Tag: Rob Walker

Nassau Exec Mangano, Wife and Oyster Bay Supervisor Indicted, Feds Say

Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano, his wife, Linda, and Oyster Bay Town Supervisor John Venditto have been indicted on federal charges that will be unsealed Thursday, prosecutors said. Multiple New York news outlets quoting anonymous sources reported that Mangano, atwo-term Republican from Bethpage, is expected to be charged in connection with the investigation into a Syosset restaurateur who’s been indicted for fraud and bribing a Town of Oyster Bay official.

Calls for Ethics Reform Get Louder on Long Island

Advocates and citizens frustrated with the avalanche of corruption scandals on Long Island and statewide are rallying and organizing other grassroots efforts aimed at pressuring lawmakers into being more ethical and transparent. Local good government groups picketed this week outside the Long Island office of New York State Senate Majority Leader John Flanagan (R-Smithtown), urging him to allow passage of ethics reforms for Albany lawmakers before the legislative session ends June 16. And a New York City-based nonprofit this week announced that it’s suing LI municipalities that fail to turn over financial documents in a statewide citizen-led transparency initiative recently started in Nassau and Suffolk counties.

Skelos Corruption Trial: Jury Convicts Senator And Son

The senator, who will be expelled from office, is scheduled to be sentenced in March, but will appeal the verdict.

Skelos Corruption Trial: Dean & Adam Decline Testimony, Closing Arguments Continue

The judge asked the senator and his son whether they had anything to drink in the past 24 hours. The senator said he had a glass of wine; his son, a margarita.

Skelos Corruption Trial: Wiretaps Reveal GOP Senators Bashing Nassau Leaders

"They don’t know what the fuck they’re doing," Sen. Skelos said on wiretap, referring to Nassau County government.

Skelos Corruption Trial: D’Amato, Walker Offer Key Testimony

Ex-U.S. Sen. Al D'Amato and Chief Deputy Nassau County Executive Rob Walker took the stand Friday.

Skelos Corruption Trial: Emails Reveal Senator’s Calls Were Offered To Help...

"One step at a time. Haha. Your dad prob needs to make a call."

Nassau Creates Taxi and Limo Commission

The county formed the new agency to crackdown on an influx of illegal cabs.

Hundreds of Nassau Workers Take Early Retirement

Mangano offered workers $1,000 a year for each year of service as a way to cut payroll expenses.

Will Bay Park Sewage Plant be Fixed Before Next Big Storm?

Nassau officials held their first public hearing on a nearly $1 billion plant repair project this week.
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