Peter Schmitt

Nassau County Legislator Peter Schmitt (credit: Nassau County Legislature)

Nassau Co. Legislator Peter Schmitt Dies Of Heart Attack

Schmitt, the Legislature’s presiding officer, was in a meeting with County Executive Ed Mangano in Mangano’s office when the 62-year-old collapsed.

10/03/2012

Nassau Legislative Presiding Officer Peter Schmitt (Credit: Mona Rivera/ WCBS 880)

L.I. Lawmaker Peter Schmitt Found In Contempt By Federal Judge, Fined $2,500

A Long Island lawmaker who admitted to revealing portions of an internal investigation about police failures in a domestic-violence case that led a woman’s death was found in contempt by a federal judge on Friday. He was fined $2,500.

06/09/2012

Nassau County police cruiser (file/credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

Nassau Minority Leader Blasts Mangano Police Closure Plan

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.

01/31/2012

Nassau County redistricting proposal

Democrats: Nassau County GOP Pulls A Fast One On Redistricting

Was it a political power grab or a fairer way to assure all citizens have equal representation? Voting district boundaries are poised to be redrawn following a controversial decision in Nassau County on Tuesday.

05/24/2011

Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano - File / Photo: Edward Mangano on Facebook

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.

01/31/2011