Carl Heastie

Assemblyman Marcos Crespo at Somos.
PhRMA is a major donor in Albany and Washington.
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The Million Dollar staircase in Albanys capitol
A primer on the state’s latest legislative pay commission.
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Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie Somos 2018
With a new commission set to meet, some say limits on outside income a likely condition.
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Andrea Stewart Cousins Somos
Strengthening rent regulations for tenants is atop the party’s to-do list.
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New York City Public Advocate Letitia James votes in the race for attorney general.
Experts predicted a tight election. It wasn't even close.
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Mayor Bill de Blasio announces his plan to revise the admissions process for New York City's specialized high schools.
Will de Blasio’s plan to eliminate the entrance exam make education fairer for minorities?
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Angry teacher
The state teachers union is targeting the lawmakers who failed them during session.
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New York Senate
The Capitol produced few other surprises, but plenty of frozen desserts.
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New York Governor Andrew Cuomo and Senate Majority Leader John Flanagan.
The session will end without resolution for many hot topics.
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State Sen. John DeFrancisco arguing on the floor of the New York Senate.
As session winds down some small measures squeak through.
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