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Skelos: GOP Will Not Compromise On Abortion

Newsday | Yancey Roy | Posted 04.01.2013 | New York

ALBANY -- Sen. Dean Skelos says Republicans won't go along with a Cuomo administration proposal to expand abortion rights -- signaling that the GOP wo...

New York Senate Votes To Legalize Mixed Martial Arts

Yahoo! News | MICHAEL VIRTANEN | Posted 07.24.2011 | New York

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The New York Senate voted again Monday to legalize professional mixed martial arts, though its prospects remain uncertain in the...

New York Senate: 2010 Election BREAKING News

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Follow the latest news and discussion about the 2010 New York Senate race below. Email if you know someone who shou...

Senate Votes To EXPEL Hiram Monserrate

AP | MICHAEL VIRTANEN | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

ALBANY, N.Y — The New York Senate voted Tuesday night to expel a senator convicted of a misdemeanor charge of assaulting his girlfriend, a resol...

The New York Senate Race and Gay Conversion Therapy

Hilary Rosen | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Hilary Rosen

I am all for conversion therapy. When a politician like Harold Ford says, "I've evolved and am now in favor of full equality for LGBT Americans," a little bell rings and an angel in heaven gets her wings.

Can't Anyone Here Play This Game?

Avery Corman | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Avery Corman

My God, these people represent us, these people are responsible for all those decisions, and all that money, and these people are morons.

Richard Ravitch Blocked As Paterson's Lt. Governor By Judge

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

MINEOLA, N.Y. (AP) -- A judge has issued a restraining order blocking Richard Ravitch from serving as New York Gov. David Paterson's lieutenant gover...

Bloomberg: Police Should Drag NY Senators Back to Work

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK (AP) -- - Mayor Michael Bloomberg says the governor should dispatch state troopers to haul state lawmakers back into session. He wants them ...

Bloomberg Orders New York Hiring Freeze

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

(AP) -- Mayor Michael Bloomberg ordered an immediate citywide hiring freeze on Monday to help bridge financial gaps he said are caused by the gridlock...

New York Senate Special Session Called By Paterson

NY Times | DANNY HAKIM and JEREMY W. PETERS | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

After two weeks of having no direct impact on the State Senate stalemate, Gov. David A. Paterson said on Sunday he would call the Senate to a special ...

New York Legislature May Doom Pro-Tenant Rent Law Changes

NY Times | NICHOLAS CONFESSORE | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

State Senator Pedro Espada, Jr. handed a significant victory to New York Republicans when he abandoned the Democratic caucus last Monday and threw the...