Letter: Why aren't Islanders paying rent?

The New York Islanders and Nassau Coliseum's management

The New York Islanders and Nassau Coliseum's management company, SMG, owe Nassau County as much as $3.8 million in unpaid rent, utilities and other expenses for the Coliseum dating back to at least 2011, records show. (Oct. 24, 2012) (Credit: Newsday / J. Conrad Williams Jr.)

How is it that the New York Islanders and Nassau Coliseum's management company owe as much as $3.8 million in unpaid rent, utilities and other expenses back to 2011 ["You owe millions," News, March 3]?

How are they allowed to continue operations, when Long Islanders with the same unpaid bills would face eviction and cancellation of their utilities?

Bob Buscavage, Moriches

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