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January 17, 2014



Legislator Schaefer Sworn In For First Term On Nassau County Legislature

On January 6th, Laura Schaefer had the honor of being sworn into Office as Nassau County Legislator by the Honorable Joseph N. Mondello, Chairman of the Nassau County Republican Committee. Legislator Schaefer represents Legislative District 14 which includes Garden City, Carle Place and parts of Westbury, Hicksville, Bethpage, West Hempstead and Hempstead. This is Legislator Schaefer’s first term on the Legislature.

At the legislative meeting on the same day, Legislator Schaefer was also elected to hold positions on five legislative committees.   She is a member of the Public Works Committee, Towns, Villages & Cities Committee, Government Services & Operations Committee, Minority Affairs Committee, and Health & Social Services Committee.

Legislator Schaefer is an attorney and resides in Westbury.  Her goals for this term include completing the steps necessary to fix the county tax assessment system, stopping the county’s reliance on borrowing, and making government more accessible.  She will also work closely with the other members of the Republican legislative caucus to continue to hold the line on property taxes.