Grisanti most productive senator from Western New York during 2013 legislative sessionby jmaloni
Buffalo legislator had 20 bills pass both houses of New York State Legislature, most of any delegation member
An independent report from the New York Public Interest Research Group shows State Sen. Mark Grisanti, R-I-60, was one of the Empire State's busiest and most effective lawmakers. The recently released study of legislation that passed this session in both the New York State Senate and State Assembly showed Grisanti had 20 bills pass both houses - more then any local member of the Assembly and Senate.
"Every day I am fighting for the best interests of Western New Yorkers, and the numbers from this report show just that," Grisanti said.
Grisanti, who was first elected to office in 2010 and is currently serving his second term, sponsored a total of 156 bills. He sponsored 42 bills that passed in the Senate and had 20 bills pass both houses, ranking him eighth out of the 63 members of the Senate. In addition, Grisanti had perfect attendance in 2013 and has never missed a vote in his three legislative sessions.
"We had a very busy year in Albany, and I was pleased with the continued progress we made on a number of important pieces of legislation," he said. "There is still more work that needs to be done, and I look forward to continuing to serve my constituents by maximizing my efficiency with regards to passing new laws by working hard both in Albany and back home in Buffalo."
The New York Public Interest Research Group is a statewide, student-directed, non-partisan political organization that has been in operation since 1973.
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