Kara Hahn
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  • REGION: Long Island
  • GOVERNMENT BODY: Suffolk County Legislature
  • YEAR: 2021
  • CONTACT: Campaign Website

Kara Hahn

Kara Hahn is running for re-election to continue representing Suffolk County District 5

Since joining the legislature in 2011, Hahn served as the Majority Leader from 2016-2019 and is the current Chairwoman of the Environment, Parks, and Agriculture Committee. As Chair, she has established a Single-Use Plastics Reduction Task Force, helped ban single-use plastic foam containers and single-use straws, as well as advocating for the cleanup of Suffolk County beaches. To fight climate change, Hahn passed legislation to implement green infrastructure options throughout the county as well as undertaking a “Reclaim Our Water” initiative to reduce contaminants in drinking water. If re-elected, Hahn will continue to use her experience and influence in the legislature to advocate for more renewable energy sources to combat climate change.

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