New York State Assembly

NYS Senator Brian Benjamin (l) speaks with NYS Senator Todd Kaminsky on July 21st.
Front-line workers have few safeguards when speaking out about unsafe conditions during the pandemic.
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NYS Senate Majority Leader Andrea Stewart-Cousins and NYS Senator Jamaal Bailey discuss legislation outside the NYS Senate chamber.
State budget talks remain on hold until the federal government acts on the next stimulus bill.
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New York State Assemblywoman Yuh-Line Niou.
A lower Manhattan Assembly primary highlights the party’s shifting middle ground.
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Andrew Cuomo coronavirus briefing June 18
Republicans are calling again for limits to Cuomo’s emergency powers.
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New York State Senate Deputy Majority Leader Michael Gianaris (right) and NYS Senate Deputy Counsel Eric Katz walk to the Senate chamber after a rules meeting during session on June 10th.
The coronavirus pandemic has added a new variable to contentious races in the June 23 legislative primaries.
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New York State Senate Majority Leader Andrea Stewart-Cousins in January of this year.
Recent protests have helped the state Legislature reassert its power against the governor.
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Deputy Majority Leader Senator Michael Gianaris speaks to Senate Minority Leader John J. Flanagan while practicing social distancing in March of this year.
At least one chamber in the state Legislature is looking to get back to the lawmaking.
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Lt. Gov. Kathy Hochul, New York City Public Advocate Jumaane Williams, Assemblywoman Nicole Malliotakis and Rep. Adriano Espaillat.
How to say “Oxiris,” “Gjonaj,” “Constantinides” and more
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Senate Majority Leader Andrea Stewart Cousins meeting remotely with the Senate Democratic Caucus on March 29, 2020.
Waiting on federal aid could limit state lawmakers’ sway on budget.
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New York legislators are proposing a variety of COVID-19 related bills.
Legislators across the state are proposing COVID-19 related bills.
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