New York State Assembly http://wamc.org en NY Bill Would Prohibit Official Frequent-Flier Points http://wamc.org/post/ny-bill-would-prohibit-official-frequent-flier-points <p></p><p>A proposal would prohibit New York government officials from collecting frequent-flyer benefits earned through travel paid by taxpayers. The bill is aimed at state officials who pocket free airfare and luxury hotel stays based on taking trips nationwide and internationally while on state business.</p> Wed, 04 Sep 2013 20:34:41 +0000 Dave Lucas 72881 at http://wamc.org NY Bill Would Prohibit Official Frequent-Flier Points Jon Campbell - Gannett News http://wamc.org/post/jon-campbell-gannett-news <p>The future of the New York State Senate is in flux after last week’s elections. Between the yet to be decided race in the 46th State Senate District and the importance of the chamber’s so-called Independent Democratic Conference, the question of which party will control the Senate will could remain unanswered as the calendar turns to 2013.</p><p>For more on how the New York State Senate could shake-out WAMC's Bob Barrett spoke with Gannett state government reporter Jon Campbell.</p><p></p> Sun, 11 Nov 2012 17:15:00 +0000 51820 at http://wamc.org