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Pol: Block $300M in Nassau sales tax revenue

State Assembly Deputy Speaker Earlene Hooper (D-Hempstead) held a rally at Kennedy Park in Hempstead Thursday night and vowed that she would block nearly $300 million in sales tax revenue to Nassau County because of what she called legislative attacks “on minorities, the poor and Democrats,” including the redistricting plan.

Her remarks come after the GOP-controlled Nassau Legislature voted 10-8 for a legislative redistricting plan that Republicans say is required by the county charter but that Democrats decry as a power grab.

Read more about the Nassau redistricting suit here.


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