VIDEOS: Delia Fights for Sandy contract oversight

Legislator Delia DeRiggi-Whitton grills Nassau Department of Public Works on spending and controlling county contracted companies.

Legislator Delia DeRiggi-Whitton grills Nassau Department of Public Works on spending and controlling county contracted companies.

For six months, Nassau County Legislator Delia DeRiggi-Whitton has been fighting for Legislative oversight on $200 million in Sandy-related appropriations.

Now, even as Suffolk and Nassau District Attorneys have opened investigations, County Executive Edward Mangano’s administration has not changed its policy. Comptroller George Maragos has been paying out $35 million to one questionable company without proper review. Legislative Presiding Officer Norma Gonsalves refuses to have Comptroller Maragos come before the Legislature.

(There are 11 videos in this playlist – to navigate, click in the bottom left where it says ‘playlist’)

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