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Stories with person: Dean Skelos
  • Medical marijuana inching to legalization in NY 
    Updated: Apr-11-14 2:28 pm
  • ALBANY, New York - New York is inching toward legalizing some form of medical marijuana as support grows in the state Legislature and is likely to become one of a handful of issues taken up when lawmakers return later this month.

  • NYC mayor voices support for Dream Act in Albany 
    Updated: Mar-22-14 3:55 pm
  • ALBANY, New York - A bill that would open state financial aid to students in the country illegally appeared dead following a narrow defeat in the Legislature, but growing support for New York's Dream Act has given advocates and lawmakers renewed hope it could be included in the final state budget.

  • NY Dream Act bill nixed, Senate leadership blamed 
    Updated: Mar-18-14 5:50 pm
  • ALBANY, New York - Advocates for a bill to allow access to state financial aid for New York students in the country illegally vowed Tuesday to fight on and lobby to include the narrowly rejected bill in the budget.