Monthly Archives: December 2010

NIFA . . . no takeover

By Eden Laikin The Nassau Interim Finance Authority (NIFA) today asked Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano to provide details of some of the contingencies in his 2011 budget to show that the spending plan is indeed balanced. NIFA gave Mangano … Continue reading

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“Putting Government on a Diet”

By Eden Laikin Saying the budget has gotten “fat” over the last eight years, Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano announced plans today to streamline it by reducing government spending with another round of budget cuts for 2011. Joined by … Continue reading

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Nassau Loves Its Vets, Firefighters

By Eden Laikin Fire companies and veterans organizations will be exempt from a new sewer fee, instituted by County Executive Ed Mangano in his 2011 budget. The Nassau County Legislature this week approved a resolution that exempts the two types … Continue reading

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New Jobs Coming To Nassau

By Eden Laikin The international company behind Arizona Iced Tea plans to keep its headquarters in Nassau County and add a state of the art conference/training in its Woodbury building. It is expected that more than 1,300 people will attend … Continue reading

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Mangano: Approve Borrowing and Avoid Service Cuts

By Eden Laikin Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano and the Republican majority of the County Legislature hope to approve Nassau’s borrowing of $75 million in the hopes of avoiding cuts to youth, senior and other discretionary services. But, that … Continue reading

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