• East Side Access

  • Ronkonkoma Redevelopment

  • Hicksville Downtown Revitalization

  • Yaphank LIRR Relocation & Transit Oriented Development

  • Bus Rapid Transit along Route 110

  • Suffolk County Sewer Expansion (SCCRI)

  • Nassau County Aqueduct to Cedar Creek Outfall

  • MacArthur Airport

  • Congestion Pricing

  • Completion of Route 347


Responsible Development/Land Use

Tax Burden

  • Restore State & Local Tax Deductions

  • Eliminate Internet Tax Advantage

  • Eliminate the County Guarantee 

  • School District Over Taxation

  • Support 2% Property Tax Cap

  • Property Tax Refund Judgments

  • Nassau County Disputed Assessment Fund

  • Consolidation of School Purchasing


  • Millennial Exodus

  • Support Amazon HQ2

  • Technology Innovation Centers (Cold Spring Harbor, BNL, Hofstra, Stony Brook)

*Issues not in any specific order

ABLI Principles 

  • Whereas the Long Island real estate community has historically played a crucial role in the creation of investment capital, new jobs, an incubator for technology, a generator of property taxes and new business opportunities for an entire region and;​

  • Whereas the Digital Age is altering the very dynamic of how, where, when and with whom business is conducted, profoundly affecting the traditional centers of free enterprise, and;​

  • Whereas the ability to maintain, strengthen and expand the economic leadership of the bi-county region is predicated on the ability of a focused, cogent development community to address in a non-partisan manner those public policy issues that affect our region’s business future, and;​

  • Whereas those strategic issues facing the region include the property tax burden shouldered by individuals and corporations, the retention of an educated, competent and motivated work force, the transmission and cost of energy, and a viable, functioning transportation system are among the elements that affect a vibrant economy, do we,​

  • Members of the Association for a Better Long Island, assert our intent to promote a deliberate agenda that will protect the region’s business base, its role in protecting our collective economic future, the enhancement of the quality of life of every Long Islander, and the region's role as a competitive force in a global economy.​

  • Accordingly, the Association for a Better Long Island commits its resources to economic growth through a collective vision that combines ethics and energy, commitment and competence, passion and performance in the pursuit of a strong and vital future.

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