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DISAPPOINTMENT No Deal Yet on NY Gay Marriage Mike Groll / AP Photo

No Deal Yet on NY Gay Marriage

New York state legislators had yet to reach a deal on same-sex marriage Tuesday, despite having reached a “framework” on the other major issues facing them at the end of the legislative session. Gov. Andrew Cuomo, Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos, and Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver had a two-hour, closed-door meeting to discuss the key issues they had been disagreeing about—a rise in state university tuition, tax cap and rent control—but there was no mention of same-sex marriage. The legislative session had been scheduled to end Monday, but lawmakers have extended it to deal with the major—and contentious—issues facing them.

June 21, 2011 7:00 PM