Carl Heastie

Lawmakers avoided major changes to the 2019 legislation, but added more bail-eligible offenses.
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Majority Leader Andrea Stewart-Cousins, Governor Andrew Cuomo, and Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie during the 2020 State of the State.
Thanks to the coronavirus, it’s not who’s in the room – it’s who’s in the Zoom.
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Andrea Stewart Cousins 2020
Facing the threat of coronavirus, Albany still faces hurdles in achieving a final deal in the next week.
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State senate Majority Leader Andrea Stewart-Cousins.
Activists, union leaders and fellow lawmakers are using carrots and sticks in pursuit of tax increases on the wealthy.
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State Sen. Julia Salazar speaks during a criminal justice rally at the state house.
A working group of state senators is under pressure to rethink criminal justice – again – or risk electoral defeat.
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Senate Majority Leader, Andrea Stewart-Cousins and Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie walk past the Senate Chamber in Albany, N.Y
The early days of the 2020 legislative session has featured limited coordination between the chambers.
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Cuomo says New York is a progressive leader, but it is often behind the curve.
Cuomo claims New York's a progressive powerhouse. It's just the mild one.
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Former state Sen. Jeff Klein was accused of sexual harassment two years ago.
Why investigate a possible allegation against the governor and state Assembly Speaker when you can harrass an alleged rape victim?
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Commissioners on the Public Campaign Financing Commission come from varied backgrounds and political patrons.
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Voting
It could boost turnout, but hurt congressional and state legislative challengers.
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