MEDIA ADVISORY for Monday, September 9, 2019: John M. Kennedy Kicks off “Fiscal Reality Tour” in Huntington

Steve Bellone’s Tax and Fee Hikes, Bond Rating Downgrades and Payroll and Spending Increases Have Created a Fiscal Crisis in Suffolk County

Who: John Kennedy, Suffolk County Comptroller and Candidate, Suffolk County Executive
Chad Lupinacci, Supervisor, Town of Huntington
Local elected officials
Local residents

What: John Kennedy, Suffolk County Comptroller and Candidate, Suffolk County Executive, will be joined by Chad Lupinacci, Supervisor, Town of Huntington, and local elected officials and residents at a press conference to kick off his “Fiscal Reality Tour.”

In an attempt to get elected to another four-year term, County Executive Steve Bellone is trying to paint a picture that everything is fine in Suffolk County, but nothing could be further from the truth. The truth is that the county is on the brink of fiscal disaster.

Mr. Kennedy will explain how taxpayers have been burdened by enormous tax and fee hikes, seven bond rating downgrades, and payroll and spending increases, resulting in population loss and a fiscal crisis.

When: Monday, September 9

Where: Former site of Oceancrest Diner
269 Old Walt Whitman Road
Huntington Station, New York

Directions: LIE to Exit 49 N (Rte. 110 North). Take Pinelawn Road to Broadhollow Road (Rte. 110). Make a right onto Rte. 110. After half a mile, make a U-turn at Livingston Street, then make a slight right onto Old Walt Whitman Road and another right. Diner will be on the left-hand side.