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Assemblyman Doug Smith Appointed Top Minority Member on Education

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Assemblyman Doug Smith (R,C,I-Holbrook) today was appointed as the Minority Ranking Member on the New York State Assembly’s prestigious Education Committee which is responsible for overseeing educational policies and programs affecting prekindergarten,...

Smith Thanks Volkswagen Atlas for Donation to Suffolk County Community College

Assemblyman Doug Smith attended a celebratory event signifying the donation of several modern Volkswagen automobiles to Suffolk County Community College’s Technicians Department for practical instruction on the most modern of cars. As a staunch...

“Local Control Now”: Long Island Elected Officials and Business Leaders Call on Governor to Restore Local Control

Press Conference Video: https://youtu.be/1dRREafn3W4 Holbrook, NY — On Monday, New York State Assemblyman Doug Smith and his COVID-19 Emergency Small Business Task Force comprised of area Chamber of Commerce Presidents and local businesses...

A New App for Exploring State Parks is Available

Smith A New App for Exploring State Parks is Available
Assemblyman Doug Smith (5th District) is spreading the word that the New York State Parks Department recently developed and launched a free “NY State Parks Explorer” App, useful for visitors to plan outdoor adventures while staying connected...

Reminder: July 15 Is Tax Deadline Day

Assemblyman Doug Smith (5th District) today reminded citizens that despite the toll COVID-19 has continued to take on our daily lives, per a decision made by the Treasury Department, state and federal taxes are to be filed no later than July 15. The original...

The State Continues to Punish Business Owners

I’m sure many of you were as perplexed as I was that the governor has unilaterally decided to once again push us around with his executive power and delay more businesses from reopening with Phase 4 on the horizon. If you missed the news, per an...

Smith Signs on For Legislative Hearings Investigating Covid-19 State Nursing Home Deaths

Smith Signs on For Legislative Hearings Investigating Covid-19 State Nursing Home Deaths
Assemblyman Doug Smith (5th Assembly District) has signed on with his fellow Assembly Minority members in a letter to the chairman of the New York State Committee on Aging, of which Smith is a sitting member, requesting he convene hearings to review and...

Assemblyman Smith Appoints Emergency Business Task Force

Chart: New COVID-19 hospitalizations continue to decline as New York plans regional restart.
As New York moves forward with a regional restart initiative to reopen business across the state, Assemblyman Doug Smith (5th Assembly District) today announced a newly appointed Emergency Small Business Task Force comprised of local business leaders...

State Assemblymen Smith & Garbarino Applaud Cotgreave Family for Mask Donation to Deputy Sheriffs

Yesterday New York State Assemblymen Doug Smith (R-Holbrook) and Andrew Garbarino (R-Sayville) joined Suffolk County Deputy Sheriffs PBA President John Becker and Vice President Artie Sanchez to accept a generous donation of 500 KN95 masks made by Jim Cot
Yesterday New York State Assemblymen Doug Smith (R-Holbrook) and Andrew Garbarino (R-Sayville) joined Suffolk County Deputy Sheriffs PBA President John Becker and Vice President Artie Sanchez to accept a generous donation of 500 KN95 masks made by Jim...

Assemblyman Doug Smith Announces “Kids ID” Event

Assemblyman Doug Smith Announces “Kids ID” Event
Assemblyman Doug Smith (5th District) is pleased to announce his upcoming Operation Safe Child “Kids ID” event. This event is scheduled for Friday, February 21 at the Sachem Library in Holbrook. “I am grateful to partner with the Suffolk...
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