links for 2011-06-03

  • A Thursday press conference to announce the new bill came just a day after state legislative leaders expressed a newfound openness to tuition hikes.
  • Gov. Andrew Cuomo met today with Senators Jim Alesi, R-Perinton, and Roy McDonald, R-Saratoga, to discuss a proposal to legalize same-sex marriage.
  • Skeptics question the social implications of sending someone's remains down the drain, and whether it's safe for the environment and public health.
  • Bonstein and advocates from the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society visited the Capitol on Wednesday to lobby for legislation that would require insurers to cover oral chemotherapy the same way they cover IV chemotherapy.