Nassau County Legislature Minority Leader Kevan Abrahams said the lives of all Nassau County residents are better because of Jacobs.
“At times she’s a community activist, at a times she was legislator to the presiding officer,” Abrahams said. “People grew up with her. People have gotten better lives because of her policies that she’s implemented.”
A former schoolteacher, the 11-term Democrat is probably best known for her commitment to children, education and families, Abrahams said. He said Jacobs leaves a huge void.
“I don’t know how you fill those shoes,” Abrahams said. “This legislator is going to be very tough.”Read More