Deputy Majority Leader Senator Michael Gianaris oversees the Senate Chamber floor during multiple voting bills brought before the Senate.
Emphasizing unity, but also willingness to revise, Democrats passed automatic voter registration and adjusted early voting implementation.
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Governor Cuomo delivered his tenth State of the State Wednesday.
Read between the lines: No new taxes.
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In 2020 Cuomo will have to hammer out a deal with increasingly assertive Democratic majorities in the state Senate and Assembly.
A budget deficit and political setbacks bring new opportunities for the three-term governor.
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New York Democratic leaders have signalled that they are willing to consider changes in the new bail reform bill.
Activists and lawmakers are looking for quick action on these six issues.
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Gov. Andrew Cuomo had already unveiled more than 30 policy proposals for 2020.
The governor unveiled more than 30 ideas before he even took the state on Jan. 8.
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The upstate assemblyman is garnering GOP support in the wake of Kolb’s resignation.
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Assemblyman Minority Leader Brian Kolb speaks in news conference at the Capitol, 2016
His resignation came three days after a Dec. 31 arrest for alleged drunk driving.
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State Sen. George Amedore announced he would not seek re-election.
Up to 10 GOP incumbents won’t be running for reelection.
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New York Assembly Minority Leader Brian Kolb.
The assembly minority leader’s arrest came at the worst time for Republicans.
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Rep. Elise Stefanik questioning former White House national security aide Fiona Hill and David Holmes, a U.S. diplomat in Ukraine, as they testify before the House Intelligence Committee on Nov. 21, during the House's public impeachment hearings regarding
Some elected officials stack up better than others among their peers.
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