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Smyth Calls for Independent Investigation into Nursing Home Deaths

Earlier today, I joined Senator Boyle to call for an independent investigation into nursing home deaths during the pandemic. Democrats covered up the deaths of thousands of senior citizens. Before Governor Cuomo hangs a “Mission Accomplished” banner over the capitol, there must be independent accountability in Albany so a tragedy like this doesn’t happen again. …

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Republican Senate Candidates Call Out Democrat Conference For Opposing Police Package

The four Republican candidates running to represent Suffolk County in the New York State Senate today joined together to show their unwavering support for law enforcement and to call on Democrats in the State Senate to back the blue. Anthony Palumbo (1st Senate District), Mario Mattera (2nd Senate District), Alexis Weik (3rd Senate District) and …

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Smyth Asks Residents to Consider Donating to Virtual Food Drive

Despite businesses reopening and many getting back to work, food bank executives say there are still thousands in need of food assistance. Since the pandemic began in March, Long Island Cares has seen a 30% increase in people turning to food pantries according to Newsday. Please consider donating to Long Island Cares. Any contribution is …

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Smyth Condemns Democratic Leadership and Lawlessness

Horrific stories like this will continue to dominate the news until representatives finally step in and allow our law enforcement to do their jobs and control the violence that is surging through New York City. Long Island cannot succumb to lawlessness. https://www.foxnews.com/us/17-shot-new-york-city-gun-violence-soars?fbclid=IwAR2l31aD8pNE77ot0SqPsYDi_Sk0fe7C2gqETxkH2tC-bALxnRMWvO_VsyI

Give the Gift of Life: Blood Centers Across LI Still in Desperate Need

Blood centers across New York are still desperately in need of blood and plasma donations. I made an appointment and donated blood. It was a simple and painless process. To my untrained eye, the entire process was conducted in a safe and sterile manner. Individuals who have recovered from the virus may have convalescent plasma …

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Smyth Attends Rally for Law Enforcement

Earlier this week, Ed Smyth joined Assemblyman Michael Fitzpatrick and fellow State Senate candidate, Mario Mattera, at Panico’s Community Market for a Thank You lunch for our law enforcement. Heros 4 Our Heroes provides sandwiches for officers as a small token of appreciation for their dedication to our community. “These men and women put their lives on …

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Republican Senate Candidate Suggests Long Island Home For Teddy Roosevelt Statue

Leaders from the Museum of Natural History have called for New York City to remove a statue of President Teddy Roosevelt from its entrance. In order to protect the legacy of President Roosevelt and our nation’s history, NYS Senate Candidate Ed Smyth has suggested moving the statue back to the Sagamore Hill National Historic Site …

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