Both Nassau Executive Candidates Take Issue With New Fees In County BudgetA property tax cap is forcing Nassau and Suffolk counties on Long Island to find other sources of revenue for 2018.
Taxpayers, Local Leaders Raise More Concerns Over Mangano Giving Political Appointees Union JobsRepublican and Democratic county executive candidates have expressed outrage that Nassau County property owners are the ones footing the bill.
Embattled Nassau County Executive Gives Several Political Appointees Union Jobs, Raising ConcernsWhile fighting federal corruption charges, he moved more than 40 politically appointed employees into competitive union positions that will protect them from being fired.
Mangano Appears In Court For Corruption Case Pre-Trial HearingThe Nassau County executive, his wife and former Oyster Bay Town Supervisor John Venditto are accused of corruption, extortion and bribery, among other charges. All three have pleaded not guilty.
Calls To Renegotiate Rates Following Complaints Over High Priced Parking At Nassau ColiseumAfter the venue's inaugural concert with Billy Joel, County Executive Ed Mangano received countless complaints over the $40 special events parking fee.
Some GOP Nassau County Lawmakers Call For Embattled Exec Mangano To ResignThere have been many calls from Democrats for Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano to stop down after his arrest on corruption charges.
January 2018 Trial Date Set For Mangano Corruption CaseThe Nassau County executive and his wife, Linda Mangano, have pleaded not guilty to a 13-count indictment alleging extortion, bribery, fraud and obstruction. Also charged is John Venditto, who resigned as Oyster Bay town supervisor after his arrest.
Nassau County Seniors Want To Know Who Dropped The Ball On Tax AbatementA shock was in the mail for thousands of senior citizens on fixed incomes. Property tax relief that they've counted on for more than a decade expired without notice.
Oyster Bay Town Supervisor Announces Resignation Amid Corruption AllegationsIn a statement released Tuesday, John Venditto said he felt it was in the best interests of the town.
Nassau County Passes Budget Amid Heated Complaints About New FeesA raucous vote was held Monday for the controversial 2017 Nassau County budget – with the county executive under indictment and the legislature at odds.
Nassau County's Proposed Budget For 2017 Faces Criticism Over Fee Hike, Pay RaiseNext year's budget is being scrutinized for its $105 so-called public safety fee, which is tacked on to all traffic tickets, as well as its $17,000 pay raise for the recently indicted county executive.
Nassau Executive Mangano, Under Indictment, Gives Himself $17,000 Pay RaiseRecently-indicted Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano is giving himself a pay raise, in the midst of a county budget crisis.