Articles Tagged ‘Kenneth LaValle’

Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos, R-Rockville Centre, speaks to reporters after meeting with Gov. Cuomo on gay marriage, Thursday, June 16, 2011 in Albany, N.Y.  Conflicting interests and political maneuvering threatened to stall a vote in New York on whether to legalize gay marriage, viewed by advocates and opponents alike as a pivotal moment in the years-long debate.(AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)

NY Gay Marriage: LI GOP Senators Unlikely To Approve

Don’t expect the one critical vote needed to make same-sex…



LI State Senate Races: Zeldin Ousts Foley, Johnson-Martins a Close Call

One of Long Island’s two Democratic New York State senators lost their bids for re-election Tuesday while the other is in a contest that is too…



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Election Guide 2010: Long Island’s State Senate and Assembly Races

What’s at stake in next Tuesday’s election is huge for…



Elections 2010: Kenneth LaValle

Kenneth LaValle (R, C, I, STR-Port Jefferson) LaValle, a 71-year-old who is running for his 18th term, touts himself as an advocate for education, the…



Mutiny For Our Bounty

Albany is gray in every way. Everything is negotiated in the margins, written in invisible ink or sketched in shades of gray. Having spent several years living upstate I can tell you also that Albany is quite literally black and white, like the movie Pleasantville.