Senator Jim Tedisco (R,C,I,REF-Glenville), today announced new bi-partisan support for the “Plate Inspection and Fee Elimination Law” as Majority Democratic Assemblyman Pat Burke (D-Buffalo) will introduce the legislation in the state Assembly that takes a holistic approach to ensuring no motorist will have to pay up to $45 in additional fees if they need to obtain new license plates for any reason.

Senator Jim Tedisco (R,C,I,REF-Glenville), who has led the fight against the Governor’s plan to charge millions of motorists $25 for new license plates they don’t need, today announced new legislation he is introducing, the “Plate Inspection and Fee Elimination Law,” that takes a holistic approach to ensuring no motorist will have to pay additional fees if they need to obtain new license plates for any reason.

“It’s a victory for taxpayers! The most powerful voices have spoken: the people of New York State and they have said ‘enough is enough’ with the nickel and diming of taxpayers, and finally, after relentlessly speaking out on this, the Governor has wisely decided to turn the page on his plan to force millions of motorists to pay for new license plates that they don’t need.”

Senator Jim Tedisco (R,C,I,REF-Glenville) and Assemblywoman Mary Beth Walsh (R,C,I-Ballston) today are asking the Governor and the New York State Department of Transportation (DOT) for state funding to enhance public safety and reduce costs for local taxpayers by helping to reduce truck bridge strikes at the Glenridge Road rail bridge in Glenville.

Senator Jim Tedisco (R,C,I,REF-Glenville) today presented the NYS Senate Liberty Medal — the Senate’s highest honor— to World War II veteran Master Sergeant in the Army Air Corps Gilbert Wendt, who is 103 years old. The presentation took place at Assemblyman Robert Smullen’s Veterans Picnic held at Pine Tree Rifle Club in Johnstown.

(New City, NY) -- Senator David Carlucci (D-Rockland/Westchester) continues to call Governor Andrew Cuomo’s plan, forcing New Yokers to replace their license plates after 10 years “ridiculous” and “unnecessary.”

Carlucci and Senator James Skoufis have introduced new legislation (S.6667/A.8553) to reverse the Governor’s $25 fee to replace older plates. To garner support from New Yorkers for the bill, Carlucci has started a petition online titled, “No License Plate Replacement Fee!.”

New York, N.Y. – Senator José M. Serrano today announced $50,000 in funding for libraries in the 29th Senate District. The funding was secured during this year’s state budget and will support library programming in the Bronx, Manhattan, and Roosevelt Island. Senator Serrano made the announcement alongside Managers from the New York Public Library (NYPL) at the Aguilar Branch in East Harlem.

 
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Dear Friends:

I’m proud to announce the return of the “Golden Gathering” on Saturday, October 5, from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., at Columbia-Greene Community College, located at 4400 Route 23, Hudson, NY 12534.

The resistance to Governor’s Cuomo’s “Highway Heist” is growing.  

Senator Jim Tedisco (R,C,I,REF-Glenville) and Assemblywoman Mary Beth Walsh (R,C,I-Ballston) today joined with eight area County Clerks to announce their opposition to the Governor’s new DMV license plate tax cash grab to charge millions of motorists a $25 tax to obtain a new license plate and another $20 tax to keep their current plate number, creating a $70 million windfall for state coffers.

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