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Wednesday, March 9

Front page: Senators clash over redistricting petition denial, Cuomo to meet today with gay leaders on same-sex marriage plan

Good morning!

Rensselaer County Executive Kathy Jimino called state legislators to implement mandate reform measures during her annual State of the County address. [Record]

Gov. Cuomo's agency consolidation plan is drawing some criticism from lawmakers. [TU]

Cuomo is set to meet with gay advocates today to discuss a proposal to legalize same-sex marriage. [NYT]

State senate floor action was held up for about an hour yesterday as members argued over the Rules Committee's rejection of a Democratic petition for a hearing on the Gov.'s independent redistricting bill. Post-session video here. [SoP, CapCon]

NY U.S. Rep. Peter King is getting a lot of press coverage for his hearings on Muslim radicalization being held this week. [Observer]

Ex-Gov. Spitzer may make a run for NYC Mayor. [NatJo]


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