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Nassau County has nearly $70 million collecting a little dust in a bank account — but not for long. County Executive Bruce Blakeman has earmarked $2.5 million for opioid addiction treatment, … more
It’s a unique opportunity to reshape town lines and political power within Nassau County — an occasion that comes just once every decade. more
In her Democratic primary race last month, Laura Gillen faced jabs from her opponent. She had lost her 2019 re-election bid for Hempstead town supervisor. Yet Gillen won the primary anyway. But … more
Laura Gillen is a step closer to claiming the open U.S. House seat left vacant by Kathleen Rice. The former Hempstead town supervisor was projected to win the Democratic primary for the 4th … more
Former Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano, and his wife, Linda, have been granted a few more weeks of freedom from jail while they continue to appeal their sentences. The Manganos were scheduled … more
Former Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano, sentenced to a 12-year prison term in a bribery scandal, is now on the hook for $10.6 million in restitution to two Connecticut insurance … more
Opening arguments were heard on Wednesday in the corruption trial of Former Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano and former Town of Oyster Bay Supervisor John Venditto. more
In a significant setback to the Trump administration, a federal judge issued a preliminary injunction against “Kristjen Nielsen, Donald Trump, et al.,” on Feb. 13, blocking further action … more
One year after Superstorm Sandy laid waste to Long Island’s electrical grids, New Jersey-based energy company PSE&G is preparing to replace LIPA in managing … more
“What happened with Sandy is really a metaphor with what’s happening in Washington,” U.S. Rep. Peter … more
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