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Nassau's new comptroller reviews 11th-hour contracts

Don't call Nassau's new comptroller George Maragos suspicious. Let's just say he's being careful.


Marogos' chief deputy Frank Moroney said Tuesday  the Republican comptroller is taking a "hard look" at $107 million in contracts signed by the former Democratic administration between election day and Jan. 1, when Republicans took control of the county executive's office and county legislature.


Moroney said the comptroller is examining at what was approved, how the agreements were done and  "where there are deficiencies."


So far, he acknowedged, the review has not found any specific pattern of problems.


"We're going to take a hard look at the contract process,"


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