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Cuomo Walks

Sep 01, 2002

 "Have you ever walked out of a movie?" I was asked this seemingly innocuous question once, as part of a course in political strategy. The idea was to illustrate a

 

The Arts and Albany

Aug 01, 2002

In the new state budget, state lawmakers gave the New York State Council for the Arts the same amount of money as last year -- $44 million to give as

 

New York City Goes Wireless

Aug 01, 2002

 Bryant Park is Manhattan's newest Internet cafe, and it is only the most recent addition to a growing list of free places to surf the Net in New York City.

 

How You Can Tell How They're Doing

Aug 01, 2002

 The signs are everywhere: candidates on television in commercials touting experience and credentials, volunteers at subway stops and street corners handing out brochures, mailboxes stuffed with campaign flyers and reminders to get out

 

Why Albany Matters in NYC Tech Policy

Jul 01, 2002

New York State has been ranked third among all "cyberstates" by the American Electronics Association, which considered home computer and Internet use, tech wages, research and development, and other factors.

Last Updated (Monday, September 29, 2014 03:26 PM)

 

Why Albany Matters in NYC Tech Policy

Jul 01, 2002

New York State has been ranked third among all "cyberstates" by the American Electronics Association, which considered home computer and Internet use, tech wages, research and development, and other factors.

Last Updated (Monday, September 29, 2014 03:26 PM)

 

No To Nonpartisan Elections

Jun 01, 2002

 Early in June, the mayor proposed a major change in the way the city holds elections. Under the mayor's plan, the city would scrap the current system of primary elections

 

Technology and 9/11

May 01, 2002

 The attacks on the World Trade Center succeeded in devastating New York's telecommunications infrastructure. However, a recent meeting of the City Council's subcommittee on technology brought to light the

 

Scandals And Voters

May 01, 2002

  The mood of the electorate this year is, according to the wisdom of pollsters and political strategists, surprisingly upbeat, if understandably cautious. Nationally and in New York State, it looks