George Amedore

“First and foremost, this is a public-safety issue,” said Senator George Amedore at the press conference. “It’s also a quality of life issue.”

Friday was a busy day in Berne as two public works projects brought officials to the Helderberg Hilltown — one project was completed and another is about to begin.

Senator George Amedore, 46th Senate District

The law passed both houses without any opposing votes. It was a minor adjustment to the social services law that deals with access to private records during an investigation of a missing child.

In conjunction with National Lymphedema Awareness Day, Senator George Amedore read a resolution passed by the Senate the day before it was visited by Emma Detlefsen, a 6-year-old from Berne who has helped to raise funds to research the disease that she has.

“This is your victory,” George Amedore told the crowd of several hundred Republicans who cheered his defeat of Democratic Senator Cecilia Tkaczyk to represent the 46th District.

The Rotterdam developer, George Amedore, and the Duanesburg sheep farmer, Cecilia Tkaczyk,  will square off again, but this time Tkaczyk has a two-year Senate record to run on.

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