Actual Senate Reform Is at Hand

ALBANY—A supermajority of state senators would be able to force any bill to a floor vote under one of the recommendations of a rules report being unveiled later this morning.
The report of the State Senate Temporary Committee on Rules Reform and Administration, a copy of which I reviewed quickly, calls for several changes to state government’s committee process—some of which were outlined by The Albany Project and the Daily News this morning—including a “petition to take off the table.”
There are two provisions which would make it easier for bill’s sponsor to prevent legislation from staying bottled up in a legislative committee.

Actual Senate Reform Is at Hand