Many of Albany’s most powerful figures in Albany are well into middle age. Gov. Andrew Cuomo, for example, is 59 years old. State Senate Majority Leader John Flanagan is 56, while the youngster of the group, Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie, is a relatively spry 49. State Sen. Jeff Klein, the leader of the Independent Democratic Conference, is in his 50s, while his rival, state Senate Minority Leader Andrea Stewart-Cousins, is in her 60s.
Week in and week out, we focus on these individuals and their influential peers who tend to be in the same age group. But this week, we take a step back and look at the next generation of political leaders – all of them under the age of 40.
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Source: http://cityandstateny.com (via The Empire Report)