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. 

Senator Jim Tedisco (R,C,I,REF-Glenville) and Assemblyman Angelo Santabarbara (D, I, WF, REF-Rotterdam) today introduced new legislation to halt the dissolution of the St. Clare’s Hospital Corporation until the state conducts an investigation and/or audit to determine exactly what led to the collapse of the $53 million pension fund leaving more than 1,100 former employees without their retirement.

  1. On April 1, Senator Persaud announced the passage of the Fiscal Year 2019-20 New York State Budget, reflecting on the process and disclosing her final thoughts as well as highlighting certain components of the $175 billion deal.
  2. On April 4, Senator Persaud dropped by Mill Basin Civic Association's installation ceremony of their new board members. 
  3. On April 5, Senator Persaud participated in Kings Bay Y in Sheepshead Bay's annual Passover Food Distribution, courtesy of the Metropolitan Council on Jewish Poverty.

Senator Jim Tedisco (R,C,I,REF-Glenville) and his colleagues in the New York State Senate in Albany tonight honored Clifton Park resident Carol Pingelski Hotaling, affectionately known as the “Yellow Ribbon Lady,” as a 2019 New York State Senate Woman of Distinction to represent the 49thSenate District.