State Senate Majority Leader Flanagan Says He Sought Help For Alcohol DependencyNew York State Senate Majority Leader John Flanagan (R-Smithtown) said Sunday that he recently sought help for alcohol dependency.
Report: Skelos Arrest Expected To Take Place Next WeekA published report Friday evening said New York State Senate leader Dean Skelos and his son are expected to be arrested next week.
Connecticut Lawmaker Opposes Efforts To Limit Access To 911 TapesSenate Majority Leader Martin Looney says he opposes efforts to limit public access to emergency 911 tapes, despite recommendations from a task force created after the Newtown school massacre.
20 Subpoenas Issued In George Washington Bridge 'Bridgegate' ScandalGov. Chris Christie hired a legal team headed by a former federal prosecutor, one day after lawmakers tapped another one to investigate an apparent political payback scandal.
Documents Shed Light On Possible New Motive In GWB Approach Lane Closures The documents show that as soon as the lanes on the bridge were shut down a slew of angry emails began flooding into the Port Authority.
N.J. Lawmakers Drop Discussion Of Religious Exemption For Same-Sex MarriageWith gay marriage now legal in New Jersey, state lawmakers have stopped their push to codify the details through a bill -- saying it is not urgent to address whether religious-affiliated organizations should be exempt.
N.J. Lawmakers Ask Congress To Probe GWB Lane Closure ScandalNew Jersey lawmakers have complained they have not had much luck getting answers from the Port Authority about the George Washington Bridge lane closure scandal.
Democrats To Christie: Let GOP Lawmakers Vote On Gay Marriage BillDemocratic lawmakers in New Jersey stepped up their push to legalize same-sex marriage Tuesday, urging Gov. Chris Christie to allow GOP legislators to vote for the bill.
New Jersey State Senate Proposes Swipe Cards For Gun Background ChecksThe proposal is different than those made by the New Jersey Assembly, but now, the state Senate has released its gun control legislation.
Lawmakers Blast Gov Cuomo's Budget ProposalSenate Majority Leader Dean Skelos is blasting a proposal by Gov. Andrew Cuomo that would allow the governor to reallocate funding approved by the Legislature.
Koch: GOP Senate Punts On Redistricting ReformFormer New York City Mayor Ed Koch said the state Senate's Republican majority was "dishonorable" for putting off the critical redistricting reform they promised in last fall's election.
Ex-NY Senate Leader Asks Court To Block RetrialJoseph 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.