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ALBANY -- The New York State Senate’s bipartisan coalition just became stronger at the expense of the Democratic conference with the defection of a Queens Democrat.
Sen. Andrea Stewart-Cousins (D-Yonkers), who leads the minority conference of Democrats, said Wednesday morning that Sen. Tony Avella’s move to the Independent Democratic Conference won’t hurt her effort to regain majority...Read more »
Democrat Ryan Cronin said Thursday he is thinking about challenging state Sen. Kemp Hannon (R-Garden City) again.
“I am considering it,” Cronin said. “I’ve had a lot of conversations with donors. I’m being encouraged by supporters. I’m now going through the process to make a decision.”
Hannon defeated Cronin 52 percent to 48 percent in 2012. Now in his 13th term, Hannon heads the Senate...Read more »