Independent Democratic Conference

NYCHA Residents Demand State Funding For Housing Improvements At Albany RallyEarlier this year a report was released detailing what it said were deplorable conditions in public housing in the city.
Breakaway Democrats Might Dissolve Coalition With NY Senate RepublicansSenate Co-Leader Jeff Klein said Wednesday that his four-member Independent Democratic Conference will work to form a new coalition with traditional Democrats in the Senate.
Lawmakers: Lack Of Labor Protections Allows For Abuse Of Child ModelsNew York state lawmakers joined former child models Sunday to release a report detailing the lack of labor protections for children who work as models.
Report: 'Shocking' Conditions In N.Y. Day Care CentersState inspections found children isolated in closets, subjected to corporal punishment and humiliated in New York day care centers that saw little state oversight and enforcement, according to a report released by the state Senate's Independent Democratic Conference.
NYS Assembly Leader Reserving Judgment On New State Senate Power-Sharing DealUnder the senate deal, the position of temporary president of the senate will alternate between the Republicans and the five-member IDC every two weeks.
GOP, Independent Democrats Unite For State Senate MajorityFurious Democrats who won a majority of seats in the New York State Senate have called a deal among Republicans and five Democrats to control the chamber a “coup.”
GOP, Independent Democrats Take Control Of New York State SenateSenate Republicans and the Independent Democratic Conference on Tuesday struck a deal to take control of the Senate in an unprecedented power-sharing deal.