2019 Democratic Slate – for June 25th Primary

Cate Rogers

When the East Hampton Democratic Committee Members asked you for your vote last September, we asked you to support our collective belief that our community deserves town leaders who will carry on the traditions of our town while guiding our community through this every changing  world. Leaders who have a vision for a healthy and … Read more

Green Light Long Island

Call these Long Island Senators and Urge them to support driver’s license access (S1747) for undocumented workers Senator Todd Kaminsky (516) 766-8383 Senator Kevin Thomas (516) 739-1700 Senator John Brooks (516) 882-0630 Senator Monica Martinez (631) 360-3356 Senator Anna Kaplan (516) 746-5924 Senator Jim Gaughran (516) 922-1811 Click here for scripts and tips for calling … Read more

Live Here, Work Here

Learn about civil service employment opportunities with the Town of East Hampton and get tips for applying at a May 18 workshop Click here for more details

PSEG plans for new Montauk substation

East Hampton Town Supervisor Peter Van Scoyoc urges PSEG-Long Island officials to reconsider plans for new Montauk substation After an April 2 community forum in Montauk on the location of a new Montauk substation, PSEG-LI will accept online comments through May 2; Supervisor Van Scoyoc Urged Utility to Consult Community and Review Sites … Click here to … Read more

Human Services Department Report: Helping EH Citizens

An overview of the Town’s Human Services Department presented by Diane Patrizio, the department head, highlighted its mission of “improving and enhancing the quality of life for those we serve” — including children, adults, and families. Click here to read the full report

‘Fusion’ Ticket Goes Down in Flames

Last week’s headline in the East Hampton Star ‘Fusion’ Ticket Goes Down in Flames illustrates the naked political ambition and lack of organization and planning on the part of the Gruber/Klopman ticket abetted by the Republican and so called Independence party. David Gruber, about whom David Rattray, in a September 2018 East Hampton Star editorial … Read more

Climate Smart and Environmentally Sensitive Leaders

Cate Rogers

I have just returned from a Climate conference in Atlanta and on the first evening the intentions were set at an Interfaith Mass Meeting at the historic Ebenezer Baptist Church. The meeting was led by Former Vice President Al Gore and Rev. Dr. William J. Barber, II. Reverend Barber spoke of the undeniable connection between … Read more

Driver’s License Access & Privacy Act

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The Driver’s License Access & Privacy Act authorizes the department of motor vehicles to issue standard drivers’ licenses and restricts what information can be retained and given out on those applying or holding standard drivers’ licenses. Two bills are proposed for the purpose of amending current law related to this issue. It’s not clear that there is … Read more

Affordable Housing Update

Our Democratic town board has been hard at work addressing the difficult issue of affordable housing in our town. The following two East Hampton Star articles highlight some of their efforts. Other efforts include code changes for accessory apartments. In fact, all affordable housing initiatives in our town have come from Democratic Leadership. Here are … Read more

Energize East Hampton

Energize East Hampton (EEH) is a Town joint initiative that connects East Hampton residents and business owners with programs that offer energy and money saving options, while working towards achieving the Town’s 100% renewable energy goal . EEH program partners include Long Island Green Homes, South Fork Peak Savers and GreenLogic Energy. Long Island Green … Read more

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