Albany

Hans Pennink / AP

New York lawmakers wrapped up the 2016 legislative session at around 5 a.m. Saturday morning, agreeing to take steps to cancel the pensions of convicted lawmakers in the future, legalizing daily fantasy sports and extending New York City’s mayoral control law for another year.

Hans Pennink / AP

The New York legislature was closing down on an end-of-session deal that would strip convicted lawmakers of their pensions, extend mayoral control of New York City schools for one more year, and legalize daily fantasy sports gambling.

Suffolk Lawmakers Want Vote On Conversion Therapy Ban

Jun 16, 2016
Christopher Cameron / WSHU

A group of Suffolk County lawmakers called on leaders in the New York State Senate to pass legislation banning conversion therapy before the legislative session ends on Thursday.

Karen DeWitt / WSHU

With the legislative session down to the wire, groups for and against bills, including expansion of Uber ride services and ethics reform, came to the Capitol to make their voices heard. The hallways were filled with noisy with protesters, advocates and even groups of schoolchildren on field trips.

Mike Groll / AP

There are only three more days left in New York’s legislative session, and lawmakers are talking with Governor Cuomo about a number of bills, but keeping details close to the vest.

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