- DISTRICT: 2
- REGION: Long Island
- GOVERNMENT BODY: New York State Assembly
- YEAR: 2020
- CONTACT: Campaign Website
Laura Jens-Smith is running to represent State Assembly District 2. Jens-Smith has extensive experience in tackling environmental issues both in the private and public sectors. During her position as Supervisor of Riverhead, Jens-Smith led projects centered around preserving open land and creating green spaces, in addition to spearheading her Town’s pledge to becoming a Climate Smart Community.
In the 2019 endorsement questionnaire, Laura Jens-Smith pledged commitment to advocating for smart growth practices “to help preserve our open space, natural resources, and wildlife including protection of our aquifer, waterways, and estuaries.”