September 20, 2012For Immediate ReleaseContact: Marcus Povinelli (NextGenLNY): (631) 627-1401/(518) 588-5478, Marcus@NextGenLNY.com
Matt Ossenfort (Amedore): (518) 620-6309
Senator Zeldin’s NextGenLNY
PAC Announces First Endorsement~~George Amedore for New York State Senate~~
State Senator Lee M. Zeldin
(R, C, I- Shirley) announced the first endorsement today from his State-Local Leadership Political Action Committee (PAC);
Next Generation Leadership NY
today endorsed current
New York State Assemblyman George Amedore
(R, C, I-Rotterdam) for New York State Senate in the 46
Assemblyman Amedore’s biography is
attached below. The 46
Senate District includes parts of Albany, Schenectady and Ulster Counties, and all of Greene andMontgomery Counties.
George Amedore has been an effective pro-business State Assemblyman who willcontinue his record of cutting taxes, eliminating wasteful spending and creating jobs when he becomes a
State Senator,” said Senator Zeldin.
proud to endorse Assemblyman Amedore and Iknow that he will be an outstanding addition to the New York State Senate.
NY PAC will support candidates committed to improving the business climate of New York. The cost to do business in our
state needs to be reduced,” continued
Senator Zeldin. “The best way
forward is through hard work to create more jobs.
Assemblyman Amedore’s experience in private business
and his record in the State Assembly prove that he is the best candidate to represent the 46
mission is to elect free market, fiscally conservative candidates, including challengers and incumbents, to state and local positions throughout New York. The PAC will be providing financial, social media and volunteer support to endorsed candidates.-30-Since taking office in January 2011, Senator Zeldin, an outspoken voice for protecting taxpayers, has spenthis freshman term in Albany keeping his commitments. He spearheaded the successful effort to start therepeal of the MTA Payroll Tax, secured a 3 year moratorium on the saltwater fishing license fee, and wrotethe law that protects our fallen veterans and their families from protests at military funerals. In the 2012-2013 State Budget, Senator Zeldin secured funding for the PFC Joseph Dwyer Program, a statewideinitiative to help our returning veterans cope with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and Traumatic
Brain Injury (TBI). Towards the end of the 2012 legislative session, Senator Zeldin’s bill to provide New York’s craft breweries with a tax
credit and label fee exemption was passed by the Legislature and signedinto law by Governor Cuomo.