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New York lawmakers make push for term limits on elected state offices

June 14, 2018 01:35 PM

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - A bipartisan group of state lawmakers is pushing for term limits on all elected state offices in New York, including the Legislature.
    
Led by Sen. Joseph Griffo, an Oneida County Republican, several Senate and Assembly members held a news conference Thursday in Albany to call for passage of bills that would limit the offices of governor, state comptroller and attorney general to two four-year terms.
    
The lawmakers say terms for both houses of the Legislature should be capped at a total of 12 consecutive years.
    
Griffo says the case for finally getting term limits passed in Albany is being helped by Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo and Republican candidate for governor Marc Molinaro, the Dutchess County Executive.
    
Cuomo and Molinaro both favor term limits for statewide elected offices and the Legislature.

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