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Cuomo's State of the State: What's in it for NYC?

Jan 22, 2015

Gov. Cuomo on Wednesday (photo: @NYGovCuomo) Gov. Andrew Cuomo's combined State of the State speech and budget presentation certainly couldn't have been mistaken for the "Tale of Two Cities" speech his


Albany Power Dynamics Allow Immense Power, Little Reform

Jan 22, 2015

Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver (photo: @NYSA_Majority) In Albany, that old saying that absolute power corrupts absolutely appears to be holding true as yet another high-profile legislative leader is facing federal corruption


What Might Be Next for Dan Donovan's DA Seat

Jan 15, 2015

Dan Donovan, left, with Errol Louis on the NY1 set (photo: @InsideCityHall) Staten Island District Attorney Daniel Donovan, a Republican, is running for Congress and widely considered the favorite no matter