Carl Heastie

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Who’s up and who’s down this week?
Lawmakers avoided major changes to the 2019 legislation, but added more bail-eligible offenses.
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.
Andrea Stewart Cousins 2020
Facing the threat of coronavirus, Albany still faces hurdles in achieving a final deal in the next week.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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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