Tuesday, January 14, 2014
After Bronx Assemblyman Eric Stevenson was convicted on bribery charges Monday, his seat became the 11th vacancy at the New York State legislature.
Wednesday, May 01, 2013
By Karen DeWitt : NYS Public Radio/WXXI
A key component of Governor Cuomo's 20-13 agenda appears in jeopardy. The governor said Wednesday he does not have enough votes in the state senate to bring an abortion bill he has championed to the floor.
Tuesday, January 04, 2011
Tuesday, November 02, 2010
The New York State Senate, like the rest of our nation's government, may look very different tomorrow. But just what does it look like now? Here's a snapshot of the current Senate composition, including those expected to claim, retain, or steal a seat, and which races are still too close to call.
Monday, July 26, 2010
Former Mayor Ed Koch is pressing his case against Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver and Senate Conference Leader John Sampson -- two Democratic legislative leaders who are among the handful of lawmakers to not sign Koch’s reform pledge.
On Fred Dicker’s show this morning, Koch recalled his conversation with Silver about non-partisan redistricting.
Koch: “He said let's dialogue. I haven’t heard from him since.”
Koch went on to warn that Senate Democrats are "going down to a defeat," in no small part because many of them have not signed onto his pledge.