Carl Heastie (D-Bronx), the new speaker of the New York State Assembly, said Thursday that raising the minimum wage and expanding higher education access are among his priorities as he settles into his position.
A state ethics commission has sent a notice of delinquency to former New York Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver, seeking information about his outside income.
New York State Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver has submitted the resignation letter for his speakership, sources told CBS2 Friday evening.
A taxpayer-funded defense for New York State Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver (D-Manhattan) is not sitting well with one fellow lawmaker.
New Jersey’s bill would stop automatic payroll deductions of union dues from public employees’ paychecks. Assembly Speaker Sheila Oliver says the legislation is “dead on arrival” in the lower house.