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Salon.com
Why turnout matters, even in true-blue districts: Large margins of victory make politicians more responsive to progressive goalsJeffrey B. Lewis and Seth Masket finds that after a 2003 recall election in Cal
Why turnout matters, even in true-blue districts: Large margins of victory make politicians more responsive to progressive goals
Salon.com / Posted yesterday
Jeffrey B. Lewis and Seth Masket finds that after a 2003 recall election in California recalled the Democratic governor, Democratic assembly members shifted their votes to the left. Previous research by political scientists Daniel Butler and... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
10 Parties Pay Nomination Feesparties have paid 50 per cent of the nominations fees and these are Forum for D
10 Parties Pay Nomination Fees
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
parties have paid 50 per cent of the nominations fees and these are Forum for Democracy and Development (FDD), Green Party, Democratic Assembly, People's Alliance for Change, United National Independence Party, United Progressive People, Movement... Read more
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Daily Record
Governor signs financial rescue package for Atlantic CityRepublican mayor, Don Guardian, called the deal “huge.” “We want people to kno
Governor signs financial rescue package for Atlantic City
Daily Record / Posted 2 days ago
Republican mayor, Don Guardian, called the deal “huge.” “We want people to know the shore is open for business,” he said. Democratic Assembly Speaker Vincent Prieto hailed the legislative passage as an improvement over an earlier Senate- and... Read more
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Philly.com
Governor signs financial rescue package for Atlantic CityRepublican mayor, Don Guardian, called the deal "huge." "We want people to kno
Governor signs financial rescue package for Atlantic City
Philly.com / Posted 3 days ago
Republican mayor, Don Guardian, called the deal "huge." "We want people to know the shore is open for business," he said. Democratic Assembly Speaker Vincent Prieto hailed the legislative passage as an improvement over an earlier Senate- and... Read more
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Salon.com
Governor signs financial rescue package for Atlantic CityRepublican mayor, Don Guardian, called the deal “huge.” “We want people to kno
Governor signs financial rescue package for Atlantic City
Salon.com / Posted 3 days ago
Republican mayor, Don Guardian, called the deal “huge.” “We want people to know the shore is open for business,” he said. Democratic Assembly Speaker Vincent Prieto hailed the legislative passage as an improvement over an earlier Senate- and... Read more
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Daily Herald
Governor signs financial rescue package for Atlantic CityRepublican mayor, Don Guardian, called the deal "huge." "We want people to kno
Governor signs financial rescue package for Atlantic City
Daily Herald / Posted 3 days ago
Republican mayor, Don Guardian, called the deal "huge." "We want people to know the shore is open for business," he said. Democratic Assembly Speaker Vincent Prieto hailed the legislative passage as an improvement over an earlier Senate- and... Read more
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The Morning Call
Atlantic City bailout signedRepublican mayor, Don Guardian, called the deal "huge." "We want people to kno
Atlantic City bailout signed
The Morning Call / Posted 3 days ago
Republican mayor, Don Guardian, called the deal "huge." "We want people to know the shore is open for business," he said. Democratic Assembly Speaker Vincent Prieto hailed the legislative passage as an improvement over an earlier Senate- and... Read more
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Pasadena Weekly
Aiming for Novemberare hoping to replace Sen. Carol Liu, who is terming out of office after servin
Aiming for November
Pasadena Weekly / Posted 4 days ago
are hoping to replace Sen. Carol Liu, who is terming out of office after serving eight years in Sacramento. Meanwhile, Democratic Assembly member Chris Holden, a former member of the Pasadena City Council, faces re-election to a third... Read more
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WPIX 11 New York
Gov. Andrew Cuomo set to sign law expempting tampons from New York sales taxsanitary napkins and panty liners from the 4 percent state sales tax and local
Gov. Andrew Cuomo set to sign law expempting tampons from New York sales tax
WPIX 11 New York / Posted 4 days ago
sanitary napkins and panty liners from the 4 percent state sales tax and local taxes that generally are about 5 percent. Democratic Assembly member Linda Rosenthal says the bill isn’t limited to those items and would exempt future menstrual... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
NY tampon tax to get the ax with governor set to signsubsequent sales-tax quarter. It exempts tampons, sanitary napkins and panty l
