New York State Assembly

State Budget Director Robert Mujica 2020
New York would slash health care and education – unless the federal government comes through.
A scattering of state Senators on the Senate floor March 29th.
The state Legislature appears unlikely to follow the New York City Council in voting-by-Zoom.
Senate Majority Leader Andrea Stewart-Cousins speaks to the press following session on March 18th.
Although the legislative session is in limbo, here’s what state lawmakers want to address.
The state Senate met with a limited number of Senators on March 18th.
Lawmakers in Albany have authorized remote voting, but the Legislature has yet to really take advantage of the practice.
Senate Majority Leader Andrea Stewart-Cousins held a Zoom conference with the Senate Democrats as the state budget moves forward.
Even before the coronavirus, Stewart-Cousins and Heastie were losing ground to the governor.
dermot shea bill de blasio
The measure, which would let judges assess dangerousness, faces opposition in the Assembly.
Andrea Stewart Cousins 2020
Facing the threat of coronavirus, Albany still faces hurdles in achieving a final deal in the next week.
New York State Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie and Governor Andrew Cuomo
Fair or not, the political winds are blowing in favor of changing the recently implemented criminal justice reforms.
Assemblywoman Latrice Walker of Brooklyn speaks at a Feb. 12 rally in the state Capitol where lawmakers and activists criticized a proposal by Senate Democrats to change recently-enacted criminal justice reforms.
Competing incentives for the different Democratic conferences.
Lawmakers are looking into transforming New York's prostitution laws.
New York lawmakers are reevaluating the labor of lust.
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