Senator Jim Tedisco (R,C,I,REF-Glenville) and Assemblywoman Mary Beth Walsh (R,C,I-Ballston) today announced new legislation they are sponsoring to hit the pause button on the far-reaching bail and discovery reform legislation that was hastily passed earlier this year and which takes effect on January 1, 2020.

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“Last night’s storm and continued strong winds have hit the 49thSenate District very hard with flooding and power outages in several areas.  Herkimer, Hamilton and northern Saratoga County were particularly hard hit with significant flooding. The Governor has declared a state of emergency for those counties and several other Upstate counties and is deploying 200 National Guard members to help in the flood response and I appreciate his efforts.”  

Albany, NY...Governor Cuomo signed Senator Jen Metzger’s bill to expedite implementation of uniform primary hours today, allowing all New York voters the opportunity to vote from 6 am to 9 pm in the 2020 Presidential primary. 

Senator Jim Tedisco (R,C,I,REF-Glenville) today joined Glenville Town Supervisor Chris Koetzle, members of the Town Board, and the Buhrmaster family to officially open the new “James R. Buhrmaster Pathway.”

Tedisco was pivotal in making the project happen by helping to secure a $250,000 state grant for the construction of the new pedestrian trail on Glenridge Road that will go from the intersection of Route 50 to the entrance to the Woodhaven neighborhood in Glenville.  

Senator Jim Tedisco (R,C,I,REF-Glenville) today announced a new $250,000 state grant he helped secure to return tax dollars back to the 49th Senate District and Clifton Park residents.

The state grant that Senator Tedisco obtained will enable residents and visitors to Clifton Park to enjoy the new 37-acre public park approved by voters and purchased by the town from the Shenendehowa School District. 

The town is currently continuing to encourage public input through workshops and town meetings on a draft plan for public use of the new parkland.

(Albany, NY) - Senator Serrano, Chair of the Senate Committee on Cultural Affairs, Tourism, Parks & Recreation, was named one of the most environmentally conscious members of the New York State Senate. The scorecard was generated by EPL/Environmental Advocates, who since their formation in 1969, have worked to advance environmental protections and encourage public participation in environmental policy discussions.

Senator Jim Tedisco today honored Broadalbin-Perth High School, at the school's homecoming pep rally, with a New York State Senate Proclamation for the statewide distinction of having all the students in each of its varsity sports teams last year earn a grade point average of at least 90.

Please join us for our "A New You" - Empowering the Human Spirit workshop with Assemblymember Jaime R. Williams on Saturday, October 19 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Bayview Houses Cornerstone Community Center (5955 Shore Pwky). Come by for information about empowering yourself and others, as well as fashion and makeup tips and a free lunch, plus giveaways. To register, complete and fill out the form via