NY tampon tax to get the ax with governor set to sign
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 5 days ago
subsequent sales-tax quarter. It exempts tampons, sanitary napkins and panty liners from the 4 percent state sales tax. Democratic Assembly member Linda Rosenthal says the bill isn't limited to those items and would also exempt future menstrual... Read more
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ABC News
New York Tampon Tax to Get the Ax With Governor Set to Signsanitary napkins and panty liners from the 4 percent state sales tax and local
New York Tampon Tax to Get the Ax With Governor Set to Sign
ABC News / Posted 5 days ago
sanitary napkins and panty liners from the 4 percent state sales tax and local taxes that generally are about 5 percent. Democratic Assembly member Linda Rosenthal says the bill isn't limited to those items and would exempt future menstrual... Read more
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Daily Herald
New York tampon tax to get the ax with governor set to signsubsequent sales tax quarter. It exempts tampons, sanitary napkins and panty l
New York tampon tax to get the ax with governor set to sign
Daily Herald / Posted 5 days ago
subsequent sales tax quarter. It exempts tampons, sanitary napkins and panty liners from the 4 percent state sales tax. Democratic Assembly member Linda Rosenthal says the bill isn't limited to those items and would also exempt future menstrual... Read more
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KELO Sioux Falls
New York Tampon Tax To Get Axed With Governor Set To Signsubsequent sales tax quarter. It exempts tampons, sanitary napkins and panty l
New York Tampon Tax To Get Axed With Governor Set To Sign
KELO Sioux Falls / Posted 5 days ago
subsequent sales tax quarter. It exempts tampons, sanitary napkins and panty liners from the 4 percent state sales tax. Democratic Assembly member Linda Rosenthal says the bill isn't limited to those items and would also exempt future menstrual... Read more
14 related stories
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WCAX-TV Vermont
New York tampon tax to get the ax with governor set to signsubsequent sales tax quarter. It exempts tampons, sanitary napkins and panty l
New York tampon tax to get the ax with governor set to sign
WCAX-TV Vermont / Posted 5 days ago
subsequent sales tax quarter. It exempts tampons, sanitary napkins and panty liners from the 4 percent state sales tax. Democratic Assembly member Linda Rosenthal says the bill isn't limited to those items and would also exempt future menstrual... Read more
14 related stories
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WXIA-TV Atlanta
Bill would make U.S. state first to ban declawing of catsfrom state Humane Society members to individual veterinarians met in the state
Bill would make U.S. state first to ban declawing of cats
WXIA-TV Atlanta / Posted 12 days ago
from state Humane Society members to individual veterinarians met in the state Capitol to push for a bill sponsored by Democratic Assembly member Linda Rosenthal that would ban the practice of declawing cats except when medically... Read more
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WKYC Cleveland
Bill would make N.Y. first state to ban declawing of catsfrom state Humane Society members to individual veterinarians met in the state
Bill would make N.Y. first state to ban declawing of cats
WKYC Cleveland / Posted 13 days ago
from state Humane Society members to individual veterinarians met in the state Capitol to push for a bill sponsored by Democratic Assembly member Linda Rosenthal that would ban the practice of declawing cats except when medically... Read more
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New York Post
De Blasio’s corrupt bid to rule the suburbsit comes to elected representation, our state is Upstate-heavy in the Republica
De Blasio’s corrupt bid to rule the suburbs
New York Post / Posted 14 days ago
it comes to elected representation, our state is Upstate-heavy in the Republican Senate and New York City-centric in the Democratic Assembly. Of the 63 members of the Senate, Democrats hold a scant 6 seats outside the city. Of the 103 Democrats... Read more
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Staten Island Advance
Scandals mustn't detract from doing the people's businesscharges. They were following in the illustrious footsteps of another onetime A
Scandals mustn't detract from doing the people's business
Staten Island Advance / Posted 14 days ago
charges. They were following in the illustrious footsteps of another onetime Albany overlord, of course, former Democratic Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver. Shelly's going away for a long time on federal corruption charges, his crimes so... Read more
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Philly.com
Who will blink first in Atlantic City budget crisis?and the state's powers. Some members of the Legislature - in particular, Democ
Who will blink first in Atlantic City budget crisis?
