How many times can New York state lawmakers kick the can down the road on important housing and employment discrimination laws before they get legislator's toe? Probably many, is a fair guess. And they had at least one big punt left in them this past weekend.
Just before the Senate adjourned until 2014, Democratic leadership failed to bring GENDA, a sweeping law designed to protect transgender people from employment and housing discrimination, to an up-or-down vote. The Assembly has passed it six years running, so maybe senators got do-the-right-thing fatigue?More »