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Senate Democrats propose voter protections to further ‘resistance agenda’
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Senate Democrats propose voter protections to further ‘resistance agenda’

The Senate Democratic Conference presented the second legislative package in their “resistance agenda,” this time to expand voting accessibility and voter rights in New York. The package includes nine pieces of legislation to expand voting rights, including proposals for early voting, easier party enrollment, and modernization of voting methods, as […]

Gorsuch nomination draws mixed reviews from NY pols and pundits
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Gorsuch nomination draws mixed reviews from NY pols and pundits

  President Donald Trump introduced his nominee for the Supreme Court last week, Judge Neil Gorsuch of the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals in Colorado. Gorsuch’s nomination received mixed response from New York legislators and interest groups. Conservatives are elated at the prospect of restoring the ideological balance to the […]

Assembly measure would give driver’s licenses to undocumented NY’ers
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Assembly measure would give driver’s licenses to undocumented NY’ers

  Assemblyman Francisco Moya, D-Jackson Heights, introduced new legislation that would grant undocumented New Yorkers the right to obtain a state-issued driver’s license. “Throughout most of New York, a driver’s license isn’t a luxury; it’s a necessity,” Moya said. “I introduced new legislation that is REAL ID compliant, and will […]