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Posted on: February 17, 2021

NASSAU LEGISLATORS JOIN VACCINE REGISTRY EFFORTS, WANT MORE FOCUS ON VACCINATING SENIORS

The Nassau County Legislative Majority today joined the growing number of public officials across New York State calling for the establishment of a vaccine pre-registration system to help ease the nightmarish sign-up conditions that hundreds of thousands ...

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Legislative District 14
Posted on: February 8, 2021

NASSAU COUNTY LEGISLATIVE MAJORITY DENOUNCES WASTED VACCINE DOSES IN NEW YORK CITY

Reiterates Demand To Open City Vaccination Sites To Nassau Residents

In the wake of news stories that New York City is letting vaccines doses go to waste, the Nassau County Legislative Majority has again demanded that New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio lif...

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Legislative District 14
Posted on: February 4, 2021

MAJORITY REQUESTS GOVERNOR CUOMO OPEN MASS VACCINATION SITE AT NASSAU COLISEUM

Members of the Nassau County Legislature’s Republican Majority held a hearing on Thursday, February 4th to examine the roll out of the COVID-19 vaccine within the county. During the course of the hearing, Presiding Officer Richard Nicolello led ...

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Legislative District 14
Posted on: January 28, 2021

NASSAU COUNTY LEGISLATURE DEMANDS NEW YORK CITY LIFT RESIDENCY RESTRICTIONS ON COVID-19 VACCINE

Announces Legislative Hearing to review Nassau Vaccine rollout

Today the Nassau County Legislative Majority demanded that New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio lift the residency restriction to receive a vaccination at New York City testing sites allowing mor...

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Legislative District 14
Posted on: January 26, 2021

COUNTY EXECUTIVE VETOES BILL TO CREATE GREATER TRANSPARENCY IN GOVERNMENT

Nassau County Executive Laura Curran has vetoed a bill passed by the Legislature that would bring more transparency to government. The bill required more advance public notice of the meetings, agendas and actions of the Nassau County Planning Commission w...

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Legislative District 14
Posted on: January 20, 2021

SCHAEFER IS HOSTING A “SHED THE MEDS” DRUG DROP OFF EVENT IN CARLE PLACE

Saturday, February 13, 2021 • 10:00 AM - 2:00 PMCarle Place High School - 168 Cherry Ln., Carle Place

Legislator Laura Schaefer is joining with the Nassau County Police Department and the Carle Place School District to host a “Shed the M...

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Legislative District 14
Posted on: January 12, 2021

LEGISLATURE RENEWS CALL FOR ELECTED ASSESSOR AMID NEW APPOINTMENT

County Executive Laura Curran has signaled her intention to appoint Robin S. Laveman as the new Assessor of Nassau County. Laveman’s appointment would succeed current Assessor David Moog in the post. Moog is being moved to another department.&am...

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Legislative District 14
Posted on: December 15, 2020

LEGISLATIVE MAJORITY PASSES BORROWING DEAL SAVING NASSAU TAXPAYERS MILLIONS OF DOLLARS

After months of negotiations, members of the Legislative Majority have reached a deal with NIFA, and the Curran administration that will save Nassau taxpayers more than $200 million over the next 15 years while creating a fund to pay  small busin...

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Legislative District 14
Posted on: December 10, 2020

Nassau County Legislator Schaefer has teamed up with the US Marine Corps for the Toys for Tots

New, unwrapped toys will be collected untilTHURSDAY, DECEMBER 17TH

 

Toys for Tots Holiday Gift Drive drop-off boxes for new, unwrapped toys will be located at the following Nassau County locations:

 

EAST MEADOW:

  • Main Lobby of Administration...
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Legislative District 14
Posted on: December 1, 2020

MAJORITY RELEASES IG REPORT DETAILING 2 MILLION DOLLAR SCAM ON COMPTROLLER’S OFFICE

(Mineola, NY) – In September 2019, the Nassau County Comptroller’s Office and Comptroller Jack Schnirman fell victim to a cyber phishing scam that put $2 million of taxpayer money at risk, when the Comptroller’s Offi...

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Legislative District 14
Posted on: November 23, 2020

DRIVE UP – DROP OFF – DRIVE AWAY! - SHED THE MEDS

 

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 12th - 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM

Garden City Village Hall - Parking Lot - 351 Stewart Ave., Garden City

Nassau County Legislator Laura Schaefer is joining with the Village of Garden City and the Garden City Police Department to host a...

