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With 2 Lawmakers Sick, the Rest Take Turns Voting in an Empty Chamber

Mar 18, 2020 - The New York Times

At least 17 statehouses have postponed their legislative sessions, and others, including Albany, have special rules in place to limit contact.

At least 17 statehouses have postponed their legislative sessions, and others, including Albany, have special rules in place to limit contact.

ALBANY, N.Y. — In New York’s State Capitol, lawmakers were voting one at a time or in small groups in nearly empty chambers. In Boston, legislators postponed public hearings, promising to take virtu...