Tag Archives: Andrew Cuomo

Fighting for Liberal Agenda, Assembly Speaker Finds New Ally in Mayor | A NY Times article where I’m quoted.

Fighting for Liberal Agenda, Assembly Speaker Finds New Ally in Mayor BY THOMAS KAPLAN The relationship between Mayor Bill de Blasio and Sheldon Silver, the Assembly speaker, could help advance their common goals that have become stalled in Albany in … Continue reading

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Assemblyman Kellner to Appeal Ruling That He Sexually Harassed Staffers – NY1

NY1 News reports that embattled “Assemblyman Micah Kellner of Manhattan is appealing an ethics panel’s ruling that he sexually harassed his staff members. He’s now requesting a public hearing on the matter with sworn testimony from witnesses. Kellner says that … Continue reading

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Resolution for 2014: Clean up Albany

[H]onor and integrity have remained in shockingly short supply [in the State Legislature]. Continue reading

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The Grinch Who Stole Democracy | CityandStateNY.com

City&State is here! Read “On Bloomberg,” by his aides. See my column, “The Grinch Who Stole Democracy,” p. 45. http://issuu.com/cityandstate/docs/cs_121613_all This Christmas, Santa Cuomo is leaving lumps of coal in the stockings of New Yorkers. Santa Cuomo is dumping a … Continue reading

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Santa Cuomo Holiday Wish Book: Naughty & Nice REDC Gifts

Several of my tweets this week looked at selected goodies dispensed by Santa Cuomo from his sack of Regional Economic Development Council (REDC 2013) gifts, um, grants this Christmas. Many of the projects seem tangentially related to job creation, job … Continue reading

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Brooklyn agency fits description of mystery nonprofit in Moreland probe | New York Post

I don’t see proof that state legislators are corrupt or benefited from any alleged corruption. Continue reading

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The Best & the brightest? | Live From The State Capital

Fred Dicker interviews Michael Benjamin on Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s human rights nominee and his plan to close the Indian Point Energy Center. Continue reading

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An abortion bill NY won’t like | NYPost.com

The Post’s Michael Benjamin: http://bit.ly/XneUlI With the state budget done, Albany will now turn to other issues –with Gov. Cuomo’s push for a new abortion law being one of the top issues. We’re told the proposal is a codification of … Continue reading

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The Political Year Ahead in 2013: City&State NY

Politically, the year ahead will offer the usual crop of indicted pols, unpopular policies and heart-stopping surprises. Nonetheless, I’ll offer my thoughts on what interesting things could happen over the next 12 months. Retiring Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s second … Continue reading

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Guest column: WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW

Another guest column by Sen. Rev. Ruben Diaz, Sr. Governor Cuomo is calling for the Democratic Party to be “unified” “tighter” and “ organized.” You should know that during the past general election, Governor Andrew Cuomo who is supposed to … Continue reading

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