Legislator Judi Bosworth Sworn in for 2nd term
New Minority caucus pledges to keep County on firm fiscal footing;
maintain open government & put taxpayers’ needs first
Nassau County Legislator Judi Bosworth was sworn in for her 2nd term in office by New York State Comptroller Tom DiNapoli, along with her fellow Legislators, at the Cradle of Aviation Museum in Garden City, on Monday, January 4.
Legislator Bosworth represents the communities of Great Neck, North New Hyde Park, the majority of Manhasset, North Hills, Manhasset Hills and parts of Herricks.
“I am honored to have the opportunity to continue to serve my constituents in the 10th Legislative District as I focus on the wide variety of issues affecting the communities I represent. I will continue to foster the relationships with my constituents and colleagues in government that grew out of my first term in office. I look forward to continuing to enhance the assistance, services and informational seminars that I have been able to provide during my first term in office,” said Legislator Bosworth. “As part of the new Minority Caucus of the Nassau County Legislature, I plan to continue the bipartisan work that my colleagues and I have been engaged in to help the County through these difficult economic times. We must do our best to keep Nassau County on firm financial footing while continuing to provide the services that our residents deserve.”
The Democrats of the Nassau County Legislature will begin their eight term as the new Minority Caucus of eight. Led by Minority Leader Diane Yatauro (D-Glen Cove), they include Judy Jacobs (D-Woodbury), Joseph Scannell (D-Baldwin), Dave Denenberg (D-Merrick), Kevan Abrahams (D-Hempstead), Wayne Wink (D-Roslyn), Judi Bosworth (D-Great Neck) and newcomer Robert Troiano (D-Westbury).
“In our new role as the Minority members of the legislature we will continue to be fiscally responsible and supportive of any measures that are in the best interest of Nassau County’s taxpayers,” said Legislator Bosworth. “We would hope that all members of the Legislature will work to maintain an open government and an atmosphere which will encourage a healthy debate and exchange of ideas.”
Legislator Bosworth is the ranking member of the Health & Social Services Committee as well as on the Veterans & Senior Affairs Committee. She also serves on the Finance and Towns, Villages and Cities Legislative Committees.
The Minority’s goals for 2010 include:
?Continue to keep the County’s fiscal health stabilized during this national recession.
? Continue the environmental stewardship and leadership that the legislature has shown and the voters have supported by backing two environmental bonds to preserve open space and protect the water supply in Nassau County.
“As the Minority Caucus we are more intent than ever to continue to provide leadership in Nassau County Government and be a voice for those who are less fortunate,” said Legislator Bosworth. “While we may be fewer in number, we are no less focused on the job we have been elected to do.”
Nassau County Legislator Judi Bosworth was administered the oath of office by NY State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli on January 4, 2010. Legislator Bosworth was joined by her husband, Dr. Jay Bosworth, her sister Dr. Mirell Walden and her brother-in-law, Neil Walden.