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Staff reporterState Sen. Pedro Espada, Jr. is joining forces with Sen. Eric Adams, and Sen. Ruth Hassell-Thompson to get get youngsters to raise their pants. They spoke outside the Bronx Police Athletic League, on Webster Ave., in the Bronx. Espanda unveiled a...
Tags: WPIX, Crown Heights
A New York Senate committee met Tuesday to decide whether a state senator convicted of assaulting his girlfriend should remain in office. The special committee adjourned into an executive session without announcing its decision on the fate of Sen....
New York City Council Speaker Christine Quinn broke down at the podium of a press conference Thursday morning when asked about the Senate's rejection of the same-sex marriage bill. "My father is 83-years-old. Kim's father is 83-years-old," Quinn said...
Senate Majority Conference Leader John Sampson didn't hold his feelings back Tuesday as he announced the formation of a special committee to investigate Sen. Hiram Monserrate. "We understand the magnitude of what happened here and we understand the...
Tags: WPIX, Trials, Assault, Toby Ann Stavisky, Hiram Monserrate
Spin CycleAs partners in the Democrats??? drive to take the state Senate, the state Working Families Party has endorsed on Long Island Democrats Brian Foley, Kristen McElroy and Sen. Craig Johnson. In the Assembly, the party included five Republicans among its........
Spin CycleSix State Senate Democrats plan on Friday to blast Gov. David A. Paterson???s proposed 4 percent cap on yearly increases in school property taxes minutes before a special session in Albany to vote on the matter. The senators -......
Spin CycleMissing from last week???s string of endorsements in State Senate races by Rochester billionaire Thomas Golisano were two prominent Long Islanders ??? Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos (R-Rockville Centre) and Sen. Owen Johnson (R-West Babylon). James T....
Spin CycleApparently, a deal is done with the Gang of Three, and Malcolm Smith issues a press release declaring himself Senate Majority Leader and Dems as the majority party for the first time in 43 years. The deal lets Carl Kruger......
Spin CycleMalcolm Smith announces his leadership team, and their stipends (led by his own $44,000). Not a single person from Long Island, or the suburbs -- every single one is from NYC, or upstate cities. Full list after the jump.......
Spin CycleOn Wednesday comes "Gideon Day" marking the US Supreme Court's 1963 decision in Gideon v. Wainwright, a landmark in the rights of the accused. Sen. Ruth Hassell-Thompson and Assemb. Darryl Towns are pushing to follow up on a past......
Spin CycleThere's been a glitch at the Capitol tied to the health of a single individual. James T. Madore reports that the Assembly voted on the first of nine budget bills at 3 PM, after a debate of one hour......
Spin CycleAnd there were even dueling gavels in the room. Here's the latest dispatch from Mr. Madore: ALBANY ??? Chaos reigned in the State Senate today as rival leaders interrupted each other and recognized dueling presiding officers. Republican leader Dean...
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