LI restaurateur, Nassau contracts scrutinized

Newsday reporting and an investigative series examined Long Island restaurateur Harendra Singh’s connections to Nassau County Executive Edward Mangano and Oyster Bay officials, as well as Nassau County contracting practices.

Nassau contracting practices

Newsday’s reporting revealed that Nassau County’s specialty contracts often do not go to the lowest bidders, and that the county gave hundreds of no-bid contracts valued just dollars below a key threshold.