Empire State Pride Agenda

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (credit: Mike Groll/AP)

Gay Rights Group Gives $60K Campaign Check To Gov. Andrew Cuomo

The Empire State Pride Agenda’s check to the Democrat was one of the biggest among Cuomo’s $5.5 million in contributions since January.


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Gov. Andrew Cuomo Believes NY Legislature Could Pass Gay Marriage This Year

Gov. Andrew Cuomo, closely allied with the Senate Republican majority that once blocked gay marriage, said he’s now optimistic it will be legalized in New York.


New York State Senate (credit: CBS 2)

Gay Marriage Supporters Plan New Vote In NY Senate

The Empire State Pride Agenda said their count after the November elections shows a net gain of two votes for gay marriage. The group also notes Senate Republican leader Dean Skelos has promised to bring the issue to the floor again.