Stripping NIFA's power would hurt Nassau
GalleriesNassau County Executive Edward Mangano
A financial control board stripped of its most potent weapon isn't going to have much control. But that's what could result if a ruling by U.S. District Court Judge Leonard Wexler stands.
Wexler ruled two weeks ago that the Nassau Interim Finance Authority, a state control board overseeing Nassau County's finances, did not have the power in March 2011 to freeze public employee pay hikes and...