Sen. Luis R. Sepulveda (center) celebrates after the Green Light Bill granting was passed by the state Senate.
State lawmakers passed a backlog of high-profile bills this year.
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Monica Martinez.
Despite the Democrats’ large majority, they need to keep moderates happy and aisle-crossing still happens.
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Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand during the second Democratic presidential debate.
The senator highlighted her support for women’s rights in NBC’s Democratic presidential primary debate.
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Demonstrators gathered at the Supreme Court as justices finish the term with key decisions on gerrymandering and a census case involving an attempt by the Trump administration to ask everyone about their citizenship status in the 2020 census, on Capitol H
The New York Immigration Coalition’s Steve Choi says “the clock is ticking” on citizenship question.
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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.
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Gov. Andrew Cuomo.
Suddenly, the governor just doesn’t dominate Albany like he used to.
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An ornate clock hanging in Albany's State Capitol building.
State lawmakers can reconvene whenever their legislative leaders demand.
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Students protesting during the New York City march for action on climate change in March.
Six ways the Climate and Community Protection Act has changed during negotiations.
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Cuomo and Skoufis
The Senate investigations chairman wants to play hardball against the governor.
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Old NYC apartment building
Attention now turns to Cuomo days before state rent laws expire.
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