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Claudia Tenney ’83 (R) was re-elected to the New York State Assembly yesterday after fighting an uphill battle caused by redistricting that she and many others — Republicans and Democrats alike — called gerrymandering.

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New York State Assembly Passes Dangerous Expansion of Abortion in the 3rd Trimester | NY Assemblywoman Deborah Glick | In a vote of 94-49 the New York State Assembly approved passage of AB 6221, the extreme stand-alone 10th point from the previously packaged 10-point Women’s Equality Act, which would expand third-trimester abortions and allow non-doctors to perform abortions. [03.25.15]

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The New York State Assembly has just voted to extend New York's ban on fracking until 2015. This is good news indeed, but there is still a long way to go. Read more: http://www.digitaljournal.com/article/345078

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N.Y. state Assembly speaker charged with fraud in corruption probe

New York state assembly speaker arrested on corruption charges

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Politics 101: Here's Why Black Women Representation In State Legislature Elections Matter

New York State Assembly candidate Nantasha Williams explains why it's important for residents to get involved | Essence.com

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MMA Finally Legal In New York Despite Bizarre Opposition, UFC Stars Rejoice - Pixabay It has been a hell of a long time coming, but yesterday the New York State Assembly legalised MMA in the Empire State. It too...

Rough Riders episode Born in New York City, Roosevelt graduated from Harvard in 1880. He emerged as the leader of reform Republicans in the New York State Assembly in the early 1...

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From A-Z: Dynamic Black Women In History

Bessie A. Buchanan Bessie became the first African-American woman to hold a seat in the New York State Legislature when she was elected to the New York State Assembly in 1954.

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Former speaker of the New York State Assembly Sheldon Silver arrives for his arraignment at a New York court house after being arrested on January 22 on corruption charges on February 24, 2015 in New York City. Silver, a Democrat from the Lower East Side of Manhattan who had served as speaker for more than two decades, is accused in court documents of using the power of his office to solicit millions in bribes and kickbacks. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

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Internet Criminal Impersonation Laws: New York State Assembly Member Mich Z. Kellner Ann...