Blog posts from September, 2016

Friend of LI TRIO-Longtime Nassau County Legislator, Activist Judy Jacobs Passed Away

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.”

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