News, views and commentary on Long Island, state and national politics
BloggersDan Janison Rick Brand Tom Brune Robert Brodsky Paul LaRocco Yancey Roy Celeste Hadrick
Cuomo says special legislative session not probable
Once thought likely, a special legislative session to deal with minimum wage, a lawmakers’ pay hike and the fiscal impacts of superstorm Sandy is not probable, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo said Tuesday.
Cuomo said he is going to be “preoccupied” with storm recovery issues for weeks to come. Plus, “confusion” over what party controls the state Senate would make it difficult to forge any agreements,...