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Nassau County Executive Edward Mangano, who has promised to reform the county's property-tax assessment system, has won a court victory that could be filed under Department Of Be Careful What You Wish For.


A judge gave Mangano the right to fire all nine members of a county tax-appeals tribunal, and assuming a higher court does not reverse that judge, Mangano will be able to name his own commissioners. (See story here.)

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“ ... we are one step closer to our goal of fixing the property tax assessment system. The county executive is determined to let nothing stand in his way to make that happen for the people,” a Mangano spokesman said in a statement.”