2 Hudson Valley congresswomen make wealthiest lawmakers list

Two congresswoman from the Hudson Valley made the top 50 list of the wealthiest lawmakers, according to the political paper The Hill.Nita Lowey, whose 18th

NYACK - Two congresswoman from the Hudson Valley made the top 50 list of the wealthiest lawmakers, according to the political paper The Hill.

Nita Lowey, whose 18th District consists of most of Westchester and part of Rockland County, placed at number 22 on the list with an estimated net worth of $14.3 million, acquired from the Democrat's hedge funds, private equity funds and property holdings.

In 26th place, with $12.3 million is Republican Congresswoman Nan Hayworth, who represents the 19th District, which includes Putnam and parts of Westchester, Rockland, Orange and Dutchess counties.

Her wealth was largely acquired from her work as an opthalmologist, both in private practice and at Northern Westchester Hospital.

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