Nassau County

Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone announces another settlement in the ongoing opioid trial at the court house in Central Islip on July 20, 2021. Long Island could receive over $200 million for treatment and prevention programs under the deal.
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New York has agreed to a $1.1 billion settlement with three of the nation’s largest drug distributors — Cardinal Health, McKesson and Amerisource Bergen — over claims they helped fuel the opioid epidemic.

Nassau University Medical Center
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A new report by auditors shows Nassau University Medical Center may be forced to close its doors.

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Business development agencies on Long Island have created the most jobs in New York state for the fifth consecutive year.

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Opening statements began Tuesday in a landmark opioid trial against pharmaceutical companies who are being sued in Nassau and Suffolk counties, as well as the state of New York, to hold the drugmakers responsible for the ongoing opioid epidemic. On Long Island, the trial is the first of its kind to be heard by a jury. / Flickr

More than 300,000 Nassau County homeowners may no longer receive pandemic relief payments promised by the county executive.