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Press Release: Community and Advocacy Groups Commend Nassau County Executive Orders Guaranteeing Translation and Interpretation Services to Nassau Residents

August 16, 2013

Mineola, NY—In a major step towards ensuring good government in Nassau County, and as a direct result of our advocacy efforts, County Executive Ed Mangano signed the second of two Executive Orders today guaranteeing translation and interpretation services to all limited-English proficient (LEP) residents in their interactions with County Government. Recent emergency and relief efforts have brought into focus the importance of  county agencies being able to communicate effectively and efficiently with all Nassau County residents, including the more than 130,000 county residents with limited ability to read, write, or speak English.

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