Prior to Thursday’s Senate Session, Senator James Tedisco, R-Glenville, welcomed the Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake boys cross country state champions to the Million Dollar Staircase at the state Capitol in Albany. This is the third time the Spartans were honored on the Senate Floor.
Author: Gazette Media Team
Earlier this month, New York City taxi cab drivers protested at the Capitol in opposition of the congestion surcharge placed on yellow and green cabs by the state. The congestion surcharge would add an extra $2.50 on every trip for yellow cabs and an extra $2.75 for green cabs. Protests […]
Members of the the Senate Crime Victims, Crime and Correction Committee are not happy with the “human rights violations” in the Metropolitan Detention Center in Brooklyn during the coldest time of the year. They are planning to bring reform even if it means suing the federal government. According to Committee […]
After a decade of fighting, supporters of the Child Victims Act saw their legislation pass both houses of the state Legislature this week and are awaiting a signature from the governor. The newly Democratic Senate passed the bill (S.2440/A.2683) on Monday, followed soon after by the Assembly. The passage of […]
Seven bills are aimed at reversing New York’s historically low voter turnout The Legislature on Monday passed seven bills that bring major revisions to the state’s elections system. The bills, all passed by the Senate and Assembly on January 14, are expected to be signed by the governor. They will […]
An American Flag Walk was organized in New Paltz, NY to raise awareness for a GoFundMe page to paint a mural on the brick wall of La Bella Pizza Bistro’s building. The intention was to celebrate the flag with no political affiliation, but it was met with counter demonstrators. One […]