Monthly Archives: January 2011

MANGANO LAWSUIT AGAINST NIFA COMMENCES

By Eden Laikin County Executive Edward P. Mangano filed a lawsuit against NIFA today, citing the state oversight board’s “unfounded, unfair and wrong” action in imposing a control period not even one month into the budget year. Mangano said NIFA … Continue reading

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Will the Real NIFA, Please Stand Up?

By Eden Laikin Nassau County Legislative Presiding Officer Peter J. Schmitt said today there were serious “ethical and legal challenges” to the NIFA takeover and the control board’s status. At a press conference in the Legislative Majority Hearing Room in … Continue reading

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Yatauro’s Word Has Become Meaningless

EDITORIAL By Eden Laikin Minority Leader Diane Yatauro contradicted herself, orally and in print, this week in what appeared to be an effort to discredit County Executive Ed Mangano and further empower the NIFA board’s control of Nassau’s finances. In … Continue reading

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NIFA takes over, Mangano questions motives

By Eden Laikin In what Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano called a “premature, unfounded and illegal action,” the Nassau Interim Finance Agency moved today to takeover the County’s finances. The six-member NIFA board announced that they were initiating a “control … Continue reading

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A Year In Review – by County Executive Ed Mangano

Putting Politics Aside:  A Year in Review Before taking office one year ago, I knew Nassau County was in bad shape.  I just didn’t know how bad things actually were until I became County Executive in January 2010. Our residents … Continue reading

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Mangano Signs Historic Deal with CSEA

  By Eden Laikin County Executive Edward P. Mangano announced today that the Civil Service Employees Association (CSEA), Nassau’s largest union, signed an historic agreement to save taxpayers $70 million through 2017. The agreement, which extends the current contract by … Continue reading

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Mangano and CSEA Reach Agreement

By Eden Laikin Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano has reached an historic agreement with leaders of the County’s largest labor union, which calls for voluntary concessions over the life of the contract that will save taxpayers tens of millions … Continue reading

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