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New York State Assemb. Charles Lavine (D-Glen Cove) dropped out of the race for Nassau County executive on Wednesday and threw his support behind the Democratic nominee, Nassau Legis. Laura Curran (D-Baldwin).
Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano remained coy when asked Wednesday if the Republican will run for a third term following a pre-trial hearing in his corruption case at Central Islip federal court.
Jack Martins, a former Republican New York State senator, announced Wednesday his plans to run for Nassau County executive while the indicted GOP incumbent hasn’t said if he’ll seek a third term.
New York State Assemb. Charles Lavine (D-Glen Cove), who ousted his predecessor 13 year ago, is running in a three-way Democratic primary for Nassau County executive this fall.
There's no shortage of potential suitors lining up to run for Nassau County Executive since the seat is expected to be up for grabs come November.
Two lawyers from Plainview were recently nominated to run in the Nov. 8 special election to fill the seat vacated by Nassau County Legis. Judy Jacobs (D-Woodbury) when she died last month. Democrats tapped Arnold Drucker, 59, a Nassau Community College (NCC) trustee who has a Queens-based private law practice. Republicans picked Louis Imbroto, 32, associate general counsel at Nassau University Medical Center, who previously served as Assistant Town Attorney for the Town of Oyster Bay.
The launch attracted Democrats representing local municipalities, the Nassau County Legislature, and the New York State Assembly. Collectively, they are seeking 12 weeks of paid leave for workers, which would amount to two-thirds of an individual's salary. The contingent did not offer specifics on how the program would be funded, but Cuomo has said his plan would be paid for through deductions from workers’ paychecks of 70 cents, followed by a $1.47 deduction by 2021.
The veteran Long Island Democrat leaves after eight terms in Congress and now the race is on to succeed him.
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