Republicans http://wrvo.org en Two state Senate factions will form Democratic coalition http://wrvo.org/post/two-state-senate-factions-will-form-democratic-coalition <p></p><p><span style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial; font-size: small; line-height: normal;">Two Democratic factions in the New York State Senate say they are joining to form what could be a strong Democratic majority in the Senate, leaving Republicans, who up until now have ruled the chamber in a coalition government, out of power.</span></p> Thu, 26 Jun 2014 10:25:09 +0000 Karen DeWitt 57946 at http://wrvo.org Two state Senate factions will form Democratic coalition Senate leadership proposes bills to combat heroin epidemic http://wrvo.org/post/senate-leadership-proposes-bills-combat-heroin-epidemic <p></p> Thu, 29 May 2014 10:59:16 +0000 Karen DeWitt 56508 at http://wrvo.org Senate leadership proposes bills to combat heroin epidemic Valesky believes IDC-GOP coalition will stay together http://wrvo.org/post/valesky-believes-idc-gop-coalition-will-stay-together <p>State Sen. Dave Valesky, a founding member of the Independent Democratic Conference believes a recent Siena College poll&nbsp; gives credence to the coalition between the IDC and Senate Republicans.</p> Fri, 25 Apr 2014 19:52:37 +0000 Ellen Abbott 54725 at http://wrvo.org Valesky believes IDC-GOP coalition will stay together Eight potential Maffei challengers attend GOP forum to make their case http://wrvo.org/post/eight-potential-maffei-challengers-attend-gop-forum-make-their-case <p></p> Fri, 28 Feb 2014 12:56:43 +0000 Ellen Abbott 52027 at http://wrvo.org Eight potential Maffei challengers attend GOP forum to make their case Poll shows state Republicans disapprove of Cuomo http://wrvo.org/post/poll-shows-state-republicans-disapprove-cuomo <p>A new poll finds Gov. Andrew Cuomo is paying a political price with Republicans in New York for enacting some of the nation's strictest gun control laws, which were also the first after the Newtown, Conn. school shooting. Tue, 19 Mar 2013 22:03:00 +0000 Karen DeWitt 34980 at http://wrvo.org Gillibrand talks election year politics http://wrvo.org/post/gillibrand-talks-election-year-politics <p>While visiting Syracuse today to promote a new bill to help small businesses, US Senator Kirsten Gillibrand rebuffed the criticisms of her opponents that she has moved further to the left since taking office.</p><p>&quot;I have the exact same values as I&rsquo;ve always had, and that&rsquo;s fighting for New Yorkers, fighting for small businesses, and helping get this economy back on track,&quot; said Gillibrand.</p><p> Fri, 15 Jun 2012 20:31:44 +0000 Matt Porter 21023 at http://wrvo.org