New York State

Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie speaks during a ceremony commemorating the signing of Reproductive Health Act legislation.
Proposal making it permanent gives the chamber some leverage in budget talks.
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The New York State Senate.
Republican votes are helping Democrats pad their margins – but not on immigration and abortion.
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Huge crowd participated at "Never Again" rally to protest and change gun laws after the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School.
Which bills could backfire? And what policy fights are looming?
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Her seat on the House Financial Services Committee is a perch from which to tame Wall Street.
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Gov. Andrew Cuomo signs voting reform legislation flanked by Lt. Gov. Kathy Hochul (left), Assemblyman Charles Lavine, state Senators Zellnor Myrie and James Sanders Jr., and Ben Stiller.
Sponsoring bills give freshmen lawmakers something to show voters later on.
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Gov. Andrew Cuomo laughing with Assemblyman David Weprin and state Sen. James Tedisco at his joint State of the State and budget address.
How Cuomo amassed even more control over the state’s multibillion-dollar spending plan.
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The 5 freshmen reps are already making their mark.
The 5 freshmen reps are already making their mark.
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Albany welcomes 39 new legislators between both chambers.
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State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli (right) listens to Gov. Andrew Cuomo's State of the State address alongside Senate Majority Leader Andrea Stewart-Cousins and Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie.
The governor omitted several proposed reforms and proposed a vaguely defined database of deals.
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Andrew Cuomo 2019 budget address
Why a recession or federal cuts could throw Cuomo’s budget into disarray.
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