Mineola, NY---On Wednesday, March 8th, the new Nassau County Legislator for the 19th Legislative District, Michael J. Giangregorio, was sworn in by County Executive Bruce Blakeman. He took the oath of office in the Peter J. Schmitt Legislative Chamber, standing next to his wife Alison.Legislator Giangregorio was the winner of a recent special election to finish the term of former-legislator Steve Rhoads, who left his position after being elected to the State Senate.Legislator Giangregorio will finish out Legislator Rhoads term. The 19th Legislative District includes Wantagh, Seaford, Bellmore, Merrick and parts of Freeport and North Wantagh.“It is truly my honor to serve the people in the 19th legislative district,” Legislator Giangregorio said. “I look forward to working with the legislators and the county executive to hold the line on taxes, benefitting those on the autism spectrum and retaining the quality of life in the district.”Legislator Giangregorio is a Vice President of JP Morgan in its Corporate and Investment Bank segment with over 30 years of experience in the Finance Industry. He has been a fierce advocate in increasing awareness and supporting efforts to benefit children as well as their families affected by autism. His lobbying efforts in both Washington and Albany have helped lead to increased funding for research, family services and autism insurance reform, including passage of the ABLE Act in New York State.