Same-sex marriage advocates, who have been coordinating their efforts with Democratic Governor Andrew Cuomo, announced they’re bringing their Republican counterparts into the fold.
“We are thrilled to have Log Cabin Republicans join the coalition” said Brian Ellner of the Human Rights Campaign.
What impact they will have on Republicans–many of whom voted Read More
ALBANY—The Senate Republicans are coming into some money.
Sources in the chamber say that about $6 million of increased allotments to members would be going out, in connection with what a spokesman called the "significant reforms" adopted last month in the throes of a 31-day stalemate.
On Thursday, Minority Leader Dean Read More
The representative for Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver on the Public Authorities Control Board never showed at today’s emergency meeting. Without him (or her–we’re searching for a name here, and Senate spokesman Mark Hansen told us, “We’re not sure who he was planning on not sending to the meeting” ), there was no quorum and no Read More
The application by a top Pataki contributor for state financing of two low-income apartment buildings is still in limbo, having failed to receive final approval for the third time in a row.
The application, from Peter Fine’s Atlantic Development Group, was tabled at two previous meetings of the Public Authorities Control Board. At a Read More