Jim Tedisco http://wamc.org en Lawmakers Vs. "Knockout Game" http://wamc.org/post/lawmakers-vs-knockout-game <p></p><p>Two New York State legislators are double-teaming "The Knockout Game" with a law designed to inflict severe penalties on those who elect to play.</p> Mon, 25 Nov 2013 17:18:59 +0000 Dave Lucas 78535 at http://wamc.org Lawmakers Vs. "Knockout Game" Tedisco: Give Voters Recall Power http://wamc.org/post/tedisco-give-voters-recall-power <p></p><p>Republicans in the New York state Assembly have a plan they say will help to root out the corruption scandals that have tainted the state legislature in recent weeks. They are calling for a constitutional amendment to allow recall elections in New York for all statewide elected officials, and members of the state legislature. Assembly Republican Jim Tedisco from the Capital Region joined in the announcement Wednesday morning.</p><p>For a constitutional amendment to become law, it must pass the legislature in two consecutive sessions , and be approved by the voters.</p> Wed, 24 Apr 2013 16:32:10 +0000 Brian Shields 63007 at http://wamc.org Tedisco: Give Voters Recall Power New York State Assemblyman Jim Tedisco - "Charlotte’s Law" http://wamc.org/post/new-york-state-assemblyman-jim-tedisco-charlotte-s-law <p>Recently a woman was arrested in Ballston Spa in Saratoga County for driving while intoxicated, and even though this was the seventh time she was charged with D.W.I. , she still had a valid driver&rsquo;s license. That would not be allowed under a bill from Republican Assemblyman James Tedisco of Schenectady and Saratoga counties who says repeat drunken and dangerous drivers should have their licenses taken away. He spoke with WAMC&rsquo;s Brian Shields.</p> Wed, 27 Jun 2012 16:30:00 +0000 Brian Shields 41965 at http://wamc.org