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  2. Partition and secession in New York - Wikipedia

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    On Long Island, there also have been calls for Nassau and Suffolk Counties to separate from New York State. Former Suffolk County comptroller and former state assemblyman Joseph Sawicki (a Republican) called for a separation of Long Island from the rest of the state, saying that the region, one of the wealthiest in the state, receives only $5.2 billion in state payments and pays $8.1 billion ...

  3. Nassau County, New York - Wikipedia

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    The county comptroller is Elaine Phillips, a Republican who formerly served in the New York State Senate; the county clerk is Republican Maureen O'Connell. Former elected offices chairman of the County Board of Assessors, county treasurer, and county sheriff were made appointed and serve at the pleasure of the county executive (county assessor ...

  4. List of American state and local politicians convicted of ...

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    Secretary of State Bill McCuen (D) pleaded guilty to bribery, kickbacks, tax evasion and trading in public office. He was sentenced to 17 years in prison and fined (1996) [622] State Senator Carolyn Walker (D) was convicted of accepting payoffs for pledging to support gambling legislation as part of the AZSCAM Investigation.

  5. Connecticut - Wikipedia

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    Connecticut (/ k ə ˈ n ɛ t ɪ k ə t / ()) is the southernmost state in the New England region of the Northeastern United States.It is bordered by Rhode Island to the east, Massachusetts to the north, New York to the west, and Long Island Sound to the south.