Independent Democratic Conference

"I hope to help the women who might have been in a similar situation," his accuser says.
Despite a Democratic majority in the state senate, Republicans control the upper chamber.
This is the third time the Assembly has passed such a bill, with similar moratorium bills passing in 2010 and 2011, but then dying a slow death in the Senate and never reaching the governor's desk, meaning the de facto moratorium has remained in place. Could the third time be a charm in 2013 in the Empire State?
National Democrats are cheering the Tkaczyk win even though Republicans continue to dominate the chamber. The Democratic
Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos (R-Rockville Centre) and Senate Independent Democratic Conference Leader Jeff Klein (D
Klein and his allies formed the IDC after Republicans grabbed control in the 2010 election, citing Democratic Senate "mismanagement
On Election Day, Democrats had appeared to win back control of the Senate. As the month has progressed however, and as two
Klein's bill essentially updates old stalking and harassment laws to include cyberbullying. It would: The bill will be carried
Governor Cuomo is pushing for another marriage equality bill soon. Combined, the "positive impact of marriage equality" in