Optimum Customers: Your Newsday access has been extended until Oct 1st. Enroll now to continue your access.

LEARN MORE
TODAY'S PAPER
65° Good Afternoon
65° Good Afternoon
Long IslandPoliticsSpin Cycle

Sen. Chuck Schumer endorses Laura Curran for Nassau executive

Sen. Chuck Schumer, seen here on July 28,

Sen. Chuck Schumer, seen here on July 28, 2017, endorsed Democratic Nassau County Legis. Laura Curran for Nassau County executive on Thursday. Photo Credit: AP / J. Scott Applewhite

Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) endorsed Nassau County Legis. Laura Curran for Nassau County executive Thursday, touting her plan to reform the county’s ethics policies.

“Laura has the vision and the right experience to end the culture of corruption and give Nassau County the fresh start it deserves,” Schumer, the Democratic Senate minority leader, said at a news conference in Baldwin. “She believes what I do — that government, at every level, is meant to serve those who pay for it — the taxpayers.”

Curran, a second-term Democratic legislator from Baldwin, will take on Republican Jack Martins in the Nov. 7 general election.

“I am honored to have the support of Senator Schumer, who has been a steadfast champion for Nassau County taxpayers on the issues that affect us the most,” Curran said.

“His commitment to helping rebuild Long Island after Superstorm Sandy, his fight for our fair share of federal funding, and his strong advocacy for our taxpayers are emblematic of the leadership that will inspire me as county executive,” Curran said.

Latest Long Island News

Important message for Optimum customers

Your Newsday digital access is changing as of 10/1

You recently received an email from Optimum’s parent company, Altice USA, informing you that Altice will no longer offer free Newsday digital access with Optimum's online service. Through an exclusive trial offer for Optimum customers, Newsday is pleased to extend your digital access at no cost until the end of the year.

I understand, no thanks