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Questions Arise About New Nassau Deputy’s Kentucky Ties

Questions have arisen about the Kentucky ties of Joseph Kearney,…



The Whistleblower

For Nassau County employees, silence is golden. To speak out about corruption means your head on a chopping block.

When Georgina Morgenstern came to work on the Nassau County Planning Commission in August 2002, she was anything but naïve. The Port Washington resident had more than 20 years’ experience at the nexus of urban planning and politics. She had toiled at New York City’s Department of Environmental Protection and the city’s planning department, working on dozens of multimillion-dollar projects across all five boroughs and New Jersey. She played a role in upgrading New York City’s largest wastewater facility, the Newtown Creek Water Pollution Control Plant in Brooklyn, and also worked on New York City’s Third Water Tunnel.