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TeAna Taylor speaks in favor of the Elder Parole bill, which would give older inmates access to a parole hearing.
Karen DeWitt

New York’s legislative session is drawing to a close, but without the usual frenzy of hallways crowded with lobbyists and protesters and few last minute back room deals. For the second year in a row, the Capitol has been off limits to visitors, and Governor Andrew Cuomo, facing multiple scandals, is largely isolated from the negotiations.  

New York State Capitol
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A Siena College poll released today showed New York voters oppose Proposition One on Tuesday’s ballot — the question over whether the state should hold a constitutional convention.  A recent debate in Plattsburgh focused on the “con-con.”