Republican Senator Jim Alesi still will not say how he would vote on mayoral control legislation for Rochester, should it come to the Senate floor. But he did elaborate on his thoughts in a phone conversation this afternoon.
(Albany, N.Y.) Senator James Alesi (R-Perinton) said, “We have to address bullying at every level we can. No student should ever be bullied because of any reason. Bullies don’t pick on the toughest people, they look for the weaknesses in others, and it’s our job to protect our children. The scars of bullying can last a lifetime, and the dignity for all students act takes the first step to protect our children from being persecuted, physically and emotionally, in our schools.
ALBANY - The Senate Democratic Majority passed legislation creating the Excelsior Jobs Program, a targeted economic development initiative that create jobs, attracts new businesses and encourages investment.
Totaling a $1.25 billion investment over 9 years, Excelsior provides tax credits to strategic industries, implements stringent accountability standards, and caps program spending to ensure the wisest investment of taxpayer dollars.
(Rochester, N.Y.) – If Mayor Robert Duffy wants to take over the City School District, he has to convince two people: Rochester area State Senators Jim Alesi and Joe Robach. Neither are on board, and Alesi expressed strong reservations on Thursday.“Senators Robach and Alesi are critically important. I think it all hinges on them,” said Rochester Teachers Association President Adam Urbanski, a major opponent of mayoral control.
Senator Jim Alesi (R-Perinton) joined Governor Eliot Spitzer and legislative leaders to announce an agreement on workers’ compensation reform that will greatly reduce costs to businesses and increase benefits for workers in New York State. Senator Alesi has carried the ‘Unshackle Upstate’ workers’ compensation reform bill for years as Chairman of the Senate Committee on Commerce, Economic Development and Small Business.
Senator Jim Alesi (R-Perinton) and Assemblyman Joe Errigo (R,C-Conesus) today hosted a special ceremony to present 13 local war veterans with military awards sanctioned by the State of New York. Awards presented include the Conspicuous Service Cross, New York’s highest military honor, as well as the Medal for Merit and the Conspicuous Service Star.
Senator Jim Alesi (R- Perinton) today announced that the Governor has signed into law his bill (S.170-A) which would prohibit the sale, importation, manufacturing, or distribution of potentially lethal yo-yo waterballs in New York State.
Senator Jim Alesi (R- Perinton) recently joined The Irondequoit Police Department which hosted its annual observance of National Night Out from 6 to 9 p.m. Aug. 8.
The evening serves to build connections between police and residents and raise awareness of crime prevention activities. Senator Alesi was on hand to make opening remarks and stayed to chat with local residents about crime prevention on the local and state level.
Senator Jim Alesi (R- Perinton) today announced that the Senate has passed his bill (S.3592-A) which would ensure small and medium-sized businesses are able to find information on economic programs, as well as assist them in complying with any necessary regulations, from the State regional economic development office.
Senator Jim Alesi (R- Perinton) today announced that the State Senate has passed his bill (S.4322-A) which would allow certain towns in Monroe County to establish town-wide speed limits of twenty-five miles per hour.
“The purpose of this legislation is to provide for safer streets by allowing certain towns to lower speed limits,” said Senator Alesi. “More and more towns are finding that the current speed limit of 30 miles per hour is much too fast for newly developed subsections.”
Senator Jim Alesi (R- Perinton) ) today announced that the State Senate has passed his bill (S.2597) which would increase the benefits received by totally disabled volunteer firefighters and ambulance workers in New York State.