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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

Popular daily fantasy sports sites still face uncertainty in New York even after state lawmakers passed legislation designed to regulate them.

Blair Horner: A Look Ahead To November

Jun 23, 2014

Now that the lackluster 2014 legislative session is in the books, New York’s elected officials turn their attention to November.  The statewide offices of governor, comptroller, and attorney general are all up.  All 213 legislative seats and 27 Congressional House of Representatives are up for a vote.