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There aren’t many people who can say they’ve come close to beating Andrew Cuomo — especially at the height of the former governor’s popularity. But Rob Astorino can. more
When he first ran for president in 2008, Barack Obama took a lot of flak from opponents over his college days as a “community organizer” — work that has never been easy to … more
Harry Wilson doesn’t have the most recognizable name among those running for governor — in either party. But then again, as the self-proclaimed turnaround expert might say, maybe he should. more
New York hasn’t backed a Republican governor since George Pataki was re-elected for the second time some 20 years ago. more
Tom Suozzi’s path to the governor’s mansion won’t be an easy one — especially since he’ll have to win a June 28 Democratic primary that includes a popular incumbent, Kathy Hochul. more
Despite a protest at Long Island Power Authority headquarters on Earle Ovington Boulevard on April 21, the Nassau County Legislature voted on Monday afternoon to approve the settlement between the county and the utility over taxes at the E.F. Barrett Power Station in Island Park. more
It all comes down to a vote. On Monday, April 25, members of the Nassau County Legislature will gather just after lunch to give either a yea or nay over a dispute that on one side could cost taxpayers significant more money, and on the other, land all parties in front of a state supreme court judge. more
Former Nassau County Executive Edward Mangano was sentenced Thursday to 12 years in prison after his 2019 conviction on charges he and his wife accepted bribes from an Oyster Bay contractor. more
A tentative agreement between the county and the Long Island Power Authority, announced on March 30, would see taxes lowered on the E.F. Barrett Power Station in Island Park. 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
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