Laura Curran’s first 100 days: Focus on deficits


In her first 100 days in office, Nassau County Executive Laura Curran had to find $45 million to pay a lawsuit judgment and marshal county resources to respond to four nor’easters. She also banned her appointees from accepting gifts as minor as a cup of coffee from county vendors.

That might have been the easy part.

Curran, Long Island’s first woman county executive, won in November on a platform of ethics reform.

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