The day after the election, the Times ran a comparative chart of the personal preferences of the outgoing and incoming governors. Asked how he relaxed at the Governor's Mansion in Albany, David Paterson said: "Reading in the family room."
A few days earlier, Joe Fisch, the state's in ... More >>
I remember when Carl Andrews was an innocent. The focus of scorching New York Post stories the last two days, Andrews is now a target of a probe that threatens the brief Democratic reign in the New York State Senate. It's the culmination of a life of clownish crime, though the usually ebullient Andr ... More >>
Well, there goes the AEG Aqueduct deal. Albany has withdrawn its support for the Aqueduct Entertainment Group bid that earlier this year won the "racino" video gaming concession at Aqueduct Raceway.
Today the state Division of the Lottery announced it "has concluded that it cannot issue a g ... More >>
The selection of Aqueduct Entertainment Group for the "racino" video lottery contract at Aqueduct Racetrack continues to provoke suspicion. Not only federal investigators but also the state inspector general are nosing around the general vicinity of the deal, which has some connected backers. ... More >>
Yesterday's thickest blizzard fell not from the sky. It was the snow job attempt by Governor David Paterson who had his otherwise estimable counsel, Peter Kiernan, issue a statement insisting that subpoenas served on the state Lottery Division were unrelated to the gov's deeply bizarre select ... More >>
Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver piles on Governor Paterson in the Aqueduct Video Lotto mess, sending a letter to state inspector general Joseph Fisch asking the IG to conduct a review to determine "whether the Division of the Lottery and relevant state agencies followed all applicable statut ... More >>