One day after Nassau County voters body-checked a $400 million bond proposal for a new arena for the New York Islanders, the state-appointed board that oversees the county’s finances told local officials to get their house in order.

“NIFA is hopeful that one result of the failure of the referendum is that the leadership of the county will now devote all of its energies and efforts into balancing the budget,” the Nassau Interim Finance Authority said Tuesday.

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