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John Flanagan's Senate Campaign Finance: The Full Picture

May 13, 2015

John Flanagan (photo: Senate website) John Flanagan, Republican state Senator, is now Temporary President and Majority Leader in Albany's upper chamber. He replaces Dean Skelos in leadership following the fellow Long Island


The Week Ahead in New York Politics, May 11

May 10, 2015

New York City Hall What to look for this week in New York politics: SKELOS WATCH: The fallout from Republican Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos' arrest on federal corruption charges continues, with


Amid Further Ethics Scandal, What Can Cuomo Do Now?

May 07, 2015

Gov. Cuomo (photo: @NYGovCuomo) Last March Gov. Andrew Cuomo killed the Moreland Commission on Public Corruption in a deal with Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver and Republican Majority Leader Dean Skelos. Now,


De Blasio's Executive Budget: What We Know So Far

May 07, 2015

Mayor de Blasio at City Hall on Wednesday (photo: William Alatriste) Mayor Bill de Blasio will outline his Fiscal Year 2016 Executive Budget on Thursday afternoon at City Hall. The mayor