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Posted on: March 10, 2020

ST. PATRICK’S DAY COMMUNITY BLOOD DRIVE

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 Rose Marie ...

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Legislative District 17
Posted on: March 3, 2020

LEGISLATURE ANNOUNCES PUBLIC HEARING ON COUNTY PREPAREDNESS FOR POTENTIAL SPREAD OF CORONAVIRUS

In the recent days, Governor Andrew Cuomo has announced two confirmed cases of Coronavirus in New York State, one in Manhattan and the other in Westchester. Last week, Nassau County Health Commissioner Larry Eisenstein reported that more than 80 people we...

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Legislative District 17
Posted on: March 3, 2020

LEGISLATURE ANNOUNCES PUBLIC HEARING ON COUNTY PREPAREDNESS FOR POTENTIAL SPREAD OF CORONAVIRUS

In the recent days, Governor Andrew Cuomo has announced two confirmed cases of Coronavirus in New York State, one in Manhattan and the other in Westchester. Last week, Nassau County Health Commissioner Larry Eisenstein reported that more than 80 people we...

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Legislative District 17
Posted on: March 3, 2020

THE PROBLEMS WITH ALBANY’S NEW CRIMINAL JUSTICE & BAIL “REFORMS”

LEGISLATOR WALKER INVITES YOU TO A TOWN HALL MEETING ON: 

THE PROBLEMS WITH ALBANY’S NEW 

CRIMINAL JUSTICE & BAIL “REFORMS”

 

THURSDAY, MARCH 12, 2020 – 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM

South Farmingdale...

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Legislative District 17
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 17
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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Legislative District 17
Posted on: February 14, 2020

LEGISLATOR WALKER INVITES YOU TO A TOWN HALL MEETING UNDERSTANDING PROBLEMS WITH ALBANYS BAIL REFORM

LEGISLATOR WALKER INVITES YOU TO A TOWN HALL MEETING ON: 

UNDERSTANDING THE PROBLEMS WITH 

ALBANY’S NEW BAIL REFORM

 

TUESDAY, MARCH 3, 2020 – 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM

American Legion Post 1066 – 66 Veterans B...

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Legislative District 17
Posted on: February 10, 2020

LEGISLATIVE MAJORITY INTRODUCES BILL REQUIRING QUARTERLY CRIME REPORTS

The Legislative Majority Caucus will be holding a hearing on the ill-conceived Criminal Justice Reform passed by New York State. The so-called reform has led to suspects charged with serious crimes being released all over the state. In Nassau County, Poli...

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Legislative District 17
Posted on: February 4, 2020

PROPERTY TAX ASSESSMENT GRIEVANCE DEADLINE HAS BEEN EXTENDED TO APRIL 2, 2020

On January 2nd, the County released a new assessment roll for the 2021-2022 year. Despite the rapidly approaching grievance deadline, many residents have not yet received new Notices of Tentative Assessment, leaving them with just a little over a month to...

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Legislative District 17
Posted on: January 31, 2020

LEGISLATURE ANNOUNCES HEARING IN RESPONSE TO THE DEATH OF THOMAS VALVA

Following the tragic death of Suffolk County’s Thomas Valva, the Nassau County Legislature announced that they will hold a special public hearing of the Health Committee to assess procedures and protocols of Nassau Health and Social services, to...

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Legislative District 17
Posted on: January 30, 2020

LEGISLATOR WALKER HOLDS TOWN HALL MEETING ABOUT CASHLESS BAIL

Nassau County Legislator Rose Marie Walker joined with Legislator John Ferretti, Legislator Tom McKevitt, Legislator Steve Rhoads, Councilman Dennis Dunne and Nassau County Correction Officers Benevolent Association President Brian Sullivan to hold a town...

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Legislative District 17
Posted on: January 30, 2020

LEGISLATURE INTRODUCES RESOLUTION EXTENDING TAX GRIEVANCE DEADLINE

The Nassau County Legislature has introduced a resolution to extend the deadline of the Property Tax Assessment Grievance Period until April 1st.

