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  • Lawmakers back district-merger bill; details sketchy

     
    Here's a fuller account of that special-district agreement flagged earlier, from Newsday's Sandra Peddie: Efforts to consolidate local governments picked up momentum Tuesday as state legislative leaders announced they were introducing a bill to simplify...
  • Albany coup! A 32-30 vote goes GOP's way

     
    Nearly a year after Sen. Dean Skelos of Rockville Centre took over the GOP majority -- only to lose it at the polls -- Republicans may have reversed their loss, at least for the moment, and re-taken the upper house,......
  • Indicted Democrat Corbin gets some GOP love

     
    Nassau Democrat Roger Corbin got a show of moral support from a Republican legislator Monday, just hours before his fellow Democrats were to decide whether to nominate him for another term while he awaits trial on federal tax charges.......
  • If you need a scorecard.....

     
    If you're still reeling from the barrage of changes in the State Senate, the AP offers this helpful guide to who's who -- at the moment, anyway -- and who'll be doing what:......
  • What in the world is Al Sharpton doing?

     
    What the heck was the Rev. Al Sharpton doing in Queens on Wednesday? He chose to take a stand on the mess in Albany by holding a press conference in the district of one of the renegade state Senators, Hiram......
  • Capitol coup winners: LI's clout, NYC defectors, Indies

     
    Many movers and shakers on Long Island will say that the restoration of GOP conference power in the state Senate, headed by Dean Skelos (R-Rockville Centre), will bolster the clout of the counties and help LI's share of the......
  • The coup: Don't worry, be happy, for Pro Tem

     
    Standing before news cameras in Albany the other night, Sen. Pedro Espada Jr. (D-Bronx) recalled that his 30 Republican colleagues had asked "many times" in recent months: "Are there some brave citizens and senators on the other side of......
  • LI's state Senators: 2 of 9 backed 'initiative' bill

     
    After two hours of debate, the State Senate adopted a local-government consolidation bill pushed by Attorney General Andrew Cuomo. The vote was 46 to 16. Democrats shot down Republican attempts to exempt fire districts and library districts. Sources...
  • Senate split: GOP wins ruling; Democrats appeal

     
    Justice McNamara, after repeated delays to allow the pols to settle the war among themselves, has thrown out the Democrats' lawsuit. That is, he voided their court action seeking to overturn last week's power play installing Sen. Dean Skelos (R-Rockville....
  • Senate split: Long Island lawmakers' clash

     
    From opposite sides of the aisle, within the Long Island delegation: Sen. Dean Skelos (R-Rockville Centre), for now back in the saddle as majority leader, has on his to-do list for the Senate session a bill from Sen. Charles......
  • Senate split: Deadlock Dean did that district deed

     
    Call him Deadlock Dean, since he helped to take us to this point. Long before the savvy and influential Rockville Centre senator and lawyer engineered last week's surprise parliamentary coup, he happened to make an unprecedented 31-31 standoff possible......
  • Senate coup: GOP boss out of the loop?

     
    Last week???s stunning Republican move to take back control of the state Senate, engineered by Long Island???s own Sen. Dean Skelos, took place without the knowledge or participation of Joseph Mondello, the state and Nassau GOP chairman, according to........