State Sen. Jim Alesi, R-Perinton, says he'll support gay marriage
A measure to legalize gay marriage in New York is now as close as two votes away.
Twenty-nine of 30 Democrats in the state Senate are being joined by Republican Sen. James Alesi, of Perinton, to support gay marriage in these last days of the legislative session.
That brings the estimated support to 30 votes for the measure in the 62-seat chamber, two votes shy of passage....
Messenger Post Media • Jun 13, 2011