Philly.com / Posted 15 days ago
and the state's powers. Some members of the Legislature - in particular, Democratic Senate President Stephen Sweeney and Democratic Assembly Majority Leader Lou Greenwald - and Gov. Christie want an all-powerful, immediate takeover. Democratic... Read more
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WWNY - WNYF Watertown
Skelos Sentencing Renews Calls For Ethics Reformthrough consulting work, a no-show job and a payment of $20,000. Their sentenc
Skelos Sentencing Renews Calls For Ethics Reform
WWNY - WNYF Watertown / Posted 17 days ago
through consulting work, a no-show job and a payment of $20,000. Their sentencing comes less than two weeks after former Democratic Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver got a 12-year prison term in a separate bribery case. One government watchdog... Read more
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ABC News
NY Senate Leader Caused 'Immeasurable Damage'to appear in federal court in Manhattan on Thursday morning. Their sentencing c
NY Senate Leader Caused 'Immeasurable Damage'
ABC News / Posted 18 days ago
to appear in federal court in Manhattan on Thursday morning. Their sentencing comes less than two weeks after former Democratic Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver got a 12-year prison term in a separate bribery case. A jury convicted the father... Read more
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Brandon Sun
Judge: Why didn't ex-Senate leader lean on pals?to appear in federal court in Manhattan on Thursday morning. Their sentencing c
Judge: Why didn't ex-Senate leader lean on pals?
Brandon Sun / Posted 18 days ago
to appear in federal court in Manhattan on Thursday morning. Their sentencing comes less than two weeks after former Democratic Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver got a 12-year prison term in a separate bribery case. A jury convicted the father... Read more
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Brandon Sun
Sentencing hearing begins for ex-NY Senate headto appear in federal court in Manhattan on Thursday morning. Their sentencing c
Sentencing hearing begins for ex-NY Senate head
Brandon Sun / Posted 18 days ago
to appear in federal court in Manhattan on Thursday morning. Their sentencing comes less than two weeks after former Democratic Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver got a 12-year prison term in a separate bribery case. A jury convicted the father... Read more
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WBNG Binghamton
Ex-NY Senate leader, son face sentencing in corruption caseto appear in federal court in Manhattan on Thursday morning. Their sentencing c
Ex-NY Senate leader, son face sentencing in corruption case
WBNG Binghamton / Posted 18 days ago
to appear in federal court in Manhattan on Thursday morning. Their sentencing comes less than two weeks after former Democratic Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver got a 12-year prison term in a separate bribery case. A jury convicted the father... Read more
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WBNS-10TV Columbus
NY Senate leader, son face sentencing in corruption caseto appear in federal court in Manhattan on Thursday morning. Their sentencing c
NY Senate leader, son face sentencing in corruption case
WBNS-10TV Columbus / Posted 18 days ago
to appear in federal court in Manhattan on Thursday morning. Their sentencing comes less than two weeks after former Democratic Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver got a 12-year prison term in a separate bribery case. A jury convicted the father... Read more
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WCAX-TV Vermont
NY Senate leader, son face sentencing in corruption caseto appear in federal court in Manhattan on Thursday morning. Their sentencing c
NY Senate leader, son face sentencing in corruption case
WCAX-TV Vermont / Posted 18 days ago
to appear in federal court in Manhattan on Thursday morning. Their sentencing comes less than two weeks after former Democratic Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver got a 12-year prison term in a separate bribery case. A jury convicted the father... Read more
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The Leader-Herald
Paying Tributestate assemblyman, stated: "He's been a mentor. He's been an adviser. We work v
