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VOTERS' GUIDE General Election - November 5, 2019

Laura J. Burns

Laura J. Burns is running for Nassau County legislator, 6th District

Laura J. Burns

DEMOCRATIC

Burns, 50, is running on the Democratic and Working Families party lines. Burns is seeking her first term on the Nassau County Legislature.

ISSUES:

  • Burns said she would work to keep Nassau County's assessments accurate — a key approach to solving the county's fiscal issues — and work to educate residents about how the system works.
  • Burns said she would enact ethics reform regulations and said county vendors and assessment grievance firms should be barred from contributing to the campaigns of candidates for county office.
  • Burns said public financing of campaigns could help solve the problem of money in politics, but said any approach cannot be imposed on overburdened taxpayers.
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