State Assembly Approves Suffolk County Water Quality Restoration Act - 27 East

State Assembly Approves Suffolk County Water Quality Restoration Act

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New York State Assemblyman and panelist Fred W. Thiele Jr.  DANA SHAW

New York State Assemblyman and panelist Fred W. Thiele Jr. DANA SHAW

authorStephen J. Kotz on Apr 17, 2024
The State Assembly, by unanimous 147-0 vote on Monday, passed an updated version of the Suffolk County Water Quality Restoration Act, which would raise an estimated $3 billion to $4... more

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