Cuomo Cares About The Constitution, OK?
On February 15, Gov. Andrew Cuomo published an op-ed in the New York Daily News addressing the Supreme Court nomination controversy. According to the Governor, “to allow [Washington gridlock] to now paralyze the judicial branch, in defiance of the U.S. Constitution, would be a disservice to both parties and to Justice Scalia’s legacy.” The Governor…
The Supreme Court Conundrum
Following the sudden death of renowned Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, the media—along with various elected officials—launched into an immediate barrage of speculation about what would happen to Justice Scalia’s vacated seat on the Court.
Cuomo's Minimum Wage Mirage
The centerpiece of Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s legislative agenda for 2016 is his proposal to increase the minimum wage in New York to $15 per hour. While NYCF empathizes with our neighbors who struggle to support their families due to low wages, we oppose the Governor’s proposal. NYCF believes that a $15-per-hour minimum wage would hurt…
Saeed Is Freed
Friends, the prayers of believers across the United States and around the world have been heard and answered.
Cuomo's Transgender Reg Finalized
Gov. Andrew Cuomo has imposed substantial portions of the Bathroom Bill upon the State of New York by fiat.
The Renewed Call For Clean Government
Last year was not a banner year for Albany politicians. In fact, it would be fair to describe 2015 as the Year of the Convictions. In 2015, former Senate Majority Leaders John Sampson (D-Brooklyn), Malcolm Smith (D-Queens), and Dean Skelos (R-Rockville Centre); former Senate Deputy Majority Leader Tom Libous (R-Binghamton); and former Assembly Speaker Sheldon…
Kentucky Clerk Stands By Her Convictions—And Wins!
Rowan County (Ky.) Clerk Kim Davis’ long battle for an accommodation that would allow her to perform the duties of her office without violating her Christian beliefs about marriage is over—and Kim won!
State Issues Three Casino Licenses
In 2012 and 2013, the New York State Legislature—with the strong support of Gov. Andrew Cuomo—approved a casino expansion amendment to the New York State Constitution. This action paved the way for the amendment to be placed on the 2013 general election ballot. The amendment, which was opposed by New Yorkers for Constitutional Freedoms and…
Court Shuts Down JONAH
Over the past year, Albany Update has reported several times on the unjust treatment to which Jews Offering New Alternatives to Healing (JONAH), a small nonprofit providing assistance to persons seeking freedom from unwanted homosexual attractions, has been subjected by the leftist Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) and the courts.
2016: President Obama's Final Year In Office
President Barack Obama is scheduled to leave office on January 20, 2017.
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