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FROM THE DESK OF DELIA DERIGGI-WHITTON, 11TH LD

Health and Human Services Update When I began my second term this year as a Nassau County Legislator, I was proud to be named Ranking Member of the Health & Human Services Committee. Health issues have always been a priority for me. My own daughter was diagnosed with type one diabetes at the age of […]

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Keep Going on West Shore Road

Open Letter to Nassau Administration – Keep Going on West Shore Road Regarding West Shore Road’s repair, I am glad to see that the first of three phases is approaching completion and the road has been opened. The ordeal of a road closure has been an enormous burden on everyone, especially local businesses. I do […]

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VIDEOS: Delia Fights for Sandy contract oversight

For six months, Nassau County Legislator Delia DeRiggi-Whitton has been fighting for Legislative oversight on $200 million in Sandy-related appropriations. Now, even as Suffolk and Nassau District Attorneys have opened investigations, County Executive Edward Mangano’s administration has not changed its policy. Comptroller George Maragos has been paying out $35 million to one questionable company without […]

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Business Relief Resources

 Nassau County Economic Recovery Task Force and the Nassau County Industrial Development Agency are providing disaster relief information and recovery assistance to Nassau County businesses impacted by Hurricane Sandy. Please find below a list of county, state and federal resources available to help get you back in business.     Restore Power to Your Business […]

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Requesting Emergency Vote for West Shore Road Repairs

Thank you to our Legislative caucus leader, Minority Leader Kevan Abrahams for helping our district. He is requesting to the acting Presiding Officer that we vote on West Shore Road repairs at our next Legislative session this Monday as an emergency. He wrote to the acting Presiding Officer: Hon. Norma L. Gonsalves Acting Presiding Officer […]

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Going door to door to help constituents

Reaching Out After Sandy  Legislator DeRiggi-Whitton has been going door-to-door throughout the 18th LD to hear problems and concerns from residents in the aftermath of superstorm Sandy. She has fought for power restoration in her neighborhoods. For several days, she has also been visitng some of those hit hardest to share important information on disaster […]

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Disaster handout for those in need

I created a handout with some useful disaster recovery info. I am visiting the district and distributing, but if you know of someone in need, feel free to print them a copy! You can view and/or print this PDF: delia bayville handout (1)

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Email to LIPA

An email I was forced to send to LIPA’s government relations head, who was hostile to my office when I tried to explore LIPA’s emergency plans earlier this year: To: Tracy Burgess-Levy; Nicholas Lizanich Subject: LIPA area updates Tracy, It is frustrating that after having myself and staff dedicate hours to your bi-daily update municipal […]

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Post Sandy – Fighting LIPA, Pushing for West Shore Road Repair

Working Through the Aftermath We all know that “Superstorm” Sandy, followed by the freezing Athena, have been a tremendous strain on Long Island. Homes have been destroyed. Families have been displaced. Entire communities have been ravaged. While Nassau residents have proven themselves to be strong and resilient, this has pushed many people to their limits. […]

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Legislator Delia DeRiggi-Whitton Calls for Faster Power Restoration

Seeking Local Oversight / Input on LIPA – Conducting Research with Community Leaders and Residents to Compile Feedback for NY State Legislator Delia DeRiggi-Whitton is hearing numerous complaints and concerns about the power restoration process after “superstorm” Sandy. She said, “Homes in Nassau’s 18th Legislative District have been out of power now for many days. […]

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