WOODBURY, N.Y. (CBSNewYork/AP) — Nassau County Executive Edward Mangano and Democratic challenger Thomas Suozzi focused on financial issues, but also touched on matters such as immigration, casinos and the Nassau Coliseum during their second debate Tuesday.
During the debate, which was sponsored by the Long Island Association, Mangano touted the fact that he has not raised property taxes while Suozzi said the county’s debt has grown under Mangano’s watch.READ MORE: Gov. Andrew Cuomo's Top Advisor Steve Cohen Deflects Questions About Bullying And Sexual Harassment Allegations
“I have no plan to raise real property taxes, I think they’re regressive,” Mangano said. “I have zero plans to raise real property taxes, that’s for sure.”