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The Week That Was in New York Politics, Jan. 18-22

Jan 22, 2016

photo: Stanley Kubrick via Museum of the City of New York Gotham Gazette's Week in Review, Friday January 22 PHOTO OF THE WEEK: City Council Members and Attorney General Eric Schneiderman, via @ydanis;


Good Government Groups Rate Cuomo's Ethics Package

Jan 21, 2016

Scene at Gov. Cuomo's State of the State (photo: Kevin P. Coughlin/Governor's Office) On Tuesday in Albany, the heads of three major good government groups gave their evaluation of the ethics proposals


What to Watch for as City Budget Season Begins

Jan 20, 2016

The Mayor delivers a budget presentation (photo: Rob Bennett for the Office of the Mayor) For the next several months, New York City elected officials will be consumed with numbers. They’ll throw


Overdue DOE Capital Plan To Be Released

Jan 20, 2016

De Blasio at a school visit (photo: Demetrius Freeman/Mayor's Office) Once Mayor Bill de Blasio unveils his preliminary budget for 2017 on Thursday, Jan. 21, the City Council will begin to hold


The Week Ahead in New York Politics, January 18

Jan 17, 2016

New York City Hall What to watch for this week in New York politics: Last week, Governor Andrew Cuomo released his Executive Budget for fiscal year 2017, which, for the state, begins