New York State Senate

New York State Senate Deputy Majority Leader Michael Gianaris (right) and NYS Senate Deputy Counsel Eric Katz walk to the Senate chamber after a rules meeting during session on June 10th.
The coronavirus pandemic has added a new variable to contentious races in the June 23 legislative primaries.
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Retiring State Senate Minority Leader John Flanagan.
#MAGA politics are on the rise as upstaters take control of the minority conference.
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New York State Senate Majority Leader Andrea Stewart-Cousins in January of this year.
Recent protests have helped the state Legislature reassert its power against the governor.
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Former IDC-er and current lobbyist Jeff Klein.
Most of the controversial state senators lost reelection bids in 2018.
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Deputy Majority Leader Senator Michael Gianaris speaks to Senate Minority Leader John J. Flanagan while practicing social distancing in March of this year.
At least one chamber in the state Legislature is looking to get back to the lawmaking.
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Lt. Gov. Kathy Hochul, New York City Public Advocate Jumaane Williams, Assemblywoman Nicole Malliotakis and Rep. Adriano Espaillat.
How to say “Oxiris,” “Gjonaj,” “Constantinides” and more
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Senate Majority Leader Andrea Stewart Cousins meeting remotely with the Senate Democratic Caucus on March 29, 2020.
Waiting on federal aid could limit state lawmakers’ sway on budget.
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New York legislators are proposing a variety of COVID-19 related bills.
Legislators across the state are proposing COVID-19 related bills.
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State Budget Director Robert Mujica 2020
New York would slash health care and education – unless the federal government comes through.
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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.
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