Tag: Laura Curran

Long Island Officials Discuss Diversity

Minority communities on Long Island face inequality in everything from taxes to political representation, local lawmakers said while discussing diversity in a region that ranks as one of the nation’s most segregated suburbs.

Laura Curran Shares Vision, Challenges as Long Island’s First Female County...

Herstory in the making: The new Nassau County executive on shattering LI's highest glass ceiling, making family time and how she'll clean up a county in crisis.

Tunnel to Conn. Debated at Long Island Association Event

A recently revived idea to build a tunnel from North Shore to Connecticut was among the top issues up for discussion at the Long Island Association’s State of The Region event Friday.

Laura Curran Sworn in as First Female Nassau Exec

Hundreds braved sub-freezing temperatures Monday to see Laura Curran sworn in as the first female Nassau County Executive in Long Island history during a brief ceremony outside the county legislature in Mineola.

Women, Dems Make Inroads in Long Island Elections

Shattered glass ceilings abound in local halls of power.

Martins Touts Local, Albany Experience in Nassau Exec Bid

For ex-New York State Sen. Jack Martins (R-Old Westbury), running for Nassau County executive may return him to where he started: Mineola, the county seat where he grew up and was first elected.

Nassau Exec Hopefuls Face Off in Latest Debate

Nassau County Legis. Laura Curran (D-Baldwin) and ex-New York State Sen. Jack Martins (R-Old Westbury) debated who voters should choose to be the next Nassau County executive.

Curran Eyes Shattering Highest Glass Ceiling in Nassau

Nassau County Legis. Laura Curran (D-Baldwin) made history this spring when she became the first woman ever to be named a major party nominee in the race for Nassau County executive.

Charles Lavine Ends Bid for Nassau County Executive

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).

Indicted Nassau Exec Mangano Still Mum on if He’ll Seek Third...

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.