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Court OKs GOP’s redistricting map
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Nassau County Legislator David Denenberg

“We are very gratified that the Appellate Division has upheld our county charter, as we fully expected,” Schmitt said.

Democratic legislators, meanwhile, contend that the county charter does not require that districts be immediately redrawn, only that their populations be “described.”

Denenberg said he thinks the Appellate Division’s decision was unfortunate. “The real loser in all this is the taxpayers, especially at a time when the county is in fiscal crisis and taxes are so high,” he said. “The Republican majority is hell-bent on spending millions this year only to redistrict again next year.”

Legislator Howard Kopel, a Republican from Lawrence, said he is satisfied with the GOP redistricting plan, noting, “Whoever is there, I’ll work with them, if I’m fortunate enough to be returned. We will do what is good for the entire Five Towns.”

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This 2-party system bull is ruining this country and our county. Our legislators, both national and local, have their party's interests in mind;' NOT THEIR CONSTITUENTS. Here in Nassau, we do not have the luxury for this political play - we have too many REAL concerns and problems that need to be addressed. Peter Schmitt is a fat, lazy, politically-motivated hack wasting tons of taxpayer money on this political nonsense. He needs to be relieved of his cushy office job as legislator and be given a chance to "grace" the private sector with his resume and skill-set. Nassau has had enough.

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Why so negative about the time-honored tradition of acting with utter contempt toward Nassau County residents?

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