New York State politcs http://wamc.org en Women's Groups Targeting New York State Senate Over Abortion Rights Provision http://wamc.org/post/womens-groups-targeting-new-york-state-senate-over-abortion-rights-provision <p>Women’s groups are putting pressure on the State Senate’s ruling coalition to take up Governor Cuomo’s Women’s Equality Act, which includes &nbsp;an abortion rights provision.</p><p>Senator DeFrancisco, a Syracuse Republican and Chair of the Finance Committee, said in an interview with public radio and television that most New York women aren’t that interested in the proposal, “and would not even lose a night’s sleep about expanding abortion rights”.</p> Tue, 11 Jun 2013 16:26:01 +0000 Karen Dewitt 66760 at http://wamc.org Despite Agreement, New York State Budget Talks Go On http://wamc.org/post/despite-agreement-new-york-state-budget-talks-go <p>Even though state lawmakers announced a budget agreement Wednesday, they spent the day Thursday trying to pin down details and print the bills in time to be through over the weekend. Thu, 21 Mar 2013 22:00:00 +0000 Karen Dewitt 60405 at http://wamc.org Despite Agreement, New York State Budget Talks Go On