New York: O'Donnell drops same-sex marriage bill
Opting not to wait for Gov. Andrew Cuomo to introduce a program bill, Assemblyman Danny O'Donnell, an openly gay Democrat from Manhattan, has re-introduced a measure he has shepherded through the Assembly three times.
The bill is now live. It's unclear whether it will advance through the Assembly (or whether Speaker Sheldon Silver might wait for the Cuomo bill, or whether there's a switch-a-roo.....
Times Union • May 12, 2011