Tag: Norma Gonsalves

NIFA OKs Mangano’s 3.4% Nassau Tax Hike

The Nassau Interim Finance Authority voted unanimously to approve next year’s $2.98 billion budget Monday.

Questions Linger in $1B Nassau Sewer Deal

Some questioned why the full legislature didn’t vote on it, others eyed the company’s track record—but the finances remain unclear.

Nassau Pols Butt Heads Amid Bipartisan Promise

Several county legislators running for higher office were caught up in a heated back-and-forth days after Democrats and Republicans vowed to join forced to pass a property tax refund bill.

Huntington Carbon Monoxide Case Sparks Slew of Proposals

“What happened at Legal Seafood was a warning shot that cannot be ignored,” an EMS worker who was among those sickened while treating victims at Walt Whitman Shops told Huntington lawmakers considering expanding CO detector regulations.

Nassau Legislature Joins Long Island Govts in Archiving Meetings Online

“It is the duty of the legislature to provide access to its own records.”

How Long Island is Losing its War on Heroin

Heroin arrests and fatal ODs are up on LI despite prevention efforts and Nassau failed to fully use its own anti-heroin law for three years.

Will Speed Cameras Fund First Nassau Worker Raises in 3 Years?

"The revenue resulting from these cameras will help offset the short-term costs associated with these labor agreements.”

Report: Citizens Redrawing Nassau Districts Avoids Gerrymandering

“Our redistricting process, regardless of who’s in control, is controlled by partisan interests.”

Nassau, Suffolk Legislatures Freshman Pols Taking Seats

Nearly a quarter of both Nassau and Suffolk county legislative seats are undergoing turnover as new lawmakers voters elected in November are being sworn...

Nassau Appoints Nassau Jail Oversight Board Members

“This has been a long time coming.”
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