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Staff reporterState Sen. Pedro Espada, Jr. is joining forces with Sen. Eric Adams, and Sen. Ruth Hassell-Thompson to get get youngsters to raise their pants. They spoke outside the Bronx Police Athletic League, on Webster Ave., in the Bronx. Espanda unveiled a...
Tags: Crown Heights, WPIX
Spin CycleAnd there were even dueling gavels in the room. Here's the latest dispatch from Mr. Madore: ALBANY ??? Chaos reigned in the State Senate today as rival leaders interrupted each other and recognized dueling presiding officers. Republican leader Dean...
Spin CycleDemocrats -- under pressure for boycotting the GOP Senate takeover for the past two weeks -- have returned to the Senate chamber within the last few minutes. About 18 members are present. It is seen as a maneuver to......
Spin CycleAs partners in the Democrats??? drive to take the state Senate, the state Working Families Party has endorsed on Long Island Democrats Brian Foley, Kristen McElroy and Sen. Craig Johnson. In the Assembly, the party included five Republicans among its........
Spin CycleSix State Senate Democrats plan on Friday to blast Gov. David A. Paterson???s proposed 4 percent cap on yearly increases in school property taxes minutes before a special session in Albany to vote on the matter. The senators -......
Spin CycleMissing from last week???s string of endorsements in State Senate races by Rochester billionaire Thomas Golisano were two prominent Long Islanders ??? Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos (R-Rockville Centre) and Sen. Owen Johnson (R-West Babylon). James T....
Spin CycleApparently, a deal is done with the Gang of Three, and Malcolm Smith issues a press release declaring himself Senate Majority Leader and Dems as the majority party for the first time in 43 years. The deal lets Carl Kruger......
Tags: Values, Local Government, Ethics, Jeff Klein, Politics
Spin CycleMalcolm Smith announces his leadership team, and their stipends (led by his own $44,000). Not a single person from Long Island, or the suburbs -- every single one is from NYC, or upstate cities. Full list after the jump.......
Spin CycleOn Wednesday comes "Gideon Day" marking the US Supreme Court's 1963 decision in Gideon v. Wainwright, a landmark in the rights of the accused. Sen. Ruth Hassell-Thompson and Assemb. Darryl Towns are pushing to follow up on a past......
Spin CycleThere's been a glitch at the Capitol tied to the health of a single individual. James T. Madore reports that the Assembly voted on the first of nine budget bills at 3 PM, after a debate of one hour......
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