On January 2nd, the County released a new assessment roll for the 2021-2022 year. Despite the rapidly approach...

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Legislative District 17
Posted on: January 15, 2020

LEGISLATURE PASSES S.A.F.E.R. GRANT TO INCREASE FIRE DEPARTMENT FUNDS

LEGISLATURE PASSES S.A.F.E.R. GRANT 

TO INCREASE FIRE DEPARTMENT FUNDS 

On Monday, January 13th, the Nassau County Legislature held their first committee meeting of 2020, and passed funding for Nassau’s volunteer fire departments...

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Legislative District 17
Posted on: January 15, 2020

ROSE MARIE WALKER SWORN IN FOR NEW TERM AS NASSAU COUNTY LEGISLATOR

ROSE MARIE WALKER SWORN IN FOR NEW 

TERM AS NASSAU COUNTY LEGISLATOR 

On Monday, January 13th, Legislator Rose Marie Walker was sworn in for a new term in the Nassau County Legislature for the 13th Legislative Session. Nassau County Clerk ...

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Legislative District 17
Posted on: January 9, 2020

LEGISLATOR WALKER INVITES YOU TO A TOWN HALL MEETING

LEGISLATOR WALKER INVITES YOU TO A TOWN HALL MEETING ON: 

UNDERSTANDING THE DANGERS OF 

ALBANY’S NEW BAIL REFORM

 

TUESDAY, JANUARY 28, 2020 – 6:00 PM

Levittown Hall – 201 Levittown Parkway, Hicksville

Le...

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Legislative District 17
Posted on: December 19, 2019

LEGISLATOR WALKER TO HOST PROPERTY TAX ASSESSMENT GRIEVANCE WORKSHOPS IN 17TH LD

Thursday

January 23, 2020

7:00 Pm to 9:00 PM

Bethpage Public Library

47 Powell Avenue

 Bethpage, NY 11714

Tuesday

January 28, 2020

1:00 Pm to 3:00 PM

Hicksville Public Library

 169 Meadowbrook Rd., Hicksville, NY 11801

Friday

February 14, 2020

1:00 P...

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Legislative District 17
Posted on: December 18, 2019

LEGISLATOR WALKER ATTENDS DEDICATION OF JOHN J. CIOTTI MEETING ROOM

LEGISLATOR WALKER ATTENDS DEDICATION 

OF JOHN J. CIOTTI MEETING ROOM 

On Monday, December 10th, Legislator Rose Marie Walker joined with the Majority Caucus of the Nassau County Legislature and the family of the late Legislator John J. Cio...

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Legislative District 17
Posted on: December 5, 2019

Toys for Tots

Nassau County Legislator Rose Marie Walker has teamed up with the

United States Marine Corps for the Toys for Tots Holiday Gift Drive.

New, unwrapped toys will be collected until

MONDAY, DECEMBER 16TH

Toys for Tots Holiday Gift Drive drop-off boxes for new, u...

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Legislative District 17
Posted on: November 27, 2019

LEGISLATURE VOTES TO CREATE OFFICE OF CRIME VICTIM ADVOCATE

Last month, the Majority Caucus of the Nassau County Legislature added amendments to the County Executive’s Budget to create an Office of Crime Victim Advocates to aid victims and witnesses of violent crimes in Nassau County. Today, the Legislat...

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Legislative District 17
Posted on: October 23, 2019

LEGISLATURE JOINS WITH STATE ASSEMBLY TO ANNOUNCE REASSESSMENT RELIEF CREDIT

Assemblyman Ed Ra has introduced new legislation in the State Assembly to address the unfair burden placed on residents whose taxes will go down, but will continue to pay more than their fair share of property taxes because of the proposed five year phase...