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Legislative District 14
Posted on: November 5, 2020

NEW YORK BLOOD CENTER ANNOUNCES BLOOD EMERGENCY APPEAL FOR DONORS

Cancelled blood drives and reduced donor turnout due to the COVID-19 pandemic have resulted in substantially fewer blood donations than what is needed to meet the needs of patients in the hospitals served by New York Blood Center.  

“Eve...

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Legislative District 14
Posted on: October 23, 2020

LEGISLATIVE MAJORITY SUBMITS COMMON SENSE AMENDMENTS TO COUNTY EXECUTIVE’S BUDGET

LEGISLATIVE MAJORITY SUBMITS COMMON SENSE AMENDMENTS TO COUNTY EXECUTIVE’S BUDGET

 

Returns Money to Taxpayers, Restores Bus Lines, adds additional 

Ambulance Personnel, Creates Fund to Pay down debt

(Mineola, NY) - The Majority Ca...

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Legislative District 14
Posted on: September 22, 2020

LEGISLATOR SCHAEFER ANNOUNCES CRP MONEY FOR COMMUNITY PROJECTS

Legislator Laura Schaefer joined with the members of the Nassau County Legislature to approve funding for numerous projects in District 14 with Community Revitalization Project (CRP) funds. These Inter-Municipal Agreements (IMAs) fund local fire departmen...

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Legislative District 14
Posted on: September 21, 2020

SAFELY DISCARD OF MEDICATIONS AT THE “SHED THE MEDS” DRUG TAKE-BACK EVENT

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 24th – 10:00 AM to 2:00 PMBethpage High School – Stewart Avenue Parking Lot(Across from Bethpage Park)

Nassau County Legislators Laura Schaefer and Rose Marie Walker are joining with the Nassau County Police Department...

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Legislative District 14
Posted on: July 30, 2020

LEGISLATURE TO RENAME COUNTY POLICE HEADQUARTERS AFTER FIRST AFRICAN AMERICAN POLICE COMMISSIONER

The Majority Caucus of the Nassau County Legislature held a press conference on July 30th, to announce the naming of the Nassau County Police Department headquarters building after former Police Commissioner William J. Willett. Commissioner Willett, who s...

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Legislative District 14
Posted on: July 1, 2020

NASSAU LEGISLATURE JOINS WITH NCPD AND NYPD TO UNVEIL COMMUNITY INITIATIVE IN SUPPORT LAW ENFORCENT

As the Nassau County Police Department and thousands of NYPD officers living on Long Island continue to battle an anti-police sentiment coupled with calls to “defund the police,” the Nassau County Legislature joined with local communit...

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Legislative District 14
Posted on: June 4, 2020

NASSAU COUNTY LEGISLATURE ASKS GOVERNOR TO ALLOW OUTDOOR GRADUATION CEREMONIES

NASSAU COUNTY LEGISLATURE ASKS GOVERNOR TO ALLOW OUTDOOR GRADUATION CEREMONIES

Urges Him to Change Guidelines for Public Pools

Following the State guidance that was sent out regarding Graduation ceremonies, Presiding Officer Richard Nicolello sent ...

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Legislative District 14
Posted on: May 21, 2020

NASSAU COUNTY LEGISLATURE LEADS VIRTUAL FOOD DONATION RAISES MORE THAN 5,000 LBS. OF FOOD

Last month, the Nassau County Legislature Majority Caucus joined with Long Island Cares-The Harry Chapin Food Bank to host a virtual food drive in response to the COVID-19 pandemic and the increased demand for donations.

The drive allowed users to shop for...

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Legislative District 14
Posted on: May 18, 2020

NASSAU COUNTY LEGISLATURE JOINS WITH SCOUTS AND VETERANS TO KICK OFF MEMORIAL DAY INITIATIVE

As we endure another month of the COVID-19 pandemic, an announcement was recently made that residents would not be able to place American flags on graves at military cemeteries for Memorial Day, most notably Calverton National Cemetery in Suffolk County. ...

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Legislative District 14
Posted on: May 15, 2020

NASSAU COUNTY LEGISLATORS PARTNER WITH M&C VENTURE GROUP TO DONATE THOUSANDS OF FACE SHIELDS TO EMTS

As the COVID-19 pandemic goes on, many first responders are in desperate need of the necessary supplies that keep them safe from this dangerous virus. Fire fighters, EMTs, ambulance companies, and other first responders need to be protected because althou...

