legislature http://wamc.org en NYS Legislature Approves Historic Low Number of Bills http://wamc.org/post/nys-legislature-approves-historic-low-number-bills <p>Governor Cuomo has touted the recently concluded legislative session as &ldquo;one of the most successful in modern political history&rdquo;.&nbsp; As Karen DeWitt reports, the session also made history in another way. It featured the fewest bills passed by both houses in nearly one hundred years.&nbsp; Capitol Correspondent Karen DeWitt reports&hellip; &nbsp;</p><p>According to an analysis by the New York Public Interest Research Group, the 2012 session resulted in 571 pieces of legislation approved by both houses of the legislature. &nbsp;</p> Tue, 03 Jul 2012 11:04:28 +0000 Karen Dewitt 42353 at http://wamc.org NYS Legislature Approves Historic Low Number of Bills Labels for Genetically Modified Food Fail in CT Legislature http://wamc.org/post/labels-genetically-modified-food-fail-ct-legislature <p>A key Connecticut lawmaker says efforts to enact state legislation requiring labeling of genetically modified food died in the face of threatened lawsuits by food producers. WAMC&rsquo;s Lucas Willard reports&hellip;</p><p>Representative Richard Roy, the House chairman of the Environment Committee, said Thursday that he unsuccessfully lobbied House Speaker Christopher Donovan and Governor Dannel P. Malloy. The legislation got no further than his committee.</p> Fri, 11 May 2012 11:17:32 +0000 Lucas Willard 38766 at http://wamc.org Labels for Genetically Modified Food Fail in CT Legislature