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Governor Cuomo introducing the Women's Equality Act in June 2013. Photo: <a href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/governorandrewcuomo/8951341394/">Office of Gov. Cuomo</a>
Governor Cuomo introducing the Women's Equality Act in June 2013. Photo: Office of Gov. Cuomo

For Women's Equality Act supporters, next fall is next battleground

Democrats and their allies in the legislature say there's little chance any major issues can be accomplished in the remaining days of the legislative session. Those pushing a Women's Equality Act are already looking ahead to the fall campaigns as the next step.

Gov. Andrew Cuomo is downplaying expectations for any major agreements in the final days of the legislative session.

"We have some clean up items," Cuomo said "I don't expect us to do any major initiatives."  Go to full article
Inside the Capitol. Photo: <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/54021469@N00/394233312/">Holley St. Germain</a>, Creative Commons, some rights reserved
Inside the Capitol. Photo: Holley St. Germain, Creative Commons, some rights reserved

Unfinished business for the NY legislature

There's around two months left in the legislative session, and a number of issues left on the agenda. But it's uncertain how many of them will actually become law.

Gov. Andrew Cuomo, who's failed to achieve a number of progressive items over the last two years, including public campaign finance reform and a Women's Equality Act, told the Democratic Rural Conference that he'll try to get them passed in the state legislature in the next eight weeks, before the session ends in June.  Go to full article
Gov. Andrew Cuomo discussing the Women's Equality Act in Pougkeepsie, NY on June 5, 2013. Photo: <a href="8967996833_7739e76434_z">Gov. Cuomo's office</a> via Flickr
Gov. Andrew Cuomo discussing the Women's Equality Act in Pougkeepsie, NY on June 5, 2013. Photo: Gov. Cuomo's office via Flickr

Assembly may return to consider Women's Equality Act

The legislature left Albany last week with some unfinished business. They did not agree on Governor Cuomo's Women's Equality Act, and New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo says at least one house should return to pass some of the bill's provisions.  Go to full article

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