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County Executive Mangano Delivers 5th State of the Union Address

By Eden Laikin It was his fifth State of the County address, but Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano began his speech last night in a first-of-its-kind way – by walking onto the stage and taking a “selfie,” with his … Continue reading

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MANGANO ANNOUNCES START OF TREE PLANTING PROGRAM

Nassau County marks Arbor Day, begins to replace trees damaged or destroyed by Superstorm Sandy Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano, joined by Nassau County Comptroller George Maragos and local elected officials, today announced the beginning of a tree planting … Continue reading

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MANGANO CUTS MORE WASTEFUL SPENDING

By Justin DiGennaro and Eden Laikin Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano’s Deficit Reduction Plan announced today effectively ends Nassau’s decades-long practice of relying on borrowing to fund operating expenses and to balance the budget. Despite the lack of bipartisan … Continue reading

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Developers Group Tries to hold up Nassau County for Development Rights to the HUB area

By Eden Laikin Members of a Long Island builders group tried to extort development rights to the HUB area from Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano, and when they were unsuccessful, they began a smear campaign against Mangano’s plan for the … 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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“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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Mangano Appoints Head of Assessment Transition Team

Comptroller Maragos to launch forensic audit of past assessments In another bold move as he continues to reform Nassau’s broken and costly property tax assessment system, Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano has announced former Town of Smithtown Assessor Gregory Hild … Continue reading

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