New York State Senate

People celebrate the legalization of same-sex marriage in New York outside of Stonewall Inn in Manhattan, where the gay rights movement is considered to have started in 1969.
The threats. The fights. The sacrifices. The behind-the-scenes story of the landmark 2011 law.
News & Politics
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New York Senate Majority Leader Andrea Stewart-Cousins, Sen. Liz Krueger and Sen. Michael Gianaris listen as Senate members speak in favor of legislation to change state legal standards on sexual harassment in Albany.
Recreational marijuana may have flickered out, but it was the exception.
News & Politics
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An ornate clock hanging in Albany's State Capitol building.
State lawmakers can reconvene whenever their legislative leaders demand.
News & Politics
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Cuomo and Skoufis
The Senate investigations chairman wants to play hardball against the governor.
Personality
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Old NYC apartment building
Attention now turns to Cuomo days before state rent laws expire.
Policy
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Andrew Cuomo makes a statement on SALT Taxes
The governor could leverage state capital funding in negotiations with lawmakers.
News & Politics
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The state Legislature is finalizing a legislative package on state contracting for minority and women-owned businesses.
Policy
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Tenant advocates in Albany make a last-ditch effort to pass rent regulation reforms.
The policy debate raging between landlords and tenant advocates.
Policy
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Email Ramos of High Mi Madre Co-Operative urges legislators to pass recreational marijuana legislation during a news conference at the state Capitol.
Claims range from mostly unproven to wholly unfounded.
Opinion
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The New York State Senate.
Everything you need to know, as the session's end grows nearer.
News & Politics
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