Immigration issue seen both helping, hurting Levy
GalleriesSteve Levy through the years
Top Suffolk Republicans were horrified in 1996 when most of their county legislators voted to make English Suffolk's official language. County Executive Robert Gaffney vetoed the bill, decrying its "message of intolerance." Then-county chairman John Powell said the GOP would not be the "party of exclusion."
But no one failed to notice how the controversy had packed the hall and set their phones...