George Maragos

Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano (file/credit: County Executive's Office)

State Board: Nassau Budget Woes ‘Necessitate’ Continuation Of Deficit

In its first analysis of County Executive Ed Mangano’s 2014 budget, the Nassau Interim Finance Authority, or NIFA, is projecting a $122 million budget deficit next year in Nassau County with larger than projected deficits through 2017.

10/10/2013

Nassau County Comptroller George Maragos outlines the unaudited fiscal year 2012 budget. (credit: Nassau County Comptroller's Office)

Nassau Comptroller Announces Budget Surplus

County Comptroller George Maragos said Nassau will end its 2012 fiscal year with a $41.6 million budget surplus.

06/12/2013

Islanders fans attend Game Three of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals during the 2013 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum on May 5, 2013 in Uniondale, New York. (credit: Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Sold Out Islanders Playoff Games Bringing Big Bucks To Nassau County Economy

The team’s playoff home games have generated more than $1 million each in economic activity for the county.

05/09/2013

Debris from superstorm Sandy in Long Beach, N.Y. - Nov. 20, 2012 (credit: Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Nassau Comptroller Looks At Whether Contractors Actually Did Sandy Repairs

Contractors were were supposed to cut up trees, install water heaters, and remove mold from homes on Long Island damaged by superstorm Sandy.

04/05/2013

Shopping (file / credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Sales Tax Figures Up On Long Island; Comptroller Predicts Strong Holiday Sales

Are you looking for some good news on the economic front? You’ll find some on Long Island.

10/16/2012

Nassau County Logo (credit: CBS 2)

A Double Digit Deficit For Nassau County In 2011

Financial statements reveal that Nassau County ended the 2011 fiscal year with a deficit of over 50 million dollars.

07/13/2012

Rep. Charles Rangel votes in the primary - New York, NY - Jun 26, 2012 (credit: Rich Lamb / WCBS 880)

A Primary Day Like No Other Winds Down In New York

There were a number of hotly contested Democratic primaries that were getting voters to the polls on Tuesday, especially in the racially and ethnically diverse 8th Congressional District in Brooklyn and Queens.

06/26/2012

Nassau County Comptroller George Maragos (file / credit: Nassau County Comptroller)

County Comptroller: Economy Is Looking Up In Nassau County

There’s some good economic news for residents of Nassau County. Sales tax revenues have jumped in Nassau County, and county comptroller George Maragos said they are up 5.2 percent compared to last year.

04/13/2012

Parking Ticket (Photo/Clipart.com, FILE)

Comptroller: People Not Paying Parking Tickets In Nassau County

Comptroller George Maragos says the county is owed over $80 million.

01/11/2012

Nassau County Comptroller George Maragos (file / credit: Nassau County Comptroller)

Nassau County Comptroller Might Back New $400 Million Sports Complex

George Maragos says he supports development of the county hub, but he’s not ready to endorse the $400 million sports and entertainment complex proposal going to a referendum – at least, not yet.

07/21/2011

Nassau County Seal (file / credit: Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Nassau County Comptroller Sounds Warning About County Finances

A whopping $53 million budget shortfall is predicted by Nassau County Comptroller George Maragos if nothing is done by the end of this year.

05/18/2011

Nassau University Medical Center

L.I. Hospital Lost $6.5M In Revenue, Audit Shows

Because the Center failed to get basic information such as correct spelling of names, addresses and insurance card information, Nassau County controller George Maragos said the hospital lost $6.5 million in revenue.

04/03/2011