Long-awaited report on Suffolk's finances due Tuesday

A long-awaited report on the state of Suffolk County's finances is due out tomorrow, and hundreds of county employees are worried that their jobs may

BROOKHAVEN - A long-awaited report on the state of Suffolk County's finances is due out tomorrow, and hundreds of county employees are worried that their jobs may be on the line. An independent budget panel put together by County Executive Steve Bellone (D-Suffolk) is scheduled to unveil its findings on the deficit tomorrow morning. Some lawmakers say they expect the numbers to be "daunting," and a few put the budget hole at more than $100 million. Some county legislators say they think that serious and painful decisions will have to be made, which may include hundreds of layoffs or concessions by county unions. Bellone's office declined to offer any insight to the findings ahead of the report's release. It's scheduled to be presented to lawmakers at 10 a.m. Suffolk County mulling mass layoffs amid budget mess

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