Andrea Stewart-Cousins

New York senate Independent Democratic Conference leader Jeff Klein in 2016
Former state Sen. Jeff Klein is just the most recent accused New York pol to get a lobbying job. Some say that’s wrong.
Senate Deputy Minority Leader Joseph Griffo talks with Senate Minority Leader John Flanagan in the Senate Chamber at the state Capitol.
Upstate Republican Joseph Griffo discusses his stint as acting GOP Senate leader.
From Edward A. Johnson and Adam Clayton Powell Jr. to Andrea Stewart-Cousins and Letitia James.
Voters waited in long lines to cast their vote.
Democratic lawmakers say newly-passed laws are just the beginning.
Lt. Gov. Kathy Hochul hands the Senate gavel to new Senate Majority Leader Andrea Stewart-Cousins.
Rounding up the week’s political news.
Julia Salazar state Senate
Senate Democrats elevated all five subcommittees to full-fledged committees.
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Andrea Stewart-Cousins
A sense of optimism prevailed, but fault-lines also emerged on the first day of one-party rule.
Alessandra Biaggi
The freshman will chair the moribund committee and actually hold hearings.
New York State Senator Michael Gianaris in the Senate Chamber.
The deputy majority leader wants to show that the party can get things done.