Anthony D'Esposito and Laura Gillen discussed the issues during a debate at Newsday. Watch it here.
ANTHONY P. D'ESPOSITO
- D'Esposito, 40, of Island Park, is a councilman in the Town of Hempstead. D’Esposito has been an administrative assistant at the Nassau County Board of Elections since 2018.
- He is a retired NYPD detective and the former chief of the Island Park Fire Department.
- He holds a bachelor of arts degree in English from Hofstra University in Hempstead.
- D'Esposito blames historic inflation on the "Biden Administration’s out-of-control spending, failed policies and inability to solve disruptions to the supply chain." He vows to "stand up for taxpayers and put an end to wasteful government spending" and lowering gas prices by producing more domestic fossil fuel.
- Public safety and funding the police are key priorities for D'Esposito. If elected, he said he will "stop the defund the police movement and keep Nancy Pelosi, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and other Congressional Democrats from ending cash bail across the country."
- D'Esposito said he supports securing the borders, investing in Border Patrol officers who are on the front line of the immigration crisis and ending sanctuary city policies.