LoHud: Four-legged lobbyists have their day in Albany

June 1 - A number of unusual lobbyists of the four-legged variety made their way through to lawmaker’s offices today, all in an effort to push a set of bills aimed at strengthening New York’s animal cruelty laws. The advocacy effort was organized by Sen. Greg Ball, R-Carmel, Putnam County, and Republican Assemblyman James Tedisco, of Schenectady. Several advocates and lawmakers brought their pets along, including Ball’s Labrador, Hannah (who was featured prominently in one of the senator’s campaign ads last year.)

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About Greg Ball

Assemblyman Greg Ball (R, C, I – Patterson) is the Senator for New York State's 40th district. A former Vice President of Exceed International Development Corporation, Ball holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science from the United States Air Force Academy, is currently completing his Masters Thesis of Liberal Studies in International Affairs at Georgetown University, and received an honorable discharge in 2005 at the rank of Captain after service as an active duty officer in the United States Air Force. View all posts by Greg Ball →

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