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Legislator Delia DeRiggi-Whitton Applauds Hiring of Jodi Franzese as Nassau County’s First Inspector General for Contracting

(MINEOLA, N.Y.) - Nassau County Legislator Delia DeRiggi-Whitton (D - Glen Cove) congratulated Jodi Franzese after her nomination to serve as Nassau County’s first Inspector General was unanimously approved by the full Nassau County Legislature on Monday, Dec. 17.

Following a series of high-profile indictments related to procurement and contracting reached the highest levels of county government, Legislator DeRiggi-Whitton and her Democratic colleagues lobbied for nearly two years to create the position of inspector general. In this new role, Franzese, currently a senior inspector general in the New York City Department of Investigation, will be equipped with subpoena power and tasked with rooting out waste, corruption and fraud.

Glen Cove Mother Daughter Duo Novel Hits #1

Martini Wisdom Hit #1 on Amazon’s Hottest Hot New Book Releases in its FIRST WEEK!


The Three Tomatoes mother and daughter duo from Glen Cove, Cheryl Benton and Roni Jenkins, are the tomatoes behind the new book, Martini Wisdom.

Don’t Rush Tax Assessment Changes

From the Desk of Nassau County Legislator Delia DeRiggi-Whitton


For eight years under County Executive Ed Mangano’s leadership, the entire tax assessment system was completely neglected. The entire roll was frozen to purportedly overhaul the system, but the Mangano Administration did nothing to fix it. The County didn’t even have an Assessor.

Legislators Bynoe and DeRiggi-Whitton File Legislation To Ensure Tuition Grants for Firefighters and EMS Workers Remain Funded Despite Loss of Federal Funds

(MINEOLA, N.Y.) - After learning that Nassau County has been denied critically important federal funding that assists volunteer firefighters and EMS workers with college tuition costs, Nassau County Legislators Siela A. Bynoe (D - Westbury) and Delia DeRiggi-Whitton (D - Glen Cove) are co-sponsoring legislation that would direct the County to restore funding that was previously provided through FEMA’s Staffing for Adequate and Emergency Response

Grants (SAFER) tuition assistance program.

Legislator DeRiggi-Whitton Funds Radio Repeaters for GCFD

 County Legislator Delia DeRiggi-Whitton is proud to have been able to secure $82,000 in funding for the Glen Cove Fire Department to purchase radio repeaters. 

Radio repeaters provide superior transmission speed and clarity because they are positioned at high points with no obstructions, while also re-transmitting at very high frequencies.

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