Paying Tribute
The Leader-Herald / Posted 25 days ago
state assemblyman, stated: "He's been a mentor. He's been an adviser. We work very well together." Butler mentioned former Democratic Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver being sentenced this week to 12 years in prison for fraud and extortion He... Read more
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The Daily Voice - Cortlandt, Buchanan, Croton
Cortlandt Democrats Observe Law Dayof the key Miranda warnings is about the right to counsel. But for too many, le
Cortlandt Democrats Observe Law Day
The Daily Voice - Cortlandt, Buchanan, Croton / Posted 26 days ago
of the key Miranda warnings is about the right to counsel. But for too many, legal representation is unaffordable. The Democratic Assembly Majority is committed to equal access to justice and added millions for legal defense in the last... Read more
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Adirondack Daily Enterprise
Sheldon Silver gets 12 years in prisonchanges to New York's anti-corruption laws after Silver's and Skelos' convictio
Sheldon Silver gets 12 years in prison
Adirondack Daily Enterprise / Posted 26 days ago
changes to New York's anti-corruption laws after Silver's and Skelos' convictions. But the Republican-led Senate and Democratic Assembly are deadlocked on proposed reforms. The response to Silver's sentencing was muted among legislators.... Read more
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Mid-Hudson News
Area Democrat Assembly members mum on Silver’s prison sentenceWednesday, May 4, 2016 ALBANY – None of the Democratic Assembly members from t
Area Democrat Assembly members mum on Silver’s prison sentence
Mid-Hudson News / Posted 26 days ago
Wednesday, May 4, 2016 ALBANY – None of the Democratic Assembly members from the Mid-Hudson commented Tuesday on former Speaker Sheldon Silver’s federal prison sentence of 12 years. Silver, 72, a Manhattan Democrat, who also has a home in Sullivan... Read more
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Brandon Sun
Governor, lawmakers react to ex-Assembly speaker's sentencechanges to New York's anti-corruption laws after Silver's and Skelos' convictio
Governor, lawmakers react to ex-Assembly speaker's sentence
Brandon Sun / Posted 26 days ago
changes to New York's anti-corruption laws after Silver's and Skelos' convictions. But the Republican-led Senate and Democratic Assembly are deadlocked on proposed reforms. Assembly Minority Leader Brian Kolb has been vocal in his support... Read more
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Wichita Falls Times Record News
Governor, lawmakers react to ex-Assembly speaker's sentencechanges to New York's anti-corruption laws after Silver's and Skelos' convictio
Governor, lawmakers react to ex-Assembly speaker's sentence
Wichita Falls Times Record News / Posted 26 days ago
changes to New York's anti-corruption laws after Silver's and Skelos' convictions. But the Republican-led Senate and Democratic Assembly are deadlocked on proposed reforms. Assembly Minority Leader Brian Kolb has been vocal in his support... Read more
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Naples Daily News
Governor, lawmakers react to ex-Assembly speaker's sentencechanges to New York's anti-corruption laws after Silver's and Skelos' convictio
Governor, lawmakers react to ex-Assembly speaker's sentence
Naples Daily News / Posted 26 days ago
changes to New York's anti-corruption laws after Silver's and Skelos' convictions. But the Republican-led Senate and Democratic Assembly are deadlocked on proposed reforms. Assembly Minority Leader Brian Kolb has been vocal in his support... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Prieto bill a test of Christie's influenceroutine taunts in the stalemate over a possible state takeover of Atlantic City
Prieto bill a test of Christie's influence
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 26 days ago
routine taunts in the stalemate over a possible state takeover of Atlantic City: "Big, tough Vinny Prieto" is bluffing. The Democratic Assembly speaker doesn’t even have the support of his own chamber for his less extreme alternative to any such... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Governor, lawmakers react to ex-Assembly speaker's sentencechanges to New York's anti-corruption laws after Silver's and Skelos' convictio
