Senate Majority Leader Joseph Bruno, R-Brunswick, Rensselaer County, is on a local Albany radio station this morning defending himself against an Albany Times Union story about using the state air fleet for fundraising trips and criticizing Gov. Eliot Spitzer, a Democrat, as a “rich, spoiled kid” and a “mean-spirited person who’s been elected governor.”
Bruno is holding a news conference at 1:30 p.m. this afternoon. Stay tuned for details.
Attempts to move New York toward being a no-fault divorce state failed in Legislature this year.
Attorney General Andrew Cuomo says thousands of doctors and lawyers and other state-licensed professionals in New York aren’t filing tax returns.
In Putnam County, state Assemblyman Greg Ball, R-Carmel, led a rally yesterday to protest a planned hiring site in the village of Brewster for day laborers.
U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer, D-N.Y., is urging the federal government to put new safeguards in place to protect consumers from unsafe products manufactured in China.