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Poll: Are Nassau's layoffs the right move?

Nassau Republican legislators Tuesday approved the layoff of 128 county employees.

Lawmakers voted 10-9 along party lines on the recommendation of County Executive Edward Mangano to lay off union workers in departments ranging from assessment to parks to information technology. Legis. Denise Ford (R-Long Beach) voted with the Democrats against the layoffs, which will take effect at the end of business Thursday.

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