The Republican Party will remain a strong and vibrant voice for lowering taxes, creating and protecting local jobs, preserving and improving our quality of life, and instituting term limits and ethics reforms to promote honesty and integrity in local government.
“Our party is committed to a future where economic opportunity for all is a reality, strong families and safe communities are a priority, and parents are empowered to make decisions about their children’s education. We as a party are proud to partner in that critical work of ensuring liberty and justice for all. Republicans at all levels are working to bring real change to all communities.”
It’s no secret that we’re overtaxed: our per capita state-local tax burden is the highest in the nation and the reason that young people, senior citizens, and businesses are leaving New York. By enacting tax policies that promote economic growth and keeping state and local spending under control, we can make Huntington more attractive for individuals, families and businesses. We support lowering personal income tax rates, property tax rates, and the utility surcharge.
Create & Protect Jobs
The best jobs program is economic growth, and we will continue to pursue sensible policies that energize the private sector and create more good-paying jobs. We support infrastructure projects and government reforms that will attract investment and help foster small businesses.
Improve Quality of Life
We all appreciate that we live in the most beautiful town in the nation, and we will work hard to preserve and improve our quality of life for our children and grandchildren. From investing in infrastructure and public safety to halting overcrowding and gang violence, we are committed to protecting our community.
Secure Our Communities
We support our police, prosecutors, public safety officers and first responders and work to provide them with the tools they need to keep our communities safe and secure. We oppose senseless liberal New York State criminal justice reforms like cashless bail and the Clean Slate Act that put criminals back on the streets to do us more harm.
Open & Transparent Government
A free society demands that the sun shine on all elements of government. We will continue to support policies that bring transparency and accountability to every level of government.
Ensure Quality Education
We believe that maintaining a world-class system of primary and secondary education with high standards, in which all students can reach their potential, is critically important to America’s future and the future prosperity of our community. We believe parents should be empowered to send their children to the school of their choice and that our public schools should not be held hostage by substandard Common Core requirements.
Protect Our Environment & Water Quality
Preserving our local environment and protecting our water supplies and water quality are vital to Huntington and Long Island’s sustainability. The Huntington GOP and its candidates support smart growth, while preserving land, improving recycling and supporting infrastructure projects that enhance water quality, including sewers and waste treatment.