Karen DeWitt http://wshu.org en Architect of NY medical marijuana bill is gratified by its passage http://wshu.org/post/architect-ny-medical-marijuana-bill-gratified-its-passage <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The sponsor of the medical marijuana bill that successfully passed the New York state Senate on Friday says she’s “gratified” by the larger than expected number of yes votes. State Senator Diane Savino hopes the new law will have wider repercussions.&nbsp;</span></p> Fri, 20 Jun 2014 20:34:20 +0000 Karen DeWitt 19389 at http://wshu.org Architect of NY medical marijuana bill is gratified by its passage NY senate passes medical marijuana bill http://wshu.org/post/ny-senate-passes-medical-marijuana-bill <p>New York State will now permit the use of medical marijuana for some patients. The state Senate approved the measure over the objections of several senators who engaged in a lengthy debate on Friday.</p> Fri, 20 Jun 2014 20:17:18 +0000 Karen DeWitt 19388 at http://wshu.org NY GOP nominates first African American for NY LT Governor http://wshu.org/post/ny-gop-nominates-first-african-american-ny-lt-governor <p>Its official, Chemung County, New York, Sheriff Chris Moss will be the first African American GOP candidate to run for lieutenant governor of the state. New York Republicans nominated Moss for the post at their party convention on Thursday. &nbsp;&nbsp;</p> Thu, 15 May 2014 22:55:17 +0000 Karen DeWitt 17477 at http://wshu.org NY Lt. Gov. Duffy won't seek re-election http://wshu.org/post/ny-lt-gov-duffy-wont-seek-re-election <p></p><p>New York Governor&nbsp; Andrew Cuomo will soon be announcing a new running mate for the fall elections, now that Lieutenant Governor, Robert Duffy, has confirmed he will not seek the post for a second time.</p><p></p> Thu, 08 May 2014 21:59:25 +0000 Karen DeWitt 17088 at http://wshu.org NY Lt. Gov. Duffy won't seek re-election Unfinished Business in New York's Legislative Session http://wshu.org/post/unfinished-business-new-yorks-legislative-session <div dir="ltr"><h1 itemprop="name"><span style="font-size: 14px; line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="font-size: 14px; line-height: 1.5;">There’s around two months left in the legislative session, and a number of issues left on the agenda. Mon, 28 Apr 2014 22:25:09 +0000 Karen DeWitt 16566 at http://wshu.org Unfinished Business in New York's Legislative Session