Ban ALL vendor contributions to elected officials and political parties
Appoint an Independent Inspector General and Procurement Director
Enact term limits and public campaign finance reforms
Corruption cannot be ended by those hand picked and beholden to Party Bosses, and Special Interests!
Fix the broken/rigged tax assessment system and lower property and school taxes for middle-income homes
Introduce tax breaks for seniors and veterans
Strengthen public safety and improve government services
Invest in infrastructure to improve LIRR and bus service
Increase transit oriented, affordable housing
Develop a new economy in biotech/biomed that generates high paying jobs
Increase opportunities for Veterans, Women, and Minorities
Improve water quality monitoring
Encourage renewable energy and recycling
Enact green procurement policies
George Maragos is the elected Comptroller for Nassau County in New York, managing a budget of $3 Billion. He was re-elected for a second four-year term in November 2013. George has transformed government by operating the Comptroller’s office like a business, reducing spending, holding the line on taxes, encouraging economic growth policies and expanding opportunities for veteran, minority and women owned businesses. At the same time, George supported investment in essential services, infrastructure, public transportation, affordable housing, water quality and social services for the needy and the elderly.
Prior to government, George held various senior management positions in Management Consulting, Information Technology and Banking. He also founded SDS Financial Technologies, a growing organization providing financial information and online trading services to the financial industry for over 25 years.
George has an Electrical Engineering Degree from McGill University in Montreal and an MBA in Finance from Pace University in New York. He has been married to Angela for 43 years and they have two sons and three grandchildren.
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