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  1. controversies
    Julia Salazar Had a Trust Fund and Her Colombian Ancestors Were Catholic ElitesShe had a trust fund, her ancestors were Catholic elites, and she has a new version of her conversion story.
  2. New York State Senator Proposes Crime-Reporting AppIs it really snitching if it’s on your phone?
  3. Mindy Meyer’s Campaign Website Combines Hot Pink, LMFAO, and Sparkly GIFsThe aspiring state senator is for real.
  4. Proposed Welfare Rule Targets Cigarettes, Alcohol, and Other Fun ThingsThe State Senate is looking to ban spending on vices.
  5. Tom Duane, New York’s First Openly Gay State Senator, Will RetireHe’s sick of commuting to Albany.
  6. Jumping the Subway Turnstile Is Getting ExpensiveThe State Senate voted to raise the fine to $500.
  7. Mediavore
    California State Senate Dines on Taxpayer’s Backs; The Country’s Most ExpensiveThe upper house of the California Legislature ate up $111,316 in taxpayer funds while eating high on the hog.
  8. State Senate ‘Close’ to Final Language on Religious Protections in Marriage-Equality Bill [Updated]Republican senator: “I see it coming to the floor.”
  9. Republican State Senator Jim Alesi: I’m Happy to Be Seen As the Symbolic Turning Vote on Marriage EqualityWhat’s with the rest of you guys?
  10. Skelos: Deal in Place on All Outstanding Issues But Marriage Equality, No Vote GuaranteedHe said he expects the session to end tomorrow.
  11. New York State Assembly Passes Marriage-Equality Bill 80-63All eyes on you, Senate.
  12. Marriage Equality in New York Just One Vote AwayAnother GOP state senator has stepped up to the plate.
  13. State Senator Introduces Bill to Stop New York From Recognizing Out-of-State Gay MarriagesMarty Golden is attempting to provide a rallying point for conservatives.
  14. Dean Skelos Might Not Allow a Vote on Gay Marriage After AllThe state Senate majority leader will have to run it by his caucus first.
  15. Bloomberg: I Will Support Pro-Marriage-Equality Republican State Senators ‘No Matter Where They Stand on Any Other Issue’Hizzoner talks tough.
  16. Four Gay Groups Team Up to Better Coordinate for Marriage EqualityLet’s stop all this squabbling!
  17. Separate Trials for Carl Kruger and His Buddy in Corruption CaseTrouble in paradise!
  18. Bloomberg Pledges to Lobby Albany on Behalf of Marriage EqualityIf there’s a chance to pass a bill, I will do it.”
  19. Post: Carl Kruger Collaborated on Bribes With Gay LoverThis is a guy who voted against gay marriage, remember.
  20. Twenty State Legislators Sign Letter to Keep Millionaire’s Tax to Protect the Poor and MinoritiesIt was addressed to Governor Cuomo.
  21. Hiram Monserrate’s Slash-Victim Girlfriend Is Suing the City for $35 MillionAnd you thought this story couldn’t get weirder.
  22. oh albany!
    Pedro Espada Pleads Not Guilty to Embezzlement ChargesSigh.
  23. State Senate’s Hothead-in-Chief Guilty of MisdemeanorKevin Parker faces up to two years in prison for destroying a photographer’s camera.
  24. Feds: Joe Bruno’s Twin Corruption Convictions Will Be OverturnedThe former State Senate majority leader still hasn’t served a day in jail.
  25. Republicans Have a Mixed Night in New YorkThey were shut out in statewide races, and it’s unclear what will happen with the State Senate, but they did manage to flip five Democratically held congressional seats.
  26. The State Senate Could Be Even Worse This YearWhat if it’s a 31-31 tie?
  27. What Cuomo Gets Out of This Latest Aqueduct ScandalAnother boost!
  28. Not a Good News Day for ‘Amigos’ Carl Kruger and Pedro EspadaThe ‘Post’ takes on two of Albany’s most embattled pols this morning.
  29. Pedro Espada Is the City’s Top LittererIs there any petty crime this guy can’t excel at?
  30. Pedro Espada’s Ringtone Is ‘Eye of the Tiger’Because he’s the underdog, see?
  31. New York Finally Gets No-Fault DivorceNew York has brought its divorce laws into the 21st century.”
  32. Pedro Espada Has God on His SideAnd even if he doesn’t, his foes are racist.
  33. Someone in Albany Got an Expensive SUVThis is the same someone who once slammed another someone for doing the same thing.
  34. Espada Lashes Out at Cuomo As Democrats Push for His Removal [Updated]State senator calls the effort “ill-timed, in bad taste, and un-American.”
  35. One Day Soon You May Not Have to Say You Abused Your Spouse in Order to Get a DivorceThe New York State Senate approves no-fault divorces!
  36. Transgender Protection Bill Defeated in State SenateAnother awesome move from Albany.
  37. Man of the People Pedro Espada Paid Janitors $1.70 an HourBecause they were “training.”
  38. Espada Likely to Be Indicted Within a MonthAfter yesterday’s surprise raid of his health clinic, things are not looking good for the State Senate majority leader.
  39. oh albany!
    State and Federal Authorities Raid Pedro Espada’s Health ClinicThis is not a good week for the state senator.
  40. Andrew Cuomo Files Suit Against Pedro Espada for ‘Looting’ Health ClinicSo far, though, there are no criminal charges.
  41. Yep, Hiram Monserrate Is Running Against GaysBut do evangelicals hate the gays as much as he does?
  42. Gay Group Targets Individual State SenatorsHiram Monserrate is first on the list.
  43. Judge Denies Hiram Monserrate’s Bid to Remain in State SenateMonserrate is expected to appeal.
  44. Monserrate Expelled from State SenateFirst time in nearly a century that a member of Legislature has been expelled.
  45. Security Beefed Up for State Senate’s Monserrate VoteHis fate will be decided today.
  46. Paterson Vetoes Ethics ReformNot good enough, says our gov.
  47. Hiram Monserrate Compares Self to Murdered Civil-Rights WorkersBecause they were convicted girlfriend-slashers, too.
  48. oh albany!
    At Least Nine State Senators Are Ready to Expel Hiram MonserrateThe list includes several of his fellow Democrats. Ouch.
  49. Andrew Cuomo Has ‘Extensive Evidence’ on Espada Business WrongdoingHe says Espada used money from his nonprofit to pay campaign expenses.
  50. State Senate Panel Wants Monserrate Expelled, Or CensuredExpelled seems like the right choice.
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