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Legislative District 17
Posted on: October 22, 2019

HAVE A SAFE AND HAPPY HALLOWEEN REMEMBER THESE IMPORTANT SAFETY TIPS

 

Halloween brings jack-o-lanterns, whimsical costumes, and visits from young neighbors in disguise. Legislator Rose Marie Walker and the Nassau County Department of Health offer these Halloween Safety Tips to help keep this holiday safe and enjoy...

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Legislative District 17
Posted on: October 22, 2019

PLEASE DONATE BLOOD - NEW YORK BLOOD CENTER ISSUES URGENT CALL FOR DONORS

REGION’S BLOOD SUPPLY HAS NEVER BEEN LOWER 

Critical blood shortage stems from decline in donor base and increased demand for blood

New York’s blood supply has never been lower, and New York Blood Center (NYBC) is urgently calli...

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Legislative District 17
Posted on: October 18, 2019

COMMUNITY BLOOD DRIVE

Monday, NOVEMBER 4, 2019  •  2:45 PM – 8:45 PM

Hicksville Community Center – 28 W. Carl St., Hicksville

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

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Legislative District 17
Posted on: October 16, 2019

MINORITY CAUCUS FAILS TO OVERRIDE VETO OF “ASSESSMENT BILL OF RIGHTS”

Earlier this Summer, the Majority Caucus of the Nassau County Legislature introduced a number of bills meant to help improve fairness and transparency in the County Executive’s Assessment Process. After passing the full Legislature, the County E...

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Legislative District 17
Posted on: October 15, 2019

Shed the Meds Drug Take-Back Event

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 26th - 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM

Bethpage High School – 10 Cherry Ave., Bethpage

 

Legislator Rose Marie Walker is joining together with Legislator Laura Schaefer and the Nassau County Police Department 8th Precinct to host a &...

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Legislative District 17
Posted on: September 5, 2019

SCHOOL IS OPEN – DRIVE CAREFULLY!

Nassau County Legislator Rose Marie Walker would like to remind drivers to be extra cautious when driving now that school is open, especially when driving in school zones.

School zones are areas marked off near all schools. These areas usually have slower ...

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Legislative District 17
Posted on: September 3, 2019

LEGISLATOR WALKER AND THE ALZHEIMER’S FOUNDATION OF AMERICA PRESENT A FREE MEMORY SCREENING

Nassau County Legislator Rose Marie Walker invites you to have a free Memory Screening sponsored by the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America.

A memory screening is a simple and safe “healthy brain check-up” that tests memory and ...

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Legislative District 17
Posted on: August 27, 2019

LEGISLATOR WALKER TO HOST NARCAN TRAINING/ OVERDOSE PREVENTION WORKSHOP

Monday, September 9, 2019  •  7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Bethpage Senior Community Center – 130 Grumman Rd. W, Bethpage

You can save the life of a loved one from overdose!

 

Nassau County has been addressing the opioid cri...

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Legislative District 17
Posted on: August 27, 2019

LEGISLATOR MARIE WALKER AND THE COUNTY POLICE DEPARTMENT OFFER SAFETY TIPS TO PREVENT STOLEN CARS

LEGISLATOR ROSE MARIE WALKER AND THE 

NASSAU COUNTY POLICE DEPARTMENT OFFER 

SAFETY TIPS TO PREVENT STOLEN CARS 

AND LARCENIES FROM VEHICLES

Legislator Rose Marie Walker and the Nassau County Police Department would like to alert th...

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Legislative District 17
Posted on: August 15, 2019

LEGISLATOR WALKER ANNOUNCES THAT THE NUMC MAMMOGRAPHY VAN IS COMING TO OUR AREA

LEGISLATOR WALKER ANNOUNCES THAT THE 

NUMC MAMMOGRAPHY VAN IS COMING TO OUR AREA

 

    • Thursday, September 12, 2019 • 8:45 AM to 12:00 Noon •

Ellsworth W. Allen Park – 45 Moto...

