Jim Tedisco

New York News
4:16 pm
Wed November 5, 2014

Proposition 2: NY Ok's iPads For Lawmakers

Jim Tedisco, Kindle in one hand, kindling in the other...
Credit WAMC photo by Dave Lucas

Tuesday's election was a turning point for Republicans. They took sole control of both the U.S. Senate and the New York state Senate, as GOP candidates picked up enough wins become majority forces.

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New York News
12:30 pm
Tue October 28, 2014

Senate And Assembly Candidates Spar Over Women's Equality Act

Madelyn Thorne and Sen. Hugh Farley
Credit Lucas Willard / WAMC

The candidates for New York’s 49th Senate and 112th Assembly districts debated in Saratoga County last night. The two Democrats vying for the seats long held by Republican incumbents both focused their messages on the women’s equality agenda.

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New York News
12:18 pm
Mon November 25, 2013

Lawmakers Vs. "Knockout Game"

Assemblyman Jim Tedisco
Credit (WAMC Photo by Dave Lucas)

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.

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Politics
12:32 pm
Wed April 24, 2013

Tedisco: Give Voters Recall Power

Assemblyman Jim Tedisco
Credit (WAMC Photo by Dave Lucas)

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.

For a constitutional amendment to become law, it must pass the legislature in two consecutive sessions , and be approved by the voters.

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New York News
12:30 pm
Wed June 27, 2012

New York State Assemblyman Jim Tedisco - "Charlotte’s Law"

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’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’s Brian Shields.