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Betsy Gotbaum

  • Blogs

    October 23, 2010

    Tom DiNapoli's Appointment Logs: He's Just Too Nice a Guy

    ​Tom DiNapoli is too nice a guy. The state comptroller apparently can't say no to anyone who wants to meet with him, though he has a mixed record when it comes to delivering what his bellringers want. I've been reading half a foot of DiNapoli's appointment schedules from 2007 to now an ... More >>

  • News

    June 10, 2008

    Want to Work for Mike Bloomberg? What's Your Batting Average?

    Softball, campaign promises, and the miserable minority-contracting record of the Bloomberg administration

  • News

    August 30, 2005
  • Blogs

    July 20, 2005

    Bill Thompson Wins!!

    He's got money, unions, endorsements, and no viable opponent—except time As the massive crowd of pols, activists, and union members crammed on to the steps of City Hall on Wednesday morning, Councilman Robert Jackson revved up the crowd with shouts of "Who's not endorsing Bill Thompson?" The a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 15, 2005

    A School Near You: Readin', Writin', and Recruitin'

    In second run for public advocate, civil liberties vet Siegel parses the Pentagon's pitch It was hot and getting on toward dinner time Thursday night on Fulton Street and Atlantic Ave., but some of the passersby took the flyers that were handed to them, and a few even stopped to chat or sign a peti ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 12, 2005

    State GOP's Drum Rap

    Last Week, Republican state chairman Stephen Minarik called on Attorney General Elliot Spitzer to investigate the nonprofit, tax-exempt Drum Major Institute for being too friendly with Freddy Ferrer. Exhibit A, according to Minarik's letter, was a July 5 press conference condemning English-only repo ... More >>

  • News

    June 7, 2005

    Stopping a Stadium

    Heroes had different motives, but they shared scorn for the Jets deal

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    July 13, 2004

    Affordable Housing Gets Sacked

    Battery Park City's funds intercepted by the city's big west side project

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    April 22, 2003

    Bloomberg at the Crossroads

    With a Budget That Will Define Him, Mayor Mike Pushes Pataki, Unions

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    April 10, 2001

    The Curse

    Why No Woman Is Running for Mayor

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