Ra Announces Winner of There Ought To Be A Law Contest

Assemblyman Ed Ra (R - Franklin Square) was pleased to announce 5th-Grader Siena Livorno as the winner of the 4th Annual There Ought To Be A Law ceremony for her work regarding the extension of paid family leave. There Ought To Be A Law contest invites students to submit ideas for a new law, or to take an existing law off the books. This year, 11 schools participated in the program which generated 563 entries.There were 39 semi-finalists recognized with a citation at the ceremony on June 8, 2022. 

“The ‘There Ought To Be A Law’ contest is an exceptional demonstration of how important it is that young students engage in civic-minded learning. Congratulations to Siena on her tremendous work with regard to paid family leave. Siena was chosen out of 563 students as she showed impeccable penmanship, research skills, understanding of local requirements and all-encompassing writing ability. Sienna, along with many of her classmates and peers, has an incredibly bright future and I have the utmost confidence that she will one day provide great service and commitment to her local communities,” said Ra.