Longtime incumbent Senator William Larkin of the 39th District  (covering eastern Orange County and the towns of Marlborough and Plattekill in southern Ulster) comfortably won his Hudson Valley seat. Larkin was challenged by Democrat Councilwoman Gay Lee of Newburgh. Larkin received 25,745 more votes than Lee. This gave Larkin 64 […]

Republican Tom Croci will take office Jan. 7, 2015 following his victory over Democratic challenger, Adrienne Esposito this Tuesday in the race for New York State’s 3rd Senate District. Croci’s victory, as reported by the Associated Press, came in at 58 to 42 percent over Esposito, which translated into 32,405 […]

Incumbent Tony Avella easily defeated the Green Party’s Paul Gilman on Nov. 4 in a landslide victory for the 11th Senate District in Queens. While the Green Party’s Gilman was hopeful during an interview with The Legislative Gazette last month, the incumbent easily held on to the seat, winning 92 percent of […]

April 15, 2013 As an act of solidarity, the Senate Latino Conference voted against the Education, Labor and Family Assistance (ELFA) budget bill package because it failed to include the DREAM Act. The New York state DREAM Act would make undocumented students who have earned a high school diploma or […]

A well-known Westchester assemblyman has retained a critical senate seat for New York Democrats seeking the first Democratic Senate Majority in the state Legislature since 2009. George Latimer, D-Rye, has defeated Republican challenger and Westchester businessman Bob Cohen in a close race for the 37th Senate District. With 81 percent […]

As New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo defends his proposed state budget for the coming fiscal year, a debate is brewing over whether the governor should extend an income tax increase, dubbed the “millionaire’s tax,” on the wealthiest New Yorkers. This tax hike, which, despite its name, would affect individuals earning […]

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