The following was submitted by William R. Spencer, who represents the 18th Legislative District.
Fighting to get our fair share of resources in the 18th legislative district (LD) is a high priority of mine. With four Incorporated Villages within the 18th LD, all charged with maintaining their own police forces outside the Suffolk County Police Department, I have been pushing to secure an appropriation of our sales tax for our local village police departments. It’s an issue of fairness, plain and simple. If we are all contributing toward the revenues generated from our sales tax, then all police departments within Suffolk County are entitled to a portion of those funds.
With my colleagues, Presiding Office DuWayne Gregory and Legislator Schneiderman,...| read more ››