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Saturday, July 4, 2015
Politics
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I want to enumerate the many reasons I’m so against making test scores count for 50 percent of the ratings. more
After five years in which Nassau County has not reassessed property values, the county is moving toward refiguring all Nassau properties’ worth for 2019-20. The eventual reassessment could lead to higher property-tax bills for some residents, according to one expert. more
A federal judge last Friday sentenced Dave Denenberg, the former Nassau County legislator who pleaded guilty to cheating a law client out of $2.3 million and resigned from office earlier this year, to three months in jail and three months of house arrest. more
Madeline Singas, Nassau County’s acting district attorney, continued her push for greater restrictions for registered sex offenders last week at a North Merrick civic group meeting. The setting was significant. Weeks earlier, police arrested a North Merrick man ... more
Gov. Andrew Cuomo renewed his call for an extension of the tax cap during a visit to Long Island on Wednesday. The legislation, which limits property tax increases, is set to expire next year. more
Nassau County Legislator Francis X. Becker has been hospitalized with what some reports say is a heart attack. He is a patient at South Nassau Communities Hospital. Becker, 62, a Republican from Lynbrook, has represented the 6th Legislative District, which includes ... more
Rumors have been circulating for the past two months that Malverne Mayor Patricia McDonald has been urged to run for higher office — Town of Hempstead supervisor, the town council or the Nassau County Legislature’s 6th District seat. McDonald, who has confirmed to the Herald that the rumors are true, has not said whether she would run for any of these positions, all of which are up for election in November. more
Do you hear that deafening plane noise? Probably not. more
Longtime Nassau County Legislator Francis X. Becker (R-Lynbrook) announced last week that he would not seek re-election in November, after having served for two decades. In December he will … more
After a closed-door meeting in Albany on May 11, Dean Skelos stepped down as Senate Majority Leader and will be replaced by John Flanagan (R-East Northport). Immediately after criminal charges … more
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