Declining Republican Nomination

Politics - Over the past several months and two weeks in particular, there has been speculation about whether or not I would be running this year for the position of Southampton Town Supervisor."


Bishop Move To Bolster Transit Security Derailed By House Republicans

Politics - Congressman Tim Bishop's amendment to add $75 million in federal funding for rail and mass transit security was defeated by near-unanimous Republican opposition.


Congresssman Tim Bishop Statement On Debt Limit Vote

Politics - Congressman Tim Bishop voted against increasing America's debt ceiling without substantive action to confront the nation's budget deficit.


House Passes Bishop's Amendments To Protect Veteran's Health And Honor

Politics - Congressman Tim Bishop spearheaded a successful effort to address the health crisis among veterans exposed to airborne toxins from open air "burn pits" in Iraq and Afghanistan.


Bishop Announces Funding To Clean Up Forge River, Protect South Shore Coastline

Politics - Congressman Tim Bishop announced he has secured federal funds through the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) for a number of important Suffolk County projects.


Thiele Proposes 'Open Supply' Legislation To Help Lower Gasoline Prices

Politics - New York State Assemblyman Fred W. Thiele, Jr. (I, D, WF-Sag Harbor) has co-sponsored legislation that would make gasoline supply agreements illegal which prohibit a gasoline retailer from selling unbranded gasoline.


East Hampton Town Republican Committee Announces Its Candidates For 2011

Politics - The East Hampton Town Republican Committee (EHTRC) announced its candidates for the upcoming East Hampton Town election.


Bishop's Comprehensive Energy Bill Will Save Billions, Lower Costs

Politics - Congressman Tim Bishop continued his leadership on energy issues by introducing a comprehensive energy bill to protect American consumers from high gas prices and reduce the deficit by repealing unwarranted tax breaks for Big Oil.


Bishop Bill Will Repeal Billions In Tax Breaks For Big Oil

Politics - Congressman Tim Bishop unveiled the Big Oil Welfare Repeal Act, new legislation to end billions in taxpayer subsidies the largest oil companies continue to receive despite sky high gas prices and record profits.


Steve Bellone Announces Campaign To Become Next Suffolk County Executive

Politics - Babylon Town Supervisor Steve Bellone announced his campaign to become the next Suffolk County Executive.


Bishop Proposed Plan To Kill Oil Subsidies, Use Savings For Clean Energy

Politics - Congressman Tim Bishop said the President's call for Congress to repeal oil industry subsidies and use the savings to develop clean energy is "almost as good an idea as it was when I proposed it in 2005."


Congressman Bishop Speaks Out On Debt Limit, Congressman Ryan's Budget Proposal

by Nicole A. Flotteron
Politics - Congressman Tim Bishop of New York's First Congressional District, held a conference call with members of the media to discuss the recent agreement to fund the government through September.


Leaders Laud Fleming: Early Endorsements For Town Board Race

Politics - A spirited group of supporters gathered last Wednesday at Bridget Fleming's campaign headquarters on Jobs Lane in Southampton to hear the candidate.


Bishop Will Vote To Support Largest Spending Cut In History

Politics - Congressman Tim Bishop announced his support for a historic budget compromise, which will reduce spending by $38 billion.



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