Statement by Senator Jim Tedisco (R,C,I,REF-Glenville) on Passage of Senate & Assembly Budget Resolutions

Today, the Senate passed legislation sponsored by Senator Persaud that reduces prison sentences for survivors of domestic violence and allows judges to order them to community-based programs instead of incarceration. Additionally, eligible victims currently imprisoned would be given the opportunity to apply for resentencing.

New York State Citizen Preparedness Training Program

I am happy to announce that I will soon be sponsoring a New York State Citizen Preparedness Corps training program in Syracuse with Governor Andrew M. Cuomo, along with: Assemblymember William Magnarelli, County Executive Ryan McMahon, Geddes Town Supervisor Jerry Albrigo, the New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets, and The Great New York State Fair.

Senator Jim Tedisco (R,C,I,REF-Glenville) and Assemblywoman Mary Beth Walsh (R,C,I,REF-Ballston) issued an urgent call for the legislature to pass new legislation to enhance the voice of crime victims in parole hearings to keep our communities safe and ensure dangerous offenders stay locked-up. They were joined by Michael and Regina Stewart, the parents of Christopher Stewart, a Shenendehowa High School senior who was killed by a drunk and drugged driver.

Senator Jim Tedisco (R,C,I, REF-Glenville) today announced that the Conference of Italian-American State Legislators, a group which he is a member of, is now accepting 2019 scholarship applications. 

Each year, four outstanding New York State students who are currently in or are heading to college, are awarded $3,500 scholarships by the Conference of Italian-American State Legislators in June.

#CoffeeWithJen in Delhi

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Constituents are invited to join Senator Jen Metzger and Delhi Village Mayor Richard Maxey for coffee at Delhi Village Hall to share comments, ask questions, and address concerns about issues that are important to the communities and businesses in the 42nd Senate District. This event is free, informal, and open to the public.

For questions about #CoffeeWithJen call 845-344-3311 or email 

Senator Jim Tedisco (R,C,I, REF-Glenville) and Assemblywoman Mary Beth Walsh (R,C,I,REF-Ballston) today honored the New York State Public High School Athletic Association (NYSPHSAA) Class B State Champion Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake High School Boys Cross Country Team and presented the team with a copy of a resolution they sponsored that unanimously passed the state legislature. 

Senator Jim Tedisco (R,C,I,REF-Glenville) today joined with his Senate Republican colleagues and several local officials and crime victims to call on the Senate Majority to pass legislation that protects victims, keeps our communities safe, and does not reward law-breakers.

Tedisco, his colleagues, and crime victims’ advocates are sounding the alarm over several proposals being fast-tracked by Senate Democrats including eliminating cash bail which would allow many serious offenders to skip town and potentially commit more crimes and put public safety at greater risk. 

Senator Gaughran's Women of Distinction

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E-Waste Collection - Recycle Your Electronics!

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The Lower East Side Ecology Center will be holding an E-Waste Collection event, co-hosted by Senator Persaud on Saturday, April 27. Rain or shine, drop off your working and non-working computers, TVs, phones and other electronic devices between 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and avoid the fine as it is now illegal to discard these items in the trash.