The bill’s sponsor, state Sen. Gustavo Rivera, D-Bronx, said the legislation would grant state citizenship if “someone can demonstrate proof of identity, live here for three consecutive years, pay taxes for three consecutive years.”
Lawmakers were discussing whether to approve legislation making yogurt the official state snack — which the ultimately approved in a 52-8 vote.
Paladino spoke with 1010 WINS Wednesday and said his primary victory was a message from New Yorkers that they weren’t going to take politics as usual anymore.
Primary Day in New York was full of surprises.
Voters have given embattled Harlem Rep. Charles Rangel another chance even though he faces more than a dozen ethics charges in Congress.
There were major problems at the polls on primary day in New York and it’s all connected to the debut of the state’s new electronic voting machines.
Embattled Sen. Pedro Espada has been accused by an opponent of using strong-arm tactics to knock him off the ballot.