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Maragos issues report stating need for sports and entertainment complex

by Staff Writer / New York Islanders

In a press release issued earlier today by the office of the Nassau County Comptroller George Maragos, the Comptroller said the Coliseum is critically important to the Nassau County economy. It currently supports hundreds of jobs and has the potential to create thousands of construction jobs and permanent jobs as well as in crease tax revenues.”

In the release, Maragos also said: “The redevelopment of the Coliseum and addition of a ballpark are steps in the right direction…”

The new sports and entertainment complex will create 4,500 jobs as well as $403 million in tax relief for Nassau County residents.
 
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