Environmental deal highlights last day of NY legislative session

NEW YORK — Lawmakers in Albany are scrambling to pass bills before the end of the legislative session Wednesday night.

Earlier Wednesday state politicians agreed on a historic climate change bill. It calls for New York to get all of it’s electricity from renewable sources like solar and wind by the year 2050.

“It’s all hands on deck. We need to change what we’ve been doing,” State Senator Lis Krueger explained.

For months Governor Andrew Cuomo pushed for the legalization of...

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