Laura Curran: $261 million deficit due to COVID-19 costs

Nassau ‘rainy day’ fund $69 million in the red | Newsday
Nassau County’s rainy day emergency fund had a deficit of $68.8 million at the end of 2017, “severely limiting” the county’s ability to cover an “unexpected, catastrophic event,” Comptroller Jack Schn

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Curran Provides Residents, Businesses and Taxpayers with an Update on COVID-19’s Impact on County

Concern grows over $20M Nassau OTB payment | Newsday
The estimate doesn’t account for possible costs of new county labor contracts or payments that could come due for legal judgments. Curran, a Democrat who took office Jan. 1, has proposed new …

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Trump budget to face skepticism, overwhelming politics | 8News
The budget would reduce the deficit to $261 billion within a decade if enacted in its entirety and promises balance after 15 years. … such as an increase to $250 million to restore Florida’s …

Red-light camera revenues jump in Nassau County | Newsday
Revenue from Nassau County’s red-light camera program jumped nearly 44 percent in 2016 compared with the year before, and the number of crashes in all major categories, including those with …

What’s in the 2019-2020 state budget | Newsday
Lawmakers gave Nassau County Executive Laura Curran authorization to phase-in over five years tax changes generated by a countywide assessment. … It costs New York about $420 million annually …

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NASSAU COUNTY, NY — The number of Nassau residents who died from the coronavirus increased by more than 200 over the weekend, County Executive Laura Curran reported on Monday. The increase was due to both more people dying and faster reporting on the deaths of residents by the state.

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That cut would cost the state $33 million, which would be paid for by a mandatory cut of 500 filled and 50 vacant full-time positions at DOT, as well as cuts to road maintenance and other funds …

Island Vote: County Executive Steve Bellone challenged in …
He says the deficit is gone because of restructuring efforts. “We actually streamlined county government with 1,300 fewer positions. That saved taxpayers over a $100 million a year. And every single one of the cost-cutting measures John Kennedy voted against and still hasn’t said to the public what he’d cut,” says Bellone.