Nassau GOP: The Last Political Machine

Number 6587
Subject Conflicts Of Interest
Source Newsday (New York)
Year 1989
Publication Date Feb. 10-Oct. 3, 1989
Summary Newsday (Long Island, N.Y.) uncovers an old-style political machine in Nassau County; an elite group of 69 Republicans divided huge contracts, legal fees, and salaries among themselves and their friends and relatives; the newspaper used a computer to correlate official's names with payrolls, vendor records, deeds, mortgages, UCC filings, and regulatory agency files.
Keywords political machine; republican; nepotism
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