Ken Lovett

The Brian Lehrer Show

Boosting the Economy, One Yacht Sale at a Time?

Wednesday, April 01, 2015

Lest New Yorkers purchase and dock their boats in Florida, the New York state budget now provides a tax break on boats over $230,000. Hear a breakdown of the ideas behind this.

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One Week Out: What's On Albany's Agenda?

Monday, June 13, 2011

[Gay marriage is] clearly not going to pass without Republican assistance because there are only 30 Democrats, one of whom will never in a million years vote for gay marriage, and that's Ruben Diaz. There's going to be a Republican deciding vote no matter how you slice it.

Liz Benjamin, host of Capital Tonight, on The Brian Lehrer Show.

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Monserrate Rejoins the Democrats

Monday, June 15, 2009

In Albany, it's still unclear who's in control. Lawmakers continue to await a court decision on whether last week's Republican takeover of the Senate chamber was legal. Today, Queens Senator Hiram Monserrate switched his allegiance back to fellow Democrats, making an even 31 to 31 vote split in the chamber.