Message From Presiding Officer Robert Calarco

Welcome to the official website of the Suffolk County Legislature. 

I am deeply honored to have been elected to serve as Presiding Officer. It is humbling to have the confidence of my colleagues, and I am proud to serve alongside truly engaged people who bring their best to governance. As legislators, we share the goal of safeguarding the quality of life you expect as residents and as taxpayers of one of our nation’s greatest places to live.

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    Settlement Agreements Reached in Historic Opioid Litigation

    Hauppauge, N.Y. – This morning the Suffolk County Legislature convened to consider and vote on Certificates of Necessity concerning settlements with several defendants in the County's pending opioid litigation. Read on...
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    First Responder Status for Emergency Dispatchers: The First, First Responders

    Presiding Officer Rob Calarco joined his colleagues and partners in organized labor on June 8 to advocate for the passage of state law to recognize public safety and emergency dispatchers and operators as first responders. Read on...
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    Long Island's Infrastructure and Future Together

    Presiding Officer Rob Calarco launched his new initiative "Long Island's Infrastructure and Future Together" on May 26th with a roundtable discussion about infrastructure's role as the region recovers from the COVID-19 pandemic. Read on...
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