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.

Senator Jim Tedisco (R,C,I,REF-Glenville) today announced the passage of several measures he sponsors in the state Senate to help treat and prevent the spread of Lyme Disease and other tick-borne illnesses.

Lyme Disease is a terrible infection spread by the bite of an infected tick that can affect the skin, joints, nervous system and/or heart. When detected early, it usually can be treated with antibiotics. However, if left untreated, those infected tick bites can often cause serious debilitating health problems.

Senator Jim Tedisco welcomed to the Senate Chamber Chase Thalheimer, a Shenendehowa High School sophomore and his father Peter. Chase is a member of the Southern Saratoga County YMCA in Clifton Park's Youth in Government Program and has been selected as one of just 20 young people to represent New York State at the Conference on National Affairs in the Blue Ridge Mountains in North Carolina where youth program delegates from all over the United States will gather to present their proposed legislation. 

Senator Jim Tedisco (R,C,I,REF-Glenville) today at a ceremony at the state Capitol in Albany inducted Mayfield resident Daniel Izzo, who is the Fulton County Undersheriff, into the New York State Senate Veterans Hall of Fame for his courageous service as a decorated former U.S. Navy SEAL.

Yesterday, Senator Kemp Hannon, Chair of the Senate Standing Committee on Health, introduced legislation to combat the ever-increasing use of electronic cigarettes among minors.  This legislation (S8609) and (S8610) will curb use among minors through prevention and education, establish sale to minor compliance checks, and eliminate enticing flavors that lure young people.

Senate District 19 Senior Resource Day

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Senator Jim Tedisco (R,C,I,REF-Glenville) and Assemblymember Patricia Fahy (D-Albany) today joined with Christine and Richard Taras, the parents of 13-year-old Jacobe Taras of Fort Edward, who tragically took his own life as a result of bullying, to call for passage of their legislation, “Jacobe’s Law,” to require that schools notify parents when a child is being threatened by a bully.

Senator Jim Tedisco (R,C,I,REF-Glenville) today honored Mayfield resident Daniel Izzo, who is the Fulton County Undersheriff, with the New York State Senate Liberty Medal – the Senate’s highest honor – for his courageous service as a decorated former U.S. Navy SEAL.