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Legislative District 14
Posted on: May 11, 2020

LEGISLATOR SCHAEFER DONATES FACE SHIELDS AND FROZEN YOGURT TO HEALTHCARE WORKERS

LEGISLATOR SCHAEFER JOINS COMMUNITY MEMBERS IN DONATION OF FACE SHIELDS AND FROZEN YOGURT TO HEALTHCARE WORKERS

Nassau County Legislator Laura Schaefer joined with Legislator Bill Gaylor, New York State Assemblyman Ed Ra, Northwell Health-LIJ Valley Stream...

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Legislative District 14
Posted on: May 4, 2020

LEGISLATURE HOLDS EMERGENCY VOTE TO ACCEPT FUNDS TO HELP COVID-19 OUTBREAK RELATED PROGRAMS

The Nassau County Legislature held an emergency vote today to approve financial assistance from the federal government to help with COVID-19 related programs. Under the federal CARES Act, Nassau County will receive $12,775,244 from the Department of Housi...

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Legislative District 14
Posted on: April 29, 2020

LEGISLATOR SCHAEFER ANNOUNCES PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT DRIVE FOR COVID-19 FRONTLINE WORKERS

LEGISLATOR SCHAEFER ANNOUNCES PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT DRIVE FOR COVID-19 FRONTLINE WORKERS

 

SATURDAY, MAY 2, 2020  12:00 NOON  2:00 PM

GARDEN CITY HIGH SCHOOL – 170 ROCKAWAY A...

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Legislative District 14
Posted on: April 20, 2020

MAJORITY INTRODUCES LEGISLATION TO GIVE RESIDENTS AND BUSINESSES UNTIL JUNE 11 TO PAY PROPERTY TAX

As Nassau residents and businesses struggle to cope with the financial hardships caused by the COVID-19 outbreak, which has halted almost all economic activity in the county, Majority Legislators have passed an emergency resolution to give residents and b...

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Legislative District 14
Posted on: April 17, 2020

MAJORITY INTRODUCES LEGISLATION TO GIVE RESIDENTS AND BUSINESSES UNTIL JUNE 11 TO PAY PROPERTY TAX

As Nassau residents and businesses struggle to cope with the financial hardships caused by the COVID-19 outbreak, which has halted almost all economic activity in the county, Majority Legislators have submitted an emergency resolution to give residents an...

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Legislative District 14
Posted on: April 3, 2020

LEGISLATURE ANNOUNCES “TAKE FIVE” CAMPAIGN FOR MENTAL HEALTH DURING COVID-19 OUTBREAK

As we enter the second month of social distancing and quarantine due to the COVID-19 outbreak, many people can start to feel isolated and disconnected from those they love. Elderly family members and neighbors can feel lonely, especially without any socia...

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Legislative District 14
Posted on: March 10, 2020

LEGISLATOR SCHAEFER INVITES YOU TO A TOWN HALL MEETING ON NEW CRIMINAL JUSTICE & BAIL “REFORMS"

LEGISLATOR SCHAEFER INVITES YOU TO A TOWN HALL MEETING ON: UNDERSTANDING ALBANY’S NEW CRIMINAL JUSTICE & BAIL “REFORMS”

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 25, 2020 – 7:00 PM to 9:00 PMWest Hempstead Public Librar...

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Legislative District 14
Posted on: March 10, 2020

ST. PATRICK’S DAY COMMUNITY BLOOD DRIVE

Tuesday, March 17, 2020  •  2:45 PM – 8:45 PM

Hicksville Fire Department – 20 E. Marie St., Hicksville

Please join Nassau County Legislators Laura Schaefer and Rose Marie Walker and come out to the Community Bl...

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Legislative District 14
Posted on: February 25, 2020

LEGISLATURE CELEBRATES BLACK HISTORY MONTH, HONOR BLACK LEADERS

On Monday, February 24th, the Nassau County Legislature honored two community leaders as part of its Black History Month celebration. Each of the honorees have made significant contributions to making Nassau County the great community it is today.

The hono...

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Legislative District 14
Posted on: February 25, 2020

BILL REQUIRING QUARTERLY CRIME REPORTS FROM NCPD PASSES LEGISLATURE

After introducing legislation earlier this month to require the Nassau County Police Department to produce a quarterly crime report on statistics relating to the effect of cashless bail in Nassau County, and after holding a hearing on the issue on Februar...

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