“Those who commit such heinous crimes against children are monsters and should pay for the physical as well as emotional and psychological violence they have perpetrated and face the long arm of the law. I have long publicly supported the Child Victims Act and was proud to vote for it today.”

Senator Jim Tedisco (R,C,I,REF-Glenville) today is calling on the Governor and Legislative Leaders to restore $60 million in AIM (Aid and Incentives to Municipalities) affecting more than 90 percent of towns and villages across the state, especially, those cash-strapped municipalities Upstate.

State AIM funding, which has remained flat since 2011, helps local governments lower property taxes and provide vital local services such as law enforcement and public safety and to maintain local infrastructure including roads and bridges. 

Senator Jim Tedisco (R,C,R,REF-Glenville) honored Norma Porteus of Edinburg on her 100th birthday with a New York State Senate Commendation Award.  Tedisco joined Porteus at her birthday celebration at the Bridge Restaurant in Perth.  

Norma has three children, five grandchildren and four great grandchildren. An avid photographer, Norma was recently honored by the Sacandaga Valley Arts Network, and has been an active member of the Edinburg Historical Society. Norma and her late husband also owned a pub in Edinburg which was a very popular spot for many years. 

Senator Jim Tedisco (R,C,I,REF-Glenville) today announced that he has been named as Ranking Member for three committees in the New York State Senate: Consumer Protection, Children and Families, and Animal Welfare. 

Tedisco also will serve as a member of the Banks, Alcoholism and Drug Abuse, Social Services, and Libraries Committees.

 

Senator Jim Tedisco (R,C,I,REF-Glenville) today announced that the Governor has signed into law legislation he prime sponsored and passed (S.5369/A.9617) to help consumers, small business owners and local county governments by extending the time frame in which a car owner has to submit their license plates to the Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) from 24 hours to 10 days when their car is repossessed. 

Senator Jim Tedisco (R,C,I,REF-Glenville) today announced that the Governor has signed into law his legislation to enhance public safety in Fulton County by enabling the Pleasant Square Volunteer Fire Company in Johnstown to boost their firefighter recruitment efforts. 

Senator Jim Tedisco (R,C,I,REF-Glenville) today hailed the just-announced agreement by Troy City Court and Mohawk Hudson Humane Society to lift the death sentence on the 6-year-old dog Luna and enable her to soon go home to her family for the holidays.

It’s Christmastime, and Senator Jim Tedisco (R,C,I,REF-Glenville) helped stuff a Fulton County Ambulance full of donated toys at the Fulton Center for Rehabilitation and Healthcare as part of the Salvation Army’s Holiday Toy Drive. Joining Senator Tedisco will be representatives from the Salvation Army, staff from the Fulton Center which is one of the largest contributors to the Toy Drive, the Fulton County Princess and several Fonda Fair Princesses from Fulton County who have worked very hard to collect toys.

Senator Jim Tedisco (R,C,I,REF-Glenville) today is calling on Governor Andrew Cuomo to use his constitutional power to issue a pardon in order to help save the life of Luna, a 6-year-old Troy dog that has galvanized the Capital Region, and enable her to go home for the holidays!

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