Freshmen Legislators Inaugurated

September 27, 2013 Updated Jan 3, 2012 at 12:08 PM EDT

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Freshmen Legislators Inaugurated

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September 27, 2013 Updated Jan 3, 2012 at 12:08 PM EDT

Wheatfield, N.Y. (WKBW release) -- As representatives in the 15-member Niagara County Legislature were sworn in around Niagara County this past weekend, several were taking oaths for the first time as elected officials.

These newly-elected lawmakers include Legislator Kathryn Lance, R-Wheatfield, Legislator Cheree Copelin, R-LaSalle, Legislator Owen Steed, D-Niagara Falls, and Legislator Jason Zona, D-Niagara Falls.

The freshmen grouping come from different walks of life.  Lance and Copelin are teachers.  Steed is a liaison for the Niagara Falls Police Department who has been active in his community. Zona is a Niagara Falls city employee.