Nassau County police cruiser (File/Credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

NIFA Votes To End 3 Year Wage Freeze On Some Nassau County Unions

It was 2 a.m. when the vote came down, but union members still filled the room and cheered as a board voted to approve the end of a wage freeze.


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Nassau County Finance Board To Vote On Ending Wage Freeze

The state’s approval of speed cameras will help pay some of the $129 million price tag.


Nassau County police cruiser (File/Credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Nassau County Lawmakers Vote Unanimously To End 3-Year Wage Freeze

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.


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.


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After Wage Freeze Tossed, Nassau Cops Look For County To Pay Up

On Thursday, a judge threw out a wage freeze imposed on Nassau County police by the Nassau Interim Finance Authority.


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Islanders Owner Charles Wang On Nassau Coliseum Vote: ‘We’re Out Of Options’

Nassau County residents will have a shot to keep “New York” on the jerseys of the Islanders Monday. Franchise owner Charles Wang wants to get the message out there: vote “no” and the team may just be forced to pack up and leave.


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NIFA Board Not Happy With Nassau County’s Finances

A state watchdog group overseeing Nassau County’s finances is not happy about the county’s budget proposal.


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NIFA Says Property Tax Increase Likely If Nassau Coliseum Referendum Approved

The Nassau Interim Finance Authority said if voters approve the $400 million plan to renovate the coliseum, it would result in a 3.5 to 4 percent property tax increase.


Charles Wang (2L) and Ed Mangano (2R) hold a news conference at the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum - Uniondale, NY - Jun 22, 2011 (credit: Sophia Hall / WCBS 880)

Islanders Reach Tentative Deal To Stay In Nassau County Until 2045

The lease agreement would keep the Islanders in Nassau County through the year 2045.


Nassau County Executive Edward Mangano (credit: Photo/Mona Rivera)

Nassau County Executive Edward Mangano Plans To Cut 130 Workers

Nassau County Executive Edward Mangano says he will lay off 130 municipal employees and redeploy 160 members of the police department. The cuts would go into effect July 1.


Nassau County Executive Edward Mangano (credit: Photo/Mona Rivera)

NIFA Declares Fiscal Emergency In Nassau County

The authority has rejected County Executive Ed Mangano’s revised budget plan and instituted a wage freeze following a vote on Thursday.


Nassau County Executive Edward Mangano (credit: Photo/Mona Rivera)

Nassau County Exec Plans Layoffs, Furloughs Amid Budget Woes

Edward Mangano’s proposal includes over $60 million in employee-related cuts, and would impose a 13-day unpaid furlough for county workers.


Ed Mangano (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Nassau County Plans Layoffs, Cuts To Close Budget Gap

It’s a plan that will save the count over $121 million, but it will cost hundreds of jobs.


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Judge Backs NIFA Takeover Of Nassau County Finances

Justice Arthur Diamond denied Nassau County officials’ request for a preliminary injunction that would have blocked the Nassau Interim Finance Authority from taking control of the budget.


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Nassau County Sues Over Fiscal Watchdog NIFA’s Takeover

Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano accuses the Nassau Interim Finance Authority (NIFA) and the media of playing politics with county finances.