Jay Shah

Long Island Bureau Chief

Jay Shah is a radio journalist who spends his time covering all things Long Island. He has reported on agriculture and infrastructure for Nashville Public Radio and worked as a mentor for Syrian citizen journalists with Paper Airplanes.

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A class action lawsuit against Nassau County alleges a tax assessment freeze in 2010 discriminated against non-white homeowners.

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Long Island water providers say the cost to treat contaminants in drinking water is much higher than New York State estimates – which could lead to a spike in water rates.

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A bill in the New York State legislature would set the goal to cut greenhouse emissions by 100 percent by 2050.

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New legislation in Suffolk County would ban styrofoam containers, plates and cups at restaurants, and make straws only available upon request.

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Suffolk County unveiled a digital marketplace on Monday where local governments can share contracts and buy services and equipment in bulk.