ALBANY, N.Y. – Monday is
Earth Day, and that has a local assemblyman renewing his push to have the state
legislature go paperless.
Republican Jim Tedisco is
hoping to get a bill passed that would make all future bills be sent digitally
to lawmakers instead of relying on paper copies.
He says it will save millions
of taxpayer dollars and reduce waste.
If this sounds familiar, Tedisco
co-sponsored a similar bill back in 2011. It passed the assembly, but didn't go
A new version is currently
in the senate judiciary committee, but no action, so far, in the assembly.