The renewal of mayoral control of schools depends on Republican members of the State Senate.
"I think that's absolutely necessary," Minority Leader Dean Skelos said.
Bill Thompson recommends New York City's pension fund adopt Andrew Cuomo's code of conduct.
Eliot Spitzer called Inspector General Joseph Fisch a "little Pac-man" and had disparaging words for David Paterson's administration.
Lawmakers agreed they will pass a government consolidation plan pushed by Andrew Cuomo. They agreed on little else when it comes to reducing property taxes.
State Senator Jeff Klein is floating a revised soda tax to fund his own property-tax relief circuit breaker.
The Times asserts there is minimal organized opposition to same-sex marriage.
Scott Stringer will not run against Kirsten Gillibrand.
On the day of his re-election announcement, Nassau County Executive Tom Suozzi's opponent Edward Mangano blasted Suozzi's tax policies.
Bill Cunningham faces an ethical dilemma in his new post at North Shore / LIJ Hospital.
After a second revision, Representative Eric Massa voted for a housing bill.
And below, State Senator Jeff Klein talks about his circuit breaker bill: