New York State Assembly

The New York State Capitol
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February 11, 2019 - 12:56 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Should New York be divided into two different states? RELATED: NY lawmakers pass state Dream Act | NY Legislature passes tougher gun control bills | Gov. Cuomo, Cardinal Dolan trade jabs over abortion law A decades-old debate is getting new life, thanks to a non-binding...
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NYC Pride
January 15, 2019 - 9:43 am
ALBANY, NY (1010 WINS/AP) -- Gay conversion therapy was the focus in Albany, as the New York State Senate votes to ban it. The legislation would prohibit therapists from trying to change a minor's sexual orientation. There are similar laws on the books in fourteen states. RELATED: Report: 2 killed...
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Woman holding a cannabis or marijuana joint in her hand. Joint is dipped in oil or wax and sprinkled with kief
October 16, 2018 - 1:37 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Legalizing recreational marijuana in New York is expected to be a hot topic when the state legislature reconvenes in Albany for the 2019 session. In Manhattan, four assembly committees are holding a hearing on the matter. The Albany County District Attorney testified that he...
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June 14, 2018 - 5:33 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- It looks like New Yorkers who were hoping to get in the legal sports betting action will have to find their way over to New Jersey. Lawmakers say there doesn't appear to be enough support in the state assembly to move forward with a bill to legalize sports betting in New...
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Sheldon Silver, former Speaker of the New York State Assembly
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May 11, 2018 - 5:12 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS/AP) -- A jury convicted former New York Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver of public corruption charges Friday, dashing the 74-year-old Democrat's second attempt to avoid years in prison after a decades-long career as one of the most powerful politicians in state government. The...
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NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio at the DNC
March 10, 2018 - 7:05 pm
Public housing residents in the city could be getting a hand from Albany.
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