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Rebuilding Suffolk's Economy

Steve Bellone and Suffolk County Legislators
Jun
13
2012

County Executive Bellone was joined by legislators and the Long Island Contractors Association (LICA) at the signing of the approval for $32 million in capital projects to be commenced in Suffolk County in 2012.

The sixteen projects, inclusive of four emergency bridge repairs, serve to improve Suffolk County’s infrastructure and are expected to create more than 300 jobs within the next year.

The projects include repairs and improvements of bridges, energy efficiency and conservation projects at county facilities, repair and resurfacing of county roadways, roadway drainage improvements, elevator system improvements and upgrades at county facilities, exterior structural improvements and replacement of traffic signals.
“The infrastructure projects approved today will create jobs, contribute to the quality of life of...| read more ››

Suffolk bill on employee health costs OKd

Bellone addresses County Legislature of Health Bill
May
8
2012

"It's a good day for Suffolk County taxpayers," County Executive Steve Bellone said after the vote. "It's important to show we are leading by example . . . and we're not expecting any one group to shoulder the burden." But he warned that "time pressures" loomed and that the county's 2013 budget faced "hundreds of millions of dollars in deficits."| read more ››