New York State Senate

The Brian Lehrer Show

Anthony Shorris; Reasons to Love NY; NYS Senate

Monday, December 16, 2013

Anthony Shorris, who has been named as first deputy mayor for Bill de Blasio, discusses the mayor-elect’s transition process and priorities for the new administration. Plus: Molly Ball of The Atlantic talks about the latest news out of Washington; Jeff Klein of the New York State Senate talks about legislative priorities; and Reasons to Love New York, from New York magazine.


Long Before His Arrest, Smith's History Held Clues

Wednesday, April 03, 2013

Two forces have swirled around Queens State Senator Malcolm Smith throughout his career: power and scandal. And they appeared long before his arrest for allegedly trying to bribe his way into this year's mayoral race


The Empire

Queens Councilman Eric Ulrich to Run for State Senate

Tuesday, April 24, 2012

Freshman City Councilman Eric Ulrich announced his bid for State Senate on Tuesday. Ulrich will run in the new 15th Senate District, which extends from the western most tip of the Rockaway peninsula up through the Woodhaven neighborhood, and is currently occupied by Democratic State Senator Joseph Addabbo, Jr.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Meet the Candidates: New York State Senate, 33rd District

Friday, September 03, 2010

Pedro Espada Jr., Democratic New York State Senator for the 33rd district, and his opponents, Gustavo Rivera and Daniel Padernacht discuss the campaign. 

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Breaking Down the 31st State Senate Race

Friday, August 20, 2010

Edward-Isaac Dovere, editor of City Hall, a monthly publication focused on New York politics and policy, discusses the many different candidates running for State Senate in the 31st district.

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Former Senator Bruno Will Serve Two Years

Thursday, May 06, 2010

Former New York State Senate Majority Leader Joseph Bruno has been sentenced to two years in prison.