"Spencer is running on his considerable record of achievements in his freshman term, especially on environmental issues. He was a key player in the recent partnership among the town, the county and a nonprofit group that preserved 27 acres of the former DeForest Williams estate in Cold Spring Harbor, a new model for conservation. Spencer was also a tireless advocate for $4.68 million in funding to upgrade the sewage treatment plant in Northport Village.
In a second term, he wants to work with the Brookhaven National Laboratory to develop cheap geothermal energy to reduce business costs and attract new firms.
Spencer has developed a comprehensive understanding of county government and its challenging finances. He wants to tackle these problems creatively by finding new ways to spur economic grow that better positions Suffolk for the long term.
Newsday endorses Spencer."