Month: April 2018

Despite Democratic wins in Senate special elections, Republicans retain majority control
Politics

Despite Democratic wins in Senate special elections, Republicans retain majority control

Control of the state’s upper house will remain with Republicans until at least November, according to Sen. Simcha Felder, D-Brooklyn. Though Democrats won Tuesday’s special elections in Senate Districts 32 and 37, giving them the electoral majority — 32 Democrats to 31 Republicans — Felder’s support of the Democratic party […]

Abinanti, Carlucci demand release of DOT study on railroad crossing safety
People

Abinanti, Carlucci demand release of DOT study on railroad crossing safety

Three years after a horrific train accident killed six people in Westchester County, legislators are demanding the state Department of Transportation release an overdue study required by a law signed by Gov. Andrew Cuomo regarding safe railroad crossings across New York. Assemblyman Tom Abinanti, D-Greenburgh, and Sen. David Carlucci, D-Clarkstown, […]