Local Lawmakers

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Joseph Saladino
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Oyster Bay
Town Supervisor

On January 31, 2017, Joseph Saladino was sworn into office as the 70th Town of Oyster Bay Supervisor. In a few short months, the Supervisor increased governmental accountability, transparency and integrity…

Richard J. Nicolello
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Nassau County
Legislator

Rich Nicolello is the Presiding Officer of the Nassau County Legislature. Legislator Nicolello also serves as the Chair of the Legislature‚Äôs Rules Committee and is the Vice Chair of the Budget Review Committee…

Denise Ford
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Nassau County
Legislator

Denise Ford was first elected to represent the 4th Legislative District after an upset victory in 2003. Her legislative district includes the City of Long Beach, Lido Beach, Atlantic Beach, East Atlantic Beach, Point Lookout…

C. William Gaylor III
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Nassau County
Legislator

C. William Gaylor, III (Bill) retired from the United States Army as a Lieutenant Colonel, after serving more than 23 years on active duty. His last assignment was as the Professor of Military Science…

Howard J. Kopel
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Nassau County
Legislator

Howard J. Kopel is serving his fifth term as Legislator for the 7th District, which includes Oceanside, Rockville Centre, East Rockaway, Cedarhurst, Woodmere, and…

Vincent T. Muscarella
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Nassau County
Legislator

Vincent T. Muscarella, a Republican, was elected to the first session of the Nassau County Legislature on November 5, 1995. He represents the 8th Legislative District, which encompasses…

James Kennedy
James Kennedy

Nassau County
Legislator

James D. Kennedy is a lifelong Long Island resident and a graduate of Fordham University. James was first elected in a special election in February 2015 to serve the 12th Legislative District and was re-elected by a wide margin in 2017…

Tom McKevitt
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Nassau County
Legislator

Tom McKevitt is a lifelong resident of Nassau County and a devoted public servant. Legislator McKevitt received a Bachelor of Arts, summa cum laude, from Hofstra University where he…

Laura Schaefer
Laura Schaefer

Nassau County
Legislator

Laura Schaefer was first elected to the Nassau County Legislature in 2013 and was re-elected by wide margins in 2015 and again in 2017 to represent Legislative District 14 which includes…

John R. Ferretti
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Nassau County
Legislator

Norma John R. Ferretti Jr., a Republican, is serving in his first term as Nassau County Legislator after winning his election in 2017 by a wide margin, where he represents the 15th legislative district encompassing all of…

Rose Marie Walker
Rose Marie Walker

Nassau County
Legislator

Rose Marie Walker was first elected to represent the 17th Legislative District on November 3, 2009 and was re-elected in 2011, 2013, 2015 and again in 2017 by wide margins. The 17th District encompasses…

Steven D. Rhoads
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Nassau County
Legislator

Steven D. Rhoads is a life long resident of Nassau County. He grew up in Wantagh, where his mom still resides, and presently lives in Bellmore with his wife of 20 years, Linda, who grew up in East Meadow…

Edward A. Ambrosino
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Hempstead Town
Councilman

Hempstead Town Councilman Edward A. Ambrosino was appointed to the Hempstead Town Board in March of 2003 and was subsequently elected in 2003 and reelected in 2007, 2011 and 2015…

Bruce A. Blakeman
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Hempstead
Town Councilman

Representing the Third District, Bruce Blakeman’s appointment to the Hempstead Town Board in January 2015 signified a homecoming in more ways than one. That’s because Mr. Blakeman marks…

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