Governor, lawmakers react to ex-Assembly speaker's sentence
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 26 days ago
changes to New York's anti-corruption laws after Silver's and Skelos' convictions. But the Republican-led Senate and Democratic Assembly are deadlocked on proposed reforms. Assembly Minority Leader Brian Kolb has been vocal in his support... Read more
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The Kitsap Sun
Governor, lawmakers react to ex-Assembly speaker's sentencechanges to New York's anti-corruption laws after Silver's and Skelos' convictio
Governor, lawmakers react to ex-Assembly speaker's sentence
The Kitsap Sun / Posted 26 days ago
changes to New York's anti-corruption laws after Silver's and Skelos' convictions. But the Republican-led Senate and Democratic Assembly are deadlocked on proposed reforms. Assembly Minority Leader Brian Kolb has been vocal in his support... Read more
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WSB-TV 2 Atlanta
Governor, lawmakers react to ex-Assembly speaker's sentencechanges to New York's anti-corruption laws after Silver's and Skelos' convictio
Governor, lawmakers react to ex-Assembly speaker's sentence
WSB-TV 2 Atlanta / Posted 26 days ago
changes to New York's anti-corruption laws after Silver's and Skelos' convictions. But the Republican-led Senate and Democratic Assembly are deadlocked on proposed reforms. Assembly Minority Leader Brian Kolb has been vocal in his support... Read more
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Spartanburg Herald-Journal
Governor, lawmakers react to ex-Assembly speaker's sentencechanges to New York's anti-corruption laws after Silver's and Skelos' convictio
Governor, lawmakers react to ex-Assembly speaker's sentence
Spartanburg Herald-Journal / Posted 26 days ago
changes to New York's anti-corruption laws after Silver's and Skelos' convictions. But the Republican-led Senate and Democratic Assembly are deadlocked on proposed reforms. Assembly Minority Leader Brian Kolb has been vocal in his support... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
Governor, lawmakers react to ex-Assembly speaker's sentencechanges to New York's anti-corruption laws after Silver's and Skelos' convictio
Governor, lawmakers react to ex-Assembly speaker's sentence
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 26 days ago
changes to New York's anti-corruption laws after Silver's and Skelos' convictions. But the Republican-led Senate and Democratic Assembly are deadlocked on proposed reforms. Assembly Minority Leader Brian Kolb has been vocal in his support... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Governor, lawmakers react to ex-Assembly speaker's sentencechanges to New York's anti-corruption laws after Silver's and Skelos' convictio
Governor, lawmakers react to ex-Assembly speaker's sentence
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 26 days ago
changes to New York's anti-corruption laws after Silver's and Skelos' convictions. But the Republican-led Senate and Democratic Assembly are deadlocked on proposed reforms. Assembly Minority Leader Brian Kolb has been vocal in his support... Read more
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Daily Herald
Governor, lawmakers react to ex-Assembly speaker's sentencechanges to New York's anti-corruption laws after Silver's and Skelos' convictio
Governor, lawmakers react to ex-Assembly speaker's sentence
Daily Herald / Posted 26 days ago
changes to New York's anti-corruption laws after Silver's and Skelos' convictions. But the Republican-led Senate and Democratic Assembly are deadlocked on proposed reforms. Assembly Minority Leader Brian Kolb has been vocal in his support... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Governor, lawmakers react to ex-Assembly speaker's sentencechanges to New York's anti-corruption laws after Silver's and Skelos' convictio
Governor, lawmakers react to ex-Assembly speaker's sentence
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 26 days ago
changes to New York's anti-corruption laws after Silver's and Skelos' convictions. But the Republican-led Senate and Democratic Assembly are deadlocked on proposed reforms. Assembly Minority Leader Brian Kolb has been vocal in his support... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
