Albany

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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N.Y. Gov. Cuomo is proposing a crackdown on the coordination of candidates for office and the super PACS that are created to support their campaigns.

Mike Groll / AP

Until recently, Dr. Alain Kaloyeros, director of the SUNY Polytechnic Institute, has been the darling of the Cuomo administration. But now he’s one of the figures at the center of federal and state investigations into alleged pay-to-play schemes for economic development projects, and is increasingly on the outs with the administration.  

L.I. Advocacy Groups Press For Campaign Finance Reform

Jun 7, 2016
Jessica Opatich / WSHU

On Tuesday government reform groups called on New York State Senate Majority Leader John Flanagan (R-2) to bring to a vote a bill that would close what’s known as the “LLC Loophole.”

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