Oswego, NY – A poll released today by Quinnipiac University shows that New Yorkers are evenly split on the issue of gay marriage. But more telling is the breakdown of the opinions from sub-groups. Listen to this interview with Quinnipiac pollster Maurice Carroll.
Albany, NY – Governor Paterson has fired all of his nominees on the State Ethics Commission following a scathing report by the Governor's Inspector General on their actions in the troopergate scandal. Capitol Bureau Correspondent Karen DeWitt has more in this report.
Oswego, NY – The New York Civil Liberties Union is weighing in on claims made by religious groups and others that are opposed to the same-sex marriage bill. Legislation to allow gay marriage cleared in the Assembly and has yet to be taken up in the state Senate. WRVOs Jasmyn Belcher spoke with NYCLU staff attorney Matt Faiella. He says opposition stems from misinformation about New York state law in general. He calls the same-sex marriage bill well-balanced.
Albany, NY – The New York State Assembly pass by an 89 to 52 vote a bill to make New York the sixth state to legalize gay marriage, but the measure remains stalled in the State Senate. Karen DeWitt reports.