Articles Tagged ‘Home Energy Tax’

Mangano Sworn In As Nassau County Exec

Amid a packed auditorium of supporters New Year’s Day at Bethpage High School, seven-term Republican Nassau County Legis. Ed Mangano took his oath of office…

The Count’s Over. Suozzi’s Out. Mangano’s In.

Ed Mangano sits behind his desk on the second floor of the Theodore Roosevelt Executive and Legislative Building in Mineola and fields questions from reporters…

Undressing The Emperor

Eight years as mayor of Glen Cove, eight years as Nassau County Executive. In stark contrast to Long Island’s lone daily newspaper’s recent resounding endorsement of Nassau County Executive Tom Suozzi for what would be his third term as the county’s top elected official (an endorsement which failed to mention the nearly $200,000 in campaign contributions Newsday’s parent company Cablevision, its political action committee and owners, the Dolan family, have donated to his political aspirations since 2006, according to New York State [NYS] Board of Elections financial disclosure records), we at the Press thought we’d be a little more judgmental rather than hand out a free pass.

Nassau GOP Rails Against Home Energy Tax

In early 2009, Nassau County Executive Thomas Suozzi announced a new Home Energy Tax on all residential home energy sources that would impose an additional 2.5 percent tax on all county taxpayers.

For some lawmakers, it is just too much.

Gathered in front of the Theodore Roosevelt Executive Building on Monday, Legislative Minority Leader Peter Schmitt (R-Massapequa) along with other GOP members announced the receipt of over 50,000 petitions calling for the repeal of Suozzi’s Home Energy Tax.