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The New York state legislature continued about its business in Albany Wednesday, despite the leadership crisis in the Assembly. Lawmakers held the first in a series of public budget hearings. Meanwhile, several Assemblymembers officially declared their candidacy to succeed Speaker Sheldon Silver, who will leave the office on Monday.

School Funding Rally Draws Hundreds To Albany

Jan 14, 2014

Hundreds of school children, parents and union members held a rally and sit-in at the State Capitol in Albany to build momentum for more spending on schools in the state budget Tuesday.