Senate District 19 Free Easter Egg Hunt

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Senator Persaud invites families to Senate District 19's annual FREE Easter Egg Hunt at Canarsie Park! There will be fun games and activities, light refreshments, free giveaways and a special guest appearance by the Easter Bunny. Children must be accompanied by an adult and bring a basket for their egg collecting. Please RSVP via

Senator Jim Tedisco (R,C,I,REF-Glenville) today at Lanzi’s on the Lake in Mayfield, joined with local officials and members of the community to help support the launch of “Send It HDR III App” to enhance safety on the Great Sacandaga Lake.

“Look no further than the Senate Majority who are porch pirates because they stole this Amazon package right under the Governor’s nose! The decision by Amazon to pull out of its deal with New York falls under the adage be careful what you wish for because you might just get it. When you have one voice, from one part of the state, from one political affiliation controlling all levers of government without checks and balances, you empower the extreme, radical regressives who have taken over the legislature to negatively impact our state’s economy.”

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There is a very real risk to women’s right to control their reproductive choices, given the makeup of the U.S. Supreme Court.

The 1973 federal Roe v. Wade ruling will be overturned at the first chance they get. One week ago, this would have subjected New York women to decades-old New York law, which includes abortion in the criminal code, not the health code where it belongs.

On Feb. 5, the Senate adopted Resolution J366, sponsored by Senator Persaud, which honors Robinson, professional baseball player for the Brooklyn Dodgers and the first African American to play in Major League Baseball, a week after the anniversary of his 100th birthday. He is best known for breaking the color barrier in the MLB and an exceptional career in baseball.

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The truth is, if we don’t pay for our elected officials’ campaigns directly, we will most certainly pay indirectly, through higher rents, higher health costs, and higher prices on everything else big donors have to sell.

So which would you choose? The old system where those with the fattest wallets decide who gets elected and what laws get passed? Or a new matching system that allows New York voters to choose our candidates and keep them focused on our pocketbooks and our interests?

On Jan. 9, the first day of the 2019 Legislative Session in New York, Senator Persaud was officially sworn in again as State Senator of the 19th Senatorial District. She was surrounded and supported by the staff from her Albany Office, and her family. Senator Persaud attended Blossom Be You Project's second annual Determine to Rise Summit, an event designed to empower and uplift women in marginalized communities, as their keynote speaker on Jan. 12. On Jan. 25, Senator Persaud's Office in Albany officially moved from Room 504 to Room 409.