County executive race heats up
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He said he would like to make Nassau County a destination, and if elected would develop a plan to increase tourism. Haber also said he is working on a plan to fix the county’s broken assessment system, though he won’t say what that is until a comprehensive plan is developed.
Suozzi criticized Mangano’s management of the assessment system, saying that the county still owes $300 million in refunds with no way to pay for it.
Noting that Suozzi is the favored candidate of the Democratic Party, Haber said he makes no apologies for seeking the nomination and will continue to push hard in the race. “I’m an outsider who’s running just to see if I could help,” he said. “I think there’s a lot of success that we can have.”