Heading into this year’s final state budget deliberations, education was the hot-button issue. As we voted today to enact a budget, I feel we made some positive strides toward real reform, but missed an opportunity to really correct the flaws in our state’s education system.
I think it was sometime after our 10th snowstorm that some of the most die-hard New Yorkers I know said Florida wasn’t looking too bad.
Local municipal officials and school district superintendents expressed mixed reactions to the $140 billion state budget that was approved by state legislators early Tuesday.
“Haber for Nassau” is now “Haber for New York.”
Nassau Interim Finance Authority Chair Jon Kaiman said last Thursday that Nassau County’s finance are “structurally imbalanced” and the county needed to reform its tax assessment system to get out of debt.
According to Nassau County legislators Ellen Birnbaum (D-Great Neck) and Judy Jacobs (D-Woodbury) being in the minority party of the Nassau County Legislature is not easy.
Can you hear it? Listen closely and you’ll recognize the harmony of thousands of voices woefully singing, “It’s the Same Old Song” by the Four Tops.
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From left: Dan Levy, Susan Lopatkin, Ralph Kreitzman, Ellen Birnbaum (D-Great Neck), Judy Ja…
Gov. Andrew Cuomo and legislative leaders announced the historic passage of State's fourth c…
Nassau Interim Finance Authority Chair Jon Kaiman spoke of county finances at a speech given…
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