Tag Archives: Ed Mangano

Real Estate Fees: Is Nassau County Price Gouging?

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With Nassau County, New York finances in, shall we say, difficult shape, leadership scours its income statement for ways to increase income and lower expenses! And, because most everything always comes down to politics, any potential solution needs to be positioned and ultimately implemented in such a way as to make the fewest number of […]

Nassau County speed zone cameras: The people spoke and this time government actually listened!

Back in October, fresh off of the implementation of the School Speed Zone cameras in Nassau County, the following question was asked… ‘New York school zone speed cameras: Are they just another regressive tax?‘ ‘…Could it be that beyond the safety issue this is an attempt by cash-strapped municipalities to raise revenue by going after […]

Government revenue shortfalls: Blame the weather, the economy or the internet?

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Follow @Hallmark Abstract Service The snowfall and storms that made for an  extremely tough weather winter in the northeast has also been made the scapegoat and the excuse for all things that point to an economy that may be rolling over! Whether it’s corporate earnings misses or a slowdown in home sales and new construction, […]