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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U.S. Senator Chuck Schumer of New York says President Trump’s 2020 budget needs to provide funds to modernize and upgrade Long Island’s air traffic control facilities. 

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Suffolk County expects to receive more money if New York passes an internet sales tax. The 10 towns in the county want a portion of any tax revenue.

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Former Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano and his wife have been found guilty on multiple counts, including conspiracy to obstruct justice.

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A bipartisan group of congressional representatives from New York called for permanent funding of the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund.

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A New York State health program that helps Long Islanders combat chronic diseases, like high blood pressure and diabetes, may not get funded this year.