The state Senate has a snazzy new website (same old address). It’s a big deal for the new Senate Democratic majority, with some new features – but what about the minority senators? Are they getting the same bells and whistles on the site?
Judging from John DeFrancisco’s section on the new site, it looks like the answer is yes. There’s a “Featured Video” entitled “Senator DeFrancisco Blasts Upstate Democrats on MTA Bailout,” and what appears to be a blog post about “Bailing Out Downstate.” (The Republicans get a maroon banner, Dems get blue ones.)
And “Happening Now,” Senator Kevin Parker gets kicked out of the Energy Committee and stripped of his Majority Whip position, for allegedly assaulting a photographer.
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