Senator Jim Tedisco (R,C,I,REF-Glenville), Senator Phil Boyle (R,C,I-Bay Shore), Senator Sue Serino (R,C,I-Hyde Park), Assemblymember Linda B. Rosenthal (D,WF-Manhattan) and Assemblymember Dean Murray (R,C,I-East Patchogue) yesterday joined with their legislative colleagues, law enforcement and hundreds of pet owners and animal advocates to host the 8th Annual NYS Animal Advocacy Day event in Albany emceed by Steve Caporizzo from Pet Connection.

Senator Jim Tedisco helped kick-off the Fulton-Montgomery Counties Relay for Life at Gloversville High School on June 1st to help raise money for the fight against cancer. 


Senator Jim Tedisco (R,C,I,REF-Glenville) welcomed and hosted the 5th grade class from Malta Avenue Elementary School in the Ballston Spa Central School District to the state Capitol for a tour.  Tedisco proudly hosts and provides Capitol tours to many school districts from across the 49th Senate District and meets with the students to listen to their ideas and talk about how our state government works.

Senator Jim Tedisco (R,C,I,REF-Glenville) joined Fulton County Sheriff Richard Giardino and local Boy Scouts to march in the annual Johnstown Memorial Day Parade to pay tribute to our veterans and all those who have given their lives in defense of our freedom.

“Yesterday, the world lost a tremendous individual. Angelo Falcón was an intellectual icon who many of us looked up to. He was a fighter for equality and social justice, in search of truth in all the issues he covered. Through his research, historical context, and advocacy on behalf of the Puerto Rican diaspora, our community is a much better place. My sincere condolences to his family, friends and colleagues. May he Rest In Peace.” 

ALBANY, NY – A roundtable discussion convened in Albany by State Senators Kemp Hannon, Chair of the Senate Standing Committee on Health, James Seward, Chair of the Senate Standing Committee on Insurance, Fred Akshar, George Amedore and Chris Jacobs, Chairs of the Senate Joint Task Force on Heroin and Opioid Addiction, highlighted the need for a comprehensive statewide plan to increase access to naloxone as well as educate those suffering with heroin or opioid addiction of the services available to them.  The Senators heard from the State Department of Health, pharmacies, insurers, manufactu

Breast Cancer Screening Program

related issues:

I will be holding a breast cancer screening program on Thursday, June 21st from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm at the Uniondale Library.

**The program is open to all Nassau County women age 40 and over.

**Women who are covered by insurance, Medicaid or Medicare will have their carrier billed and must bring their information card to the screening, along with a prescription from their physician. NuHealth policy requires patients to be responsible for any co-pays charged by their carrier.

Veterans Dinner

Serving our country with the utmost courage and honor, the selfless contributions of the veterans of this great nation are an enduring testament to the values of liberty, justice and freedom that all Americans hold dear. 

I would like to invite Veterans in the Sixth Senate District, along with 1 guest per veteran to join me for a complimentary "Thank You" dinner.

Reservations are necessary, and can be made either by calling my community office at 516-739-1700 or by going to

Senior ID Program

If you are a senior, or you have a family member or friend who is a senior, and would like a free senior citizen identification card, please join me for a FREE Senior I.D. Program on Friday, June 8th, from 10:00 am to Noon at the Franklin Square Library.  This program is being held in conjunction with Town of Hempstead Supervisor Laura Gillen and Town Clerk Sylvia Cabana.