The email received by state legislators was sent from more than one email address, said Adam Kramer, spokesman for Tedisco, but the text appeared to be the same.
The sender claimed to be a state worker and said he thought of pulling out a gun and killing his co-workers, but said it wouldn't provide him with "enough satisfaction." In the email he also calls himself a terrorist.
"Understand with whom you are dealing. I am not crazy. I am a terrorist," read the email. "You'll have to kill us to stop us."
Later in the email, the sender said possibly attacking a school bus would send the public in an uproar with the goal to create anarchy. Earlier in the message the sender said "my group" would try to provoke other fringe individuals to its crusade.
The message ends: "Give me a chance to pull a Gabby Giffords."
Tedisco said he isn't treating this email as a joke.
"I think it was probably one of the most negative and terror-related type of response I have ever gotten," said Tedisco. "I was surprised to see that level, and if it was supposed to be a practical joke, it is an act of terrorism. It threatens our interchange of ideas."
Police Lt. Glenn Miner said on Monday, April 11, the investigation continues into the threatening emails.
"No due developments at this point and time that we can discuss," said Miner. "We usually can't get into any details about it cause it could obviously jeopardize the investigation.""