Tag: Ed Mangano
A federal judge set a tentative trial date Wednesday for next January in the corruption case against Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano, his wife and former Oyster Bay Town Supervisor John Venditto.
Nassau County Democratic Chairman Jay Jacobs tapped Nassau Legis. Laura Curran (D-Baldwin) as his party’s preferred candidate for county executive in the November elections, but she is still facing a three-way primary.
There's no shortage of potential suitors lining up to run for Nassau County Executive since the seat is expected to be up for grabs come November.
His name has come up on a short list of four Democrats reportedly vying to replace Edward Mangano as Nassau County executive.
New York State Gov. Andrew Cuomo laid out an ambitious five-part agenda for Long Island when he delivered his regional State of the State address at SUNY Farmingdale State College on Tuesday.
Ten-term Republican Oyster Bay Town Supervisor John Venditto, citing his arrest on federal corruption charges last month, announced Tuesday plans to resign the office he was first elected to 20 years ago.
A New York State fiscal watchdog board rejected Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano's budget for the second year in a row—only the second time the agency issued back-to-back rejections in its 16-year history. The last time NIFA voted down the county budget two years in a row was in 2000, when it was first created, and 2001—both during the administration of former Nassau County Executive Tom Gulotta.
Two-term Republican Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano remained defiant Thursday following his indictment on federal corruption charges including bribery, fraud and extortion, telling reporters outside the U.S. courthouse in Central Islip after posting $500,000 bail that he would not step down as the county’s chief elected official.
Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano, his wife Linda, and Oyster Bay Town Supervisor John Venditto were indicted on federal corruption charges for an alleged bribery scheme, fraud, extortion and lying to investigators. Prosecutors unsealed the 13-count indictment shortly before the trio was scheduled to be arraigned Thursday at Central Islip federal court. Authorities allege Ed Mangano and Venditto conspired between 2010 and last year to use their power to back loans for and award contracts to a businessman, who in turn gave them kickbacks and a $450,000 no-show job for Linda.