'Let's think bigger': Nassau Executive Laura Curran delivers State of the County address

The county executive became emotional during the end of her address, saying: "Let's not return to normal...lets think bigger and bolder."

News 12 Staff

Mar 25, 2021, 1:56 AM

Updated 1,206 days ago

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During her State of the County address, County Executive Laura Curran lauded the Nassau Legislature's recent passage of a police reform plan.
"For the first time in history, Nassau County police officers will wear body cameras -- a proven tool for accountability, safety, and improved officer performance," she said.
Nassau County was named the safest in the nation by U.S. News and World Report with record low crime rates, according to Curran.
She says her administration won’t get complacent, promising greater transparency and oversight of county police.
The county executive also touted the soon-to-be opened Nassau County Training and Intelligence Center, the new Long Island Rail Road station in Elmont and the Islanders’ new home at the UBS Arena.
She thanked the residents of Nassau County for their resiliency during the pandemic and called the way many stepped up to be “heroic.”
Her voice broke toward the end of her remarks when reflecting on the challenges of the past year.
"Let's not return to normal...let’s think bigger and bolder," she said.
John R. Ferretti, Jr., of the 15th Legislative District, delivered the Republican response to her address.


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