Public Hearing on the Proposed Farmworkers Fair Labor Practices Act at SUNY Sullivan

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Joint – Senate Standing Committee on Agriculture
Chair: Senator Jen Metzger
and Senate Standing Committee on Labor
 Senator Jessica Ramos
Public Hearing: To hear public testimony on the proposed Farmworkers Fair Labor Act
Place: Seelig Theatre, SUNY Sullivan, 112 College Road, Loch Sheldrake, New York
Time: 1:00 P.M. – 5:00 P.M.

The College Resource Fair in East Brooklyn

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Senator Roxanne J. Persaud's annual College Resource Fair, co-hosted by the Department of Education, Senator Julia Salazar, Assemblymember Charles Barron and Cypress Hills Development Corporation, occurs on Saturday, May 18 at the Thomas Jefferson Educational Campus at 400 Pennsylvania Ave. from 12 to 3 p.m.

APRIL 2, 2019



Senator Montgomery's "Deed Theft Bill" (S1688/A5615 - Weinstein) passed the Senate and now awaits the Governor's signature. This legislation would strengthen and expand upon the Home Equity Theft Act of 2006 ("HETPA") by providing greater protections for owners of homes that are either in default or in foreclosure. It also strengthens laws regulating distressed property "consultants" who provide services to prevent property loss. 

Senator Jim Tedisco (R,C,I-REF-Glenville), Assemblyman Robert Smullen and Assemblyman Brian Miller today welcomed Cornell Cooperative Extension 4-H Program high school students from Poland, Dolgeville, and Old Forge to the state Capitol.

"The 4-H Program is a tremendous program that offers young people hands-on learning opportunities that help them grow into caring, contributing and responsible members of society. It was a pleasure to join my colleagues and meet with some great young people who will be the future leaders of tomorrow," said Senator Tedisco.


As the April 1ststate budget deadline approaches, Senator Jim Tedisco (R,C,I,REF-Glenville) today is calling on State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli for clarification on when the budget would be certified as “on-time” from a fiscal standpoint.

Senator Jim Tedisco (R,C,I,REF-Glenville) today welcomed to the New York State Capitol the Northville Central School District Falcon Chorus and Band as part of Music in Our Schools Month in Albany. Tedisco presented the Northville Falcon Chorus and Band with New York State Senate citations to honor their performance. 

"There were no sour notes at the Capitol today as visitors were treated to the sweet sounds of the Northville Central School District Falcon Chorus and Band who graced us with a wonderful musical performance," said Senator Jim Tedisco."

Senate District 19 Free Rain Barrel Giveaway

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New York State Senator Roxanne J. Persaud and the New York City Department of
Environmental Protection are giving away FREE rain barrels to the residents of Senate District 19! Rain barrels help save money on water bills, conserve water (a vital natural resource) and protect waterways from sewage runoff pollution.

(R,C,I,REF-Halfmoon), Senator George Amedore (R,C,I,REF-Rotterdam) and their Senate Colleagues to "Rock the Socks" for Down Syndrome Awareness.  

This issue has a special place in Senator Tedisco's heart as his late brother, Joey Tedisco, had Down Syndrome.

Senator Jim Tedisco (R,C,I,REF-Glenville) today is calling on the state Senate to bring public safety legislation he is sponsoring to the Floor of the Senate, the “School Bus Camera Safety Act” to protect children when they are boarding or departing a stopped school bus.

According to Operation Safe Stop, it’s estimated that every day, over 50,000 motor vehicles illegally pass a stopped school bus in New York State.