1. On April 27,  Senator Persaud held her fourth annual Rain Barrel Giveaway, giving away a hundred free rain barrels with the NYC Department of Environmental Protection, the NYC Department of Sanitation and the NYPD 69th Precinct.
  2. On April 27,  Senator Persaud held her  inaugural E-Waste Recycling, recycling dozens of unwanted electronics for residents with the Lower East Side Ecology Center.

Senator Jim Tedisco (R,C,I,REF-Glenville) and Senator Daphne Jordan (R,C,I-Halfmoon) today passed resolutions in honor of, and welcomed to the Senate, the New York State 2019 NYSPHSAA Champion Shenendehowa High School Boys & Girls Swimming and Diving Team and the state Champion Niskayuna High School Boys Swimming and Diving Team.

In advance of Memorial Day, Senator Jim Tedisco (R,C,I,REF-Glenville) today is calling on the U.S. Education Secretary and New York’s congressional delegation to create a new federal student loan forgiveness program for Gold Star Families – the children and spouses of service members who lose their lives while on active duty.

Conversations with Senator Persaud

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Senator Persaud's "Conversations" series' first date is June 1 from 1 to 3 p.m. at New Hope Family Worship Center (817 Livonia, Brooklyn, NY 11207). The second date is June 29 from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at Good Shepherd Services (876 Schenck Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11207). Join the conversation; share your thoughts, ideas, get more information and ask questions about the 2019 budget, community improvements and services that are available to all.

To commemorate EMS Week in the state of New York, Senator Jim Tedisco (R,C,I,REF-Glenville), Senator Daphne Jordan (R,C,I-Halfmoon) and Assemblywoman Mary Beth Walsh (R,C,I-Halfmoon) today honored members of the Clifton Park-Halfmoon EMS and presented them with legislative resolutions honoring their service and the service of emergency first responders across the state.


Senator Jim Tedisco (R,C,I,REF-Glenville) today inducted into the New York State Senate Veterans Hall of Fame, Schenectady resident Sullivan Alois, who is a former Principal at Schenectady High School, and a decorated U.S. Army Special Forces Vietnam War combat veteran. 

Alois is a former Captain in the U.S. Army who saw combat during the Vietnam War and Dominican Republic.

Senator Jim Tedisco (R,C,I,REF-Glenville) today announced that the Senate has passed public safety legislation he originally authored and introduced last year (S.9153A of 2018) to save lives by enabling police officers and firefighters to carry EpiPens to treat people with severe allergic reactions in an emergency.

Dear Veteran:

Thank you for your military service.  Eligibility requirements and links to applications for each New York state military medal are listed below. For more information, or to receive a hard copy of an application, please contact my district office at 315-568-9816.

All completed applications can be mailed to my district office at:

425 Exchange St
Geneva, NY 14456

Senator Jim Tedisco (R,C,I,REF-Glenville) visited Edinburg Town Hall to announce a $100,000 New York State grant he secured for the town to purchase a wheel loader.

The 2018 John Deere Wheel Loader will benefit residents and taxpayers in Edinburg by helping save money on town construction projects, allowing for enhanced plowing during snow storms, and enabling the town to better respond to emergencies.

Senator Jim Tedisco (R,C,I,REF-Glenville) today visited the Toying Around Block Party on W. Main St. in Johnstown and presented Toying Around collectibles store owner Vince McCallum with a NYS Senate Citation for his efforts to promote local small businesses. 

Tedisco also joined Fulton County Sheriff Richard Giardino to meet residents, Some of whom dressed were up like their favorite comic book or movie character.