Tag: New York State Assembly

GOP May Have Made Gains In Long Island Assembly Races

Republicans appear to have held on to four open New York State Assembly seats on Long Island that were vacated by GOP lawmakers and may have flipped up to four local Democratic-held seats, if early leads hold up once absentee ballots are counted.

Miller, D’Urso Win Open Assembly Seats on Long Island

The other 20 state Assembly members that represent Long Island all won re-election—ensuring Democrats retained their supermajority in the 150-member chamber.

An Inside Look At How Skelos Trial Exposed Slimy Side Of...

Context was often lost between the pace of coverage and testimony jumping around between dates, blurring significant moments in the timeline of the conspiracy. Seen in full, it offers a revealing look at the raw power that money has in The Empire State's politics, and the abuse of this state's most trusted offices to capitalize on this power toward a lawmaker's personal objectives.

NY Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver Arrested Amid Corruption Probe, Reports Say

Federal prosecutors reportedly opened an investigation into Silver after Gov. Andrew Cuomo unceremoniously disbanded the so-called Moreland Commission.

Suffolk Seeks State OK for Park Police Consolidation

The transfer would save Suffolk $13.4 million, the county has said.