Four candidates are competing for the chance to replace longtime Rep. Carolyn McCarthy in Nassau County while two Republicans face off in Suffolk County.
The move granted approval for contracts that reinstate cost-of-living wages in exchange for union givebacks. Nassau’s fiscal control board – known as NIFA – must still approve the deal.
The 39-year-old Democrat is running for the seat currently held by Democratic Rep. Carolyn McCarthy, who is retiring.
Local officials touted Monday’s unanimous vote to approve the $229 million redevelopment of Nassau Coliseum and its surrounding property.
Under a new plan announced by Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano on Monday, four of the county’s eight police precincts would close and be turned into community policing centers to save money.
Legislator Kevan Abrahams and transportation advocates want Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano to negotiate with the MTA.