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Battles continue in Nassau over social service funding
It was chaos again at the Nassau legislature Monday as representatives from youth groups and social service agencies jammed the meeting chambers to protest $3.8 million in funding cuts that shut down their agencies in July.
Protesters screamed at legislators. Some teenagers stood bound and gagged, contending they were hostages to the cuts. Legis. Dennis Dunne (R-Levittown), recovering from...