Governor, lawmakers react to ex-Assembly speaker's sentencechanges to New York's anti-corruption laws after Silver's and Skelos' convictio
Governor, lawmakers react to ex-Assembly speaker's sentence
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 26 days ago
changes to New York's anti-corruption laws after Silver's and Skelos' convictions. But the Republican-led Senate and Democratic Assembly are deadlocked on proposed reforms. Assembly Minority Leader Brian Kolb has been vocal in his support... Read more
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WSFA 12 Montgomery
Governor, lawmakers react to ex-Assembly speaker's sentencechanges to New York's anti-corruption laws after Silver's and Skelos' convictio
Governor, lawmakers react to ex-Assembly speaker's sentence
WSFA 12 Montgomery / Posted 26 days ago
changes to New York's anti-corruption laws after Silver's and Skelos' convictions. But the Republican-led Senate and Democratic Assembly are deadlocked on proposed reforms. Assembly Minority Leader Brian Kolb has been vocal in his support... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
Governor, lawmakers react to ex-Assembly speaker's sentencechanges to New York's anti-corruption laws after Silver's and Skelos' convictio
Governor, lawmakers react to ex-Assembly speaker's sentence
The Record Searchlight / Posted 26 days ago
changes to New York's anti-corruption laws after Silver's and Skelos' convictions. But the Republican-led Senate and Democratic Assembly are deadlocked on proposed reforms. Assembly Minority Leader Brian Kolb has been vocal in his support... Read more
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The Hendersonville Times-News
Governor, lawmakers react to ex-Assembly speaker's sentencechanges to New York's anti-corruption laws after Silver's and Skelos' convictio
Governor, lawmakers react to ex-Assembly speaker's sentence
The Hendersonville Times-News / Posted 26 days ago
changes to New York's anti-corruption laws after Silver's and Skelos' convictions. But the Republican-led Senate and Democratic Assembly are deadlocked on proposed reforms. Assembly Minority Leader Brian Kolb has been vocal in his support... Read more
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14 WFIE Evansville
Governor, lawmakers react to ex-Assembly speaker's sentencechanges to New York's anti-corruption laws after Silver's and Skelos' convictio
Governor, lawmakers react to ex-Assembly speaker's sentence
14 WFIE Evansville / Posted 26 days ago
changes to New York's anti-corruption laws after Silver's and Skelos' convictions. But the Republican-led Senate and Democratic Assembly are deadlocked on proposed reforms. Assembly Minority Leader Brian Kolb has been vocal in his support... Read more
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9&10 News Cadillac
Governor, lawmakers react to ex-Assembly speaker's sentencechanges to New York's anti-corruption laws after Silver's and Skelos' convictio
Governor, lawmakers react to ex-Assembly speaker's sentence
9&10 News Cadillac / Posted 26 days ago
changes to New York's anti-corruption laws after Silver's and Skelos' convictions. But the Republican-led Senate and Democratic Assembly are deadlocked on proposed reforms. Assembly Minority Leader Brian Kolb has been vocal in his support... Read more
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KXXV Waco
Governor, lawmakers react to ex-Assembly speaker's sentencechanges to New York's anti-corruption laws after Silver's and Skelos' convictio
Governor, lawmakers react to ex-Assembly speaker's sentence
KXXV Waco / Posted 26 days ago
changes to New York's anti-corruption laws after Silver's and Skelos' convictions. But the Republican-led Senate and Democratic Assembly are deadlocked on proposed reforms. Assembly Minority Leader Brian Kolb has been vocal in his support... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
Governor, lawmakers react to ex-Assembly speaker's sentencechanges to New York's anti-corruption laws after Silver's and Skelos' convictio
Governor, lawmakers react to ex-Assembly speaker's sentence
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 26 days ago
changes to New York's anti-corruption laws after Silver's and Skelos' convictions. But the Republican-led Senate and Democratic Assembly are deadlocked on proposed reforms. Assembly Minority Leader Brian Kolb has been vocal in his support... Read more
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