Rensselaer, NY, Mar 08, 2011 — A new study finds lobbyists spent more than ever influencing lawmakers in Albany last year. The New York Public Interest Research Group says $210 million was spent lobbying the state capitol. NYPIRG legislative director Blair Horner says one industry stands out.
(03/12/2014) Hundreds of prison guards, many from the North Country, rallied yesterday outside the Capitol in Albany, demanding that Gov. Andrew Cuomo cancel a plan to mothball four state prisons in July.