Gov. Andrew Cuomo has received $361,500 and the Legislature has raked in more than $1 million from gambling interests leading up to the Nov. 5 casino referendum which is being challenged in court, according to a new report.
Connecticut Senator Joe Lieberman gave an inspired farewell speech on the Senate floor this afternoon. It was the Independent's last speech before he retires at the end of this legislative session.
Backers of a bill to provide as much as $7.4 billion in aid to people sickened by World Trade Center dust are making a last-minute push in the Senate.
First responders, survivors of the Sept. 11 attacks and lawmakers are gathering Tuesday on Capitol Hill before the lame duck session of Congress ends.