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Legislative District 17
Posted on: August 6, 2019

BILL TO PREVENT AGAINST CYBER TERRORISM IN NASSAU COUNTY PASSES LEGISLATURE

After municipal Governments around the nation have been struck by cyber attacks, forcing them in some cases to pay hundreds of thousands of dollars in ransom payments, Legislator Rose Marie Walker and the majority members of the Nassau County legislature ...

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Legislative District 17
Posted on: July 31, 2019

2019 PROPERTY TAX EXEMPTIONS WORKSHOPS

 

WEDNESDAY, JULY 31st – 1:00 PM TO 2:30 PM

Hicksville Public Library – 169 Jerusalem Ave., Hicksville

 

FRIDAY, AUGUST 16th – 1:00 PM TO 2:30 PM

Farmingdale Public Library – 116 Merritts Rd., Farmingda...

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Legislative District 17
Posted on: July 22, 2019

LEGISLATOR ROSE MARIE WALKER PRESENTS NATIONAL NIGHT OUT 2019

America’s Night Out Against Crime

LEGISLATOR ROSE MARIE WALKER PRESENTS 

NATIONAL NIGHT OUT 2019

 

CO-SPONSORED BY 

legislator Laura Schaefer – 14th legislative district

and THE NASSAU COUNTY POLICE DEPARTMENT

&...

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Legislative District 17
Posted on: July 17, 2019

STAY COOL AND BEAT THE HEAT!

Hicksville, NY – Nassau County Executive Laura Curran joined Department of Health Commissioner Dr. Lawrence Eisenstein and Office of Emergency Management Commissioner Steven Morelli to urge residents to take precautions ahead of potentially dang...

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Legislative District 17
Posted on: July 16, 2019

WALKER & LEGISLATURE INTRODUCES “ASSESSMENT BILL OF RIGHTS”

WALKER & LEGISLATURE INTRODUCES 

“ASSESSMENT BILL OF RIGHTS”

Today, Legislator Rose Marie Walker and the Republican Majority Caucus of the Nassau County Legislature held a press conference on the front steps of the Theodore ...

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Legislative District 17
Posted on: June 6, 2019

LEGISLATURE HOLDS HEARING ON CROSSING GUARD STAFFING NUMBERS

The Nassau County Legislature’s Public Safety Committee held a hearing to address concerns about the shortage of Crossing Guards, and the use of Police Officers to take their place. Speakers included: Jerry Laricchiuta, President of CSEA; James ...

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Legislative District 17
Posted on: June 6, 2019

LEGISLATURE HOLDS HEARING ON DETECTIVE STAFFING NUMBERS

On June 4th, the Nassau County Legislature’s Public Safety Committee held a hearing to address concerns about the shortage of detectives in the Nassau County Police Department, and the possible effect on the community. Speakers included: John Wi...

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Legislative District 17
Posted on: June 6, 2019

NASSAU COUNTY ISSUES HEALTH ALERT ON BREAST IMPLANTS LINKED TO RARE CANCER

Nassau County Legislator, and Chairwoman of the Health Committee, Rose Marie Walker, joined with County Executive Laura Curran, Health Commissioner Dr. Lawrence Eisenstein, Winthrop Medical Center Health Chief of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Dr. Kav...

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Legislative District 17
Posted on: June 5, 2019

SENIOR SCAM PREVENTION COMMUNITY FORUM

MONDAY, JUNE 17TH  -  7:00 PM - 9:00 PMMassapequa High School – 4925 Merrick Rd., Massapequa

Nassau County Legislator Rose Marie Walker invites you to an important meeting on preventing scams against seniors hosted by the Nassau...

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Legislative District 17
Posted on: June 5, 2019

LEGISLATOR WALKER ANNOUNCES THAT THE NUMC MAMMOGRAPHY VAN IS COMING TO OUR AREA

• Thursday, June 20, 2019 • 8:45 AM to 11:45 AM •Bethpage Community Park – 1001 Stewart Ave., Bethpage

Legislator Rose Marie Walker and Legislator Laura Schaefer are bringing the Nassau University Medical Center Mobile ...

