On April 25, Nassau County Legislator Roger Corbin (D-Westbury) received a letter informing him that he was removed, effective immediately, from the appointed position as deputy presiding officer. The letter, sent from Presiding Officer Judith Jacobs (D-Woodbury), stated that it "has become apparent that [Corbin is] unwilling to work toward the goals of the caucus."
In 1994, life was good for Elizabeth West. The 31-year-old had just moved from Dallas to Long Island with her husband Randy and was excited to start her life in her new home. Unfortunately for West, the excitement was short-lived.