The New York State Senate is experiencing its worst gridlock in nine years, with the two major factions tied at 31 members each. No legislation is moving through the chamber, but there’s lots of finger pointing.
Democrats and Republicans, meeting at their state conventions, picked their choices to fill the open seat for state attorney general, following the resignation of Eric Schneiderman over a domestic violence scandal.
Former Simsbury First Selectwoman Mary Glassman won the Democratic Party’s endorsement to run for Connecticut’s 5th Congressional District seat Monday night. The seat is being vacated by U.S. Representative Elizabeth Esty, who is not seeking re-election.