Jeff Klein http://wamc.org en Senate Rejects Cuomo's Bank Tax Cuts http://wamc.org/post/senate-rejects-cuomos-bank-tax-cuts-0 <p>A co-leader of the New York State Senate is claiming victory for the Senate’s rejection of a cut in banking taxes proposed by Governor Andrew Cuomo. Fri, 14 Mar 2014 12:25:57 +0000 Karen Dewitt 85840 at http://wamc.org Senate Rejects Cuomo's Bank Tax Cuts IDC Takes Proposed Campaign Finance Bill On The Road http://wamc.org/post/idc-takes-proposed-campaign-finance-bill-road <p>A group of New York state Senators held a public hearing Wednesday on a proposed campaign finance reform bill. They say with the most recent lawmaker names that have emerged in connection with a federal corruption investigation, the need for such reform is all the more urgent.</p> Thu, 09 May 2013 16:57:31 +0000 Allison Dunne 64270 at http://wamc.org IDC Takes Proposed Campaign Finance Bill On The Road NY Budget Accord Reached, Still Filling in Details http://wamc.org/post/ny-budget-accord-reached-still-filling-details <p></p><p></p><p>Governor Cuomo and legislative leaders agreed to a framework for a new state budget Wednesday evening, &nbsp;but say they are still working out many of the details .</p><p></p><p>Governor Cuomo says he and the legislative leaders have reached an accord on many of the budget issues, and hope to be finished passing everything by Sunday.</p><p></p><p>“I’m pleased to announce &nbsp;this evening that we have a budget agreement in concept,” said Cuomo, who said bills would &nbsp;begin printing immediately.</p><p></p> Thu, 21 Mar 2013 12:52:40 +0000 Karen Dewitt 60348 at http://wamc.org NY Budget Accord Reached, Still Filling in Details New York Lawmakers Say Weekend Budget Session Increasingly Likely http://wamc.org/post/new-york-lawmakers-say-weekend-budget-session-increasingly-likely <p>The New York State budget is crawling to a conclusion, as legislative leaders and Governor Cuomo continue closed door meetings to try to strike a final deal. Tue, 19 Mar 2013 22:00:00 +0000 Karen Dewitt 60227 at http://wamc.org New York Lawmakers Say Weekend Budget Session Increasingly Likely Governor Andrew Cuomo and legislative leaders to work another day on budget agreement http://wamc.org/post/governor-andrew-cuomo-and-legislative-leaders-work-another-day-budget-agreement <p>New York State lawmakers are close to agreeing on a new state spending plan that would include a deal to raise taxes on the wealthy, and raise the minimum wage.&nbsp; They failed to seal a pact Monday night, but say they will be back Tuesday morning to try again.</p><p>Senate Co-Leaders Dean Skelos and Jeff Klein , after a closed door leaders meeting, say they are hopeful that up to $700 million dollars in tax cuts for business and the middle class could be in the state budget.</p> Tue, 19 Mar 2013 01:28:44 +0000 Karen Dewitt 60135 at http://wamc.org Governor Andrew Cuomo and legislative leaders to work another day on budget agreement