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Christine Quinn at a Council meeting this past November.
In December, the Council overrode a mayoral veto of the Outsourcing Accountability Act. Last week, Council Speaker Christine Quinn
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In yesterday’s State of the City speech, the Mayor rehashed a decade of education reform in the city’s schools and outlined the tough
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Gov. Andrew Cuomo had a big freshman year—so big, in fact, that some observers have wondered how he will replicate it. On Wednesday, Cuomo
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Gov. Andrew Cuomo and legislative leaders announce their ethics reform plan earlier this year.
On Friday, after months of waiting and wondering, unsure of whether
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New York State has been without a functioning ethics watchdog for two months and change. The Commission on Public Integrity (CPI) has limped
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Gov. Andrew Cuomo hosts a cabinet meeting in the Capitol
As early as today the administration of Gov. Andrew Cuomo is expected to unveil CitizenConnects,
Former State Sen. Richard Dollinger testifies before the legislature's redistricting task force in Rochester.
Over the past month the Legislative Task Force on Demographic Research and Reapportionment, also known as LATFOR,
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(Update: On Aug. 9, the city Lobbying Commission issues its preliminary draft report, which essentially included the proposed changed discussed below. The report is available here.
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Mayor Michael Bloomberg greets participants at the Big Apps competition in 2010. While his administration has encouraged the development of apps, some advocates say it could do
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Anthony Weiner campaigns for re-election in 2007. Now party leaders largely control who will take his place.
(Update: On Friday, the Republican Party selected Bob Turner as its