Tag Archive | "Budget"

Long Island Pol Slams State Budget: Inadequate, NYC-centric

Wednesday, March 12, 2014


NYS Assemblyman Michael Montesano (Glen Head) today voted against the Assembly Majority’s one-house budget resolution, citing the inclusion of too many measures that would only aid cities and the out-of-control spending laid out in the proposal.

President Obama Announces His 2015 Budget [VIDEO]

Tuesday, March 4, 2014


he President spoke on his 2015 budget, and how it serves as a roadmap for growth, fiscal responsibility, and expanded opportunity for every American. March 4, 2014.

Suffolk County and Nassau County Executives on Governor Cuomo’s Executive Budget Proposa

Tuesday, January 21, 2014


Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano and Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone today both issued the following statements

Islip Dems Call For Immediate Public Hearing

Saturday, October 26, 2013


Democratic Islip Town Council Candidates George Hafele and Astrid Fidelia Call For An Immediate Public Hearing For Honest Dialogue On Financially Reckless 2014 Budget Proposed By Republican Town Board Before Election Day

Suffolk County Legislator Tom Cilmi: Suffolk County is heading towards a fiscal cliff.

Wednesday, February 27, 2013


Yesterday, the Suffolk County Legislature’s Budget and Finance Committee unanimously approved a bill authorizing the County Comptroller to issue nearly $160 million of debt to cover operating expenses and continued to reject legislation aimed at long-term budget planning and transparency.

Mangano: Third Consecutive “No Property Tax Hike” Budget

Thursday, October 4, 2012


In the last three years, I have delivered to the Legislature three no property tax increase budgets. For the second consecutive year, the budget reduces spending while continuing to deliver critical services to our residents.

Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone Announces Balanced Budget

Friday, September 21, 2012


Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone announced his Recommended Budget for fiscal 2013 which is balanced, is under the NYS property tax cap, reigns in spending, freezes general fund taxes and does not contain any new layoffs.

Councilwoman Jane Bonner & Councilmen Tim Mazzei, Dan Panico’s Joint Statement on 2013 Proposed Brookhaven Town Budget

Thursday, September 13, 2012


Brookhaven Councilwoman Jane Bonner and Councilmen Tim Mazzei & Dan Panico's 2013 Proposed Budget Joint Statement: Republican/Conservative Caucus of the Brookhaven Town Board

Suffolk County Legislator Tom Cilmi Files “Taxpayer Awareness Act”

Tuesday, July 24, 2012

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Suffolk County Legislator Tom Cilmi filed a series of three bills aimed at promoting budget transparency and encouraging public input in the budget process.

Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano Releases $45 Million Deficit Reduction Plan

Monday, July 23, 2012


Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano today furthered his commitment to protecting overburdened taxpayers by releasing a Deficit Reduction Plan that cuts the size of government while not raising property taxes.

Can County Executive Steve Bellone Solve Suffolk’s Deficit Without Raising Taxes?

Sunday, June 24, 2012


Steve Bellone’s Half-Billion-Dollar Burden By Spencer Rumsey | Long Island Press For a county leader grappling with a budget that could be half a billion dollars in the red by the end of next year, Steve Bellone still seems to be enjoying himself. “Certainly the problems are greater than we had imagined,” says Bellone, the […]

“Open Government.” Suffolk Legislator to Hold A Public Forum to Exchange ideas

Monday, May 14, 2012


Legislator Tom Cilmi (R-Bay Shore) is holding a public hearing on Tuesday, May 15 to elicit ideas on how Suffolk County can eliminate waste and operate more efficiently. The hearing is scheduled to take place from 5pm to 8pm in the Rose Y. Caracappa Auditorium in the William H. Rogers Legislature Building on Veterans Memorial […]

The National Debt and Federal Budget Deficit Deconstructed by Tony Robbins

Saturday, April 28, 2012


Watch Tony Robbins discuss the $15 trillion U.S. national debt.  How big is it really? And what can we do about the enormous federal budget deficit? For the past three decades, Anthony Robbins has served as an advisor to leaders around the world. A recognized authority on the psychology of leadership, negotiations, organizational turnaround, and […]

Suffolk County Executive’s Proposed Capital Budget & Program

Wednesday, April 18, 2012


Budget Supports the County’s Highest Priority Capital Needs While at the Same Time Reducing Future Debt Service Payments Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone unveiled his proposed 2013-2015 Capital Budget & Program, which minimizes the impact on future debt service payments as well as aligns priorities and balances the capital program by prudent use of capital […]

Suffolk County Majority Leader DuWayne Gregory: “Compassionate Efficiency”

Thursday, April 12, 2012

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As you know by now, County finances are in a very difficult way. Sadly, this is the fate many local governments have experienced in the wake on the Great Recession and slow recovery. While each municipality’s circumstances differ slightly, the precipitants of our collective dilemmas is very similar. An increase in demand in services—from those […]

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