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Ex-Giant David Tyree: Gay Marriage Could Lead To ‘Anarchy’

David Tyree, best known for his astounding helmet-catch for the Giants in Super Bowl XLII, is railing against same-sex marriage and warning of “anarchy” if the measure is approved.

WFAN–06/16/2011

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NY Senate Democrats Push Funding For Jobs Program

The Democrats will need to persuade the Senate’s Republican majority that the proposals will work if they are to become law. The jobs bill is being introduced with just nine days left in the scheduled legislative session.

06/02/2011

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

Gov. Cuomo Aide Benjamin Lawsky New Head Of Financial Oversight In New York

The New York Senate has confirmed Benjamin Lawsky, a former federal prosecutor in Manhattan and Cuomo’s chief of staff, is the first superintendent of the Department of Financial Services. He was a special assistant to Cuomo as attorney general.

05/25/2011

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

Cuomo: Gay Marriage May Not Get A Floor Vote In NY

Gov. Andrew Cuomo says he doesn’t want to bring a bill to legalize gay marriage to a floor debate and vote in the state Senate unless he’s certain there are enough votes to pass it.

05/11/2011

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NY Senators Plan Ethics Discussion With Online Public Participation

New Yorkers long fed up with the behavior of politicians in Albany were expected to get a chance to tweet their opinions on a myriad of bills aimed at cleaning up state government.

05/03/2011

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NY Senate Dems, Citing More Votes, Push GOP

Democrats in New York’s Senate say election records show they received 240,000 more votes than the Republicans in the 2010 elections, proving the GOP majority must embrace nonpartisan redrawing of election districts — again.

02/13/2011

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NY Senate Democrats Get Chairmanships

The New York Senate’s new Republican majority has given committee chairmanships to three Democrats who split earlier from their party’s main caucus.

01/26/2011

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NY Senate To Introduce Job Credit, Spending Cap

The cap would hold state spending to 2 percent of growth a year.

01/19/2011

Pedro Espada (Photo/Associated Press)

Prosecutors: Ex-NY Senator Could Face Tax Charges

Already charged in a federal fraud indictment, the former New York state Senate Democratic leader and his son could also soon be facing charges of tax evasion.

01/08/2011

Joseph Bruno (credit: AP)

Ex-NY Senate Leader Asks Court To Block Retrial

Joseph Bruno’s lawyers made the request with the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Manhattan. The 81-year-old Bruno was sentenced in May to two years in prison for his conviction on two federal fraud counts.

12/25/2010

Sen. Craig Johnson and Jack Martins - File / Photos: Friends of Craig Johnson, Martins for Senate

Three Races Undecided On Long Island

Some of the Long Island candidates admitted they expected their races to be close.

11/04/2010

David Carlucci is seen in Haverstraw, NY - Oct 30, 2010 - Photo: Carlucci for New York

Young Rockland Senator-Elect Says Age Not Problem

Go ahead. Talk about how young State Senator-Elect David Carlucci is.

11/04/2010

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