New York Governor Andrew Cuomo attended a fundraiser for the Suffolk County Democratic Committee on Monday night. He was met with hundreds of protestors demanding changes to everything from gun laws to common core.
Albany lawmakers are voting on a blizzard of budget bills that were hammered out over the weekend. The budget includes money for a property tax rebate for homeowners and a number of education initiatives. While many are satisfied with the education funding some more satisfied than others.
Connecticut lawmakers heard testimony on Wednesday in favor of a delay in implementing new common core education standards. The state’s education committee also heard from education officials who argued a moratorium would be a setback for the state.