Liz Benjamin at Capital Tonight reported at 7:00pm tonight that the vote more than likely would not occur on Wednesday. She reported that final language must be reached on several measures, including a property tax cap and rent regulation bill.
In the Republican-led Senate, lawmakers are meeting to discuss the Article X measure and expect to take that measure up tonight. SUNY 2020, a plan that would allow for indexed tuition increases, may also be taken up tonight as well.
That makes it a virtual certainty that same-sex marriage will not be voted on tonight or in the wee hours of Thursday. A Senate official said no agreement has been reached on an amendment for religious exemptions in the bill, but language has been proposed.
The Advocate published today that Gov. Andrew Cuomo and Dean Skelos, NY state senate majority leader, have worked toward greater agreement on the exemption for religious institutions that has reportedly been holding up the vote.
Check out Rev. Emily C. Heath's report updates at The Bilerico Project from today in Albany, and check back here tomorrow for continued updates about the New York marriage equality vote.