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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

 

The Week Ahead in New York Politics, May 4

May 03, 2015

New York City Hall What to watch for this week in New York politics: [Update: this happened on Monday] Albany arrest watch: "Federal prosecutors are expected to announce criminal charges against New York

 

Strategy Meetings Signal Coming Flurry of Rent Law Lobbying

May 02, 2015

A housing-related rally at City Hall (photo: @AffordabilityNY) On Friday, tenant advocates, union representatives, and elected officials gathered in two separate meetings to discuss the renewal and strengthening of state rent