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State Senate OKs bills to help people with disabilities

The state Senate this week passed a package of bills to boost individuals with disabilities. Sen. John Mannion, who chairs the Senate Disabilities...
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Fri, 05/28/2021 - 9:55am
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Connections: Discussing the New York State Budget with State Senators

We continue our conversation about the state budget with State Senators: Samra Brouk (D, WF), District 55 Jeremy Cooney (D, WF) District 56 Edward Rath...
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Thu, 04/15/2021 - 10:25am
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State Senate Democrats gain supermajority

Democrats who lead the state Senate announced Monday that they have won enough seats to hold a supermajority. That means they can override vetoes by the...
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Mon, 11/23/2020 - 1:11pm
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Democrats now one seat from supermajority in NY State Senate

Democrats have all but clinched a supermajority in the State Senate after declaring victory in another seat Friday, bringing the total number of seats...
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Sat, 11/21/2020 - 9:18am
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State Senate Democrats two seats away from holding a supermajority

Most of the attention this election season has been focused on the presidential campaign, but there are also a significant number of New York State...
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Thu, 10/29/2020 - 5:00am
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55th State Senate candidates agree on some goals, but different approaches to getting there

The candidates for the 55 th State Senate District squared off in a Voice of the Voter debate Monday night at the WXXI studios. Democrat Samra Brouk and...
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Tue, 10/27/2020 - 6:23am
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Cooney takes 56th District Democratic nomination

Jeremy Cooney has taken the Democratic primary for the 56th District Senate seat by a wide margin. Cooney, an attorney and former congressional...
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Wed, 07/08/2020 - 1:29pm
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Cuomo sets special election for Congressional and NY legislative seats

Governor Andrew Cuomo has set April 28 as the day for the special election in the 27th Congressional District, as well as vacant NY Senate and Assembly...
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Mon, 02/10/2020 - 9:08am
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Could GOP senators, newly in the minority, lose more members?

The ranks of Senate Republicans in New York have been greatly diminished over the past year, with losses in the November elections and other GOP...
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Tue, 08/27/2019 - 12:36pm
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