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Legislative District 17
Posted on: June 4, 2019

STATEMENT FROM LEGISLATOR WALKER ON THE FAILURE OF THE ELECTED ASSESSOR OVERRIDE VOTE

“I was disappointed that my colleagues and I were unsuccessful in our vote to override the County Executive’s veto of our Legislation, which would have given the residents of Nassau County the opportunity to vote on whether to reject o...

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Legislative District 17
Posted on: May 17, 2019

LEGISLATIVE MAJORITY SUPPORTS SCHOOL BUS SAFETY STOP-ARM CAMERAS BILL IN ALBANY

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Mineola, NY – On May 9th, Nassau County Legislature Presiding Officer Richard Nicolello addressed a letter to Governor Andrew Cuomo, Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie and State Senate Majority Leader Andrea Stewart-Cousins to urge the passage of S45...

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Legislative District 17
Posted on: May 13, 2019

MAY IS MELANOMA AWARENESS MONTH

MAY IS MELANOMA AWARENESS MONTH

As the weather gets warmer and summer draws closer, our thoughts turn toward enjoying some of the great beaches that Nassau County has to offer. Before the summer season begins, I would like to remind everyone that May is Me...

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Legislative District 17
Posted on: May 3, 2019

LEGISLATOR WALKER TO HOST FREE CHILD CAR SEAT SAFETY INSPECTIONS

Nassau County Legislator Rose Marie Walker invites all parents, grandparents and caregivers to have their child car seats inspected for proper installation.

Chris Mistron, Director of Nassau County Traffic Safety, will be on hand to inspect child car seats...

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Legislative District 17
Posted on: April 23, 2019

Safely Discard Expired, Unused or Unwanted Medications at the “Shed the Meds” Drug Take-Back Event

SATURDAY, MAY 11th – 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM

Wantagh High School – 3297 Beltagh Ave., Wantagh

 

Legislator Rose Marie Walker is joining together with the Nassau County Police Department, Wantagh School District and fellow Legislators ...

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Legislative District 17
Posted on: April 8, 2019

SENIOR SCAM PREVENTION COMMUNITY FORUM

monday, april 29th  -  2:00 pm - 4:00 PM

Farmingdale Public Library – Meeting Room AB

116 Merritts Rd., Farmingdale, NY 11735

Nassau County Legislator Rose Marie Walker invites you to an important meeting on preventing scams again...

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Legislative District 17
Posted on: April 4, 2019

VETS2VETS MOBILE ANIMAL CLINIC

Saturday, april 13, 2019 - 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Newbridge Road Park – 2600 Newbridge Rd., Bellmore

Legislator Rose Marie Walker is co-sponsoring the Bring Vets2Vets Program along with Legislators Laura Schaefer, John R. Ferretti, Steve Rhoads and C....

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Legislative District 17
Posted on: April 1, 2019

LEGISLATOR WALKER INVITES ALL RESIDENTS TO A HURRICANE PREPAREDNESS COMMUNITY FORUM

LEGISLATOR WALKER INVITES ALL RESIDENTS TO A HURRICANE PREPAREDNESS COMMUNITY FORUM

 

THURSDAY, APRIL 11TH – 6:00 PM TO 8:00 PM

Bethpage Public Library – 47 Powell Ave., Bethpage

 

The Atlantic Hurricane Season lasts from ...

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Legislative District 17
Posted on: April 1, 2019

NASSAU COUNTY LEGISLATURE TO HOLD SECOND REASSESSMENT HEARING

NASSAU COUNTY LEGISLATURE TO HOLD  

SECOND REASSESSMENT HEARING

The Nassau Legislature will be holding a second legislative hearing on the topic of the County Executive’s Reassessment Plan and its impact on Nassau homeowners. All resident...

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Legislative District 17