- DISTRICT: 12
- REGION: Long Island
- GOVERNMENT BODY: Suffolk County Legislature
- YEAR: 2017
As Legislator of Suffolk County, Kennedy has worked to secure a $975,000 New York State Environmental Quality Bond Act Grant to continue groundwater remediation and flood control along the Northeast branch of the Nissequogue River. She has helped to protect sensitive wetlands in Long Island, she has secured $150,000 in the Capital Budget to fund the removal of railroad ties and debris at the former Bavarian Inn site, and has chaired and worked with colleague legislators to promote restoration and enhancement of Lake Ronkonkoma.
A very well accomplished legislator and environmental advocate already, Leslie Kennedy is looking to continue her impressive work as re-elected Suffolk County Legislator.