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Voters GuideGeneral Election - Nov. 7, 2017

Rose Marie Walker | General Election - Nov. 7, 2017

Rose Marie Walker is running for Nassau County legislator, 17th District

Rose Marie Walker

Walker said she is proud of her record as a county legislator. She said her record includes voting to repeal the Home Energy Tax in 2010 and “delivering seven budgets that held the line on taxes.” Walker said she has also concentrated on public safety issues. She said she has worked to provide the Nassau County Police with “the proper equipment and training needed for the safety of our residents and themselves.” However, Walker said, “I have a lot of work to continue to do in my district.” She said during the next term her efforts will include “continuing to improve county finances” and bringing “more jobs to our community.” Walker said it’s “imperative” to maintain Nassau County’s “suburban characteristics” while “we continue to look at growth and redevelopment.” She continued, “I have worked very hard to reach out to the residents of my district, to stay actively involved in many different organizations and to work together for the betterment of our county.” Walker pledged to pursue “the complete remediation and cleanup” of toxins in Grumman’s Bethpage groundwater plume “as well as other contamination cleanup within my district.”

Walker, 66, of Hicksville, is running on the Republican, Conservative, Independence and Reform party lines. Walker was elected to the Nassau County Legislature in 2009 and is seeking her fifth term. Walker was raised in Hicksville and is a graduate of Queen of the Rosary Academy in Amityville. Walker has a bachelor’s degree in education from Sacred Heart College. She works as a consultant for Nelson & Pope Engineers and Surveyors in Melville. Walker is an active parishioner of Holy Family R.C. Church in Hicksville and is a member of the Hicksville Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary. Walker is a widow and has four children.