Legislative Session

Karen DeWitt / WXXI News

Progressive groups, including the New York Civil Liberties Union, say they are frustrated that action on left-leaning issues has stalled in New York in the final weeks of the legislative session.


Karen DeWitt / WXXI News

The New York State legislative session is drawing to a close, and Democrats and Republicans are digging in on the remaining issues of 2017 including a measure to extend the New York City Mayor’s control of the public schools, which has now been linked to a number of diverse issues effecting people in the rest of the state.