Wednesdays Legislative Session In Ny Kicked Off With A Punch

01.10.19 | Sarah Harnisch

14 new women have joined the conference.

Senator Andrea Stewart-Cousins was sworn in to thunderous applause. She is the first African-American woman to hold the position of Senate majority leader.

There are now 20 women senators and 50 women Assembly members--breaking the record for both houses.

The next day of session will not be until Monday, January 14th.