Albany, NY – The political stand off continues at the State Capitol, where a coalition of 30 Senate Republicans, and two Democrats say that they are now in charge, while the rest of the Senate Democrats maintain they still control the chamber.
Oswego, NY – Governor Paterson and New York's public employee unions have reached an agreement to avoid the layoff of up to nine-thousand state workers because of the state's fiscal problems. The Civil Service Employees Association is one of the unions. C-S-E-A's Stephen Maduaruz explains to WRVO's Chris Ulanowski how the compromise was reached.
Oswego, NY – Quinnipiac University pollster Maurice Carrol has followed Albany politics for years. He comments on the coup staged by two dissendent Democrats and the GOP. He spoke to WRVO's Chris Ulanowski.
Oswego, NY – Syracuse area Republican Senator John DeFrancisco says he's known for weeks about the Republican's plan to takeover the New York State Senate. WRVO's Ryan Morden spoke with Senator DeFrancisco about yesterday's big event in Albany.
Oswego, NY – Republicans takeover the state Senate, a group of District Attorneys are increasing efforts to sway public opinion on recent changes to NY's new drug laws. More on Governor Paterson's agreement with state worker's unions.