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Laura Curran, Bruce Blakeman answer LIers' questions in virtual town hall

Hear what the candidates running for Nassau County executive had to say as they answered questions from Long Islanders during a Newsday Live virtual town hall event.

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In baseball parlance, the Levy administration made an unexpected "double switch" last week of two top fiscal aides. Deputy County Executive for Finance Connie Corso, who earned $156,444 a year, took a demotion "for health reasons" to her former budget director post for $1,320 less, gaining the protection of a competitive civil service job. Budget Director Eric Naughtonreplaced Corso, for a pay boost to her old salary. Hired on a provisional basis as budget director, he was to take a competitive test to keep the job. The test is no longer needed because he is moving to an exempt post. -- Rick Brand

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