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.

Senator Jim Tedisco (R,C,I,REF-Glenville), Assemblywoman Mary Beth Walsh (R,C,I-Ballston), Senator Daphne Jordan (R,C,I,REF-Halfmoon), and former county clerks Senator Chris Jacobs (R,C,I-60thSenate District), and Senator Patty Ritchie (R,C,I-Heuvelton) today joined with Saratoga County Clerk Craig Hayner, Rensselaer County Clerk Frank Merola, Erie County Clerk Michael Kearns, and Saratoga County Sheriff Michael Zurlo to call for passage of legislation, the “County Clerks Protection Act” to help stop those here illegally from obtaining driver’s licenses. 

Senator Jim Tedisco (R,C,I,REF-Glenville) today joined his Senate Republican Colleagues to urge the legislature to pass his legislation to enhance the voices of crime victims in parole hearings and to keep our communities safe and ensure dangerous offenders stay locked-up. 

Senator Jim Tedisco (R,C,I,REF-Glenville) legislation, “Brendan’s Lemon-Aid Law,” to help keep child-run lemonade stands open in New York State, today cleared its first legislative hurdle by passing in the Majority-controlled Senate Health Committee. 

May 3rd: Climate & Community Protection Act (CCPA) Event at the Rye Nature Center

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Join State Senators Shelley Mayer & Todd Kaminsky (Prime Sponsor of CCPA) for a panel discussion of the Climate & Community Protection Act (CCPA). 

Friday, May 3rd - 3:30 PM - 5:30 PM

In the face of federal inaction on climate change, learn about personal efforts to tackle the problem in New York. 


Game Accessibility Means Equality! JOIN US FOR AN INTERACTIVE EVENING OF VIDEO GAMES AND TECHNOLOGY! New technological advancements allow people with disabilities to play video games just like anyone else. Come by for hands-on demos of the technology and meet the accessibility experts making dreams come true for people with disabilities who just want to have fun! Registration is Required. Please call 518-455-2788.

In partnership with Senator Gustavo Rivera, Chair of the Committee on Health
With panelists Dr. Donald Moore, MD, MPH, Physicians for a National Health Program & Velda Jeffrey, Lead Organizer, 1199 SEIU

Thursday, May 2, 2019
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM (Doors open at 6 PM)
1170 Pennsylvania Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11239

- What is the New York Health Act?
- Will it decrease the cost of individual health coverage?
- Who will qualify for coverage?
- What about pre-existing conditions?

G.A.M.E Day in Senate District 19

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Senator Roxanne J. Persaud, in Partnership with the AbleGamers Foundation, presents G.A.M.E Day in Senate District 19. Thursday, May 16th, 2019 • 4pm-6pm @ Brookdale University Hospital Cafeteria, One Brookdale Plaza | Brooklyn, NY 11212.

Senate District 19 Family Fun Day

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Senator Persaud's annual Family Fun Day will occur at Canarsie Park on Thursday, Aug. 15 from 12 to 6 p.m. this year. Enjoy games, giveaways, activities, refreshments, resources and more for FREE!