Hugh Carey

  • Blogs

    April 16, 2014

    New York State's Long-Running War on Weed

    A U.S. map that shows where pot is legal looks a lot like recent electoral college maps, except instead of blue, the liberal states are rendered in green: the entire West Coast (California, Oregon, Washington, Nevada), progressive mountain and Midwest states (Colorado, New Mexico; Michigan, Illinois ... More >>

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    November 1, 2012

    Mass Transit Update: Here's What's (And What's Not) Running in New York City Today

    It's Day Three of Sandy's aftermath and, needless to say, New York is still swamped with flooding, power outages, displaced residents and, most importantly for commuters, public transportation shutdowns. We are told that it will take a few days for the City to be up and running like her old, pr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 7, 2010

    Andrew Cuomo's Girlfriend is Not Moving In

    ​New York's governor-elect Andrew Cuomo will not be bringing his girlfriend of four years, semi-celeb chef Sandra Lee, to Albany for First Lady duties, according to the Wall Street Journal. To be a fly on the wall when the couple had that conversation! Now, it's entirely possible that Cuomo an ... More >>

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    October 26, 2010

    Andrew Cuomo Invokes Carey History and Gets Union Feedback

    ​This is the way campaigns are supposed to work: A pair of top officials of two of the state's largest public employee unions are today calling out Andrew Cuomo for his tough-on-labor comments in Sunday's New York Times. Cuomo was described as "girding for war" with big unions aided by a "more ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 19, 2010

    Hugh Carey, Former Gov, Knew What a Real Crisis Looked Like

    ​Hopefully, Andrew Cuomo already has a copy of The Man Who Saved New York: Hugh Carey and the Great Fiscal Crisis of 1975, the new biography by former state senator Seymour Lachman and ex-Newsday reporter Rob Polner, the same team that delivered insider tales of Albany fixers in Three Men in a ... More >>

  • News

    June 8, 2010

    Andrew Cuomo's Biggest Rival Won't Be the G.O.P.

    It's Shelly Silver and the old-school Dems in his race to Governor

  • Blogs

    December 11, 2009

    The Wit and Wisdom of David Paterson

    ​Has anyone noticed that, for all his dour warnings on the economy, maudlin self-representation in ads, and rage at being mocked by Saturday Night Live, David Paterson is a bit of a jokester? Today he's in Cindy Adams' Post column -- where comedians' press-agents typically plant gags with the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 15, 2009

    25-Year-Old Hudson River Cleanup Plan Starts Today

    Down on the Hudson River by Fort Edward, New York, General Electric, supervised by the EPA, started dredging today. They're looking to remove from the river the PCBs (Polychlorinated biphenyls) GE dumped there decades ago. When the government announced in the 1970s that PCBs are harmful to both f ... More >>

  • News

    September 25, 2007

    The Truth Behind Troopergate

    A capital melodrama starring Eliot Spitzer, Joe Bruno and Andrew Cuomo

  • Specials

    October 18, 2005
  • News

    August 9, 2005

    Serving a Life Term

    Morgenthau: The long, long, long, long arm of the law

  • News

    July 22, 2003

    Spitzer's Spiel

    A.G. Backpedals on Schools, Dodges MTA Case

  • News

    July 1, 2003

    Why Did Spitzer Defend Pataki?

    The Gubernatorial Wannabe Undercut Our Schools in Major Court Battle

  • News

    April 29, 2003
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    September 10, 2002

    Dead Man Running

    Ray Harding's Strategy for Liberal Party Survival

  • News

    August 27, 2002

    McCall's Mess

    Is the Media Hit on His Lieutenant Governor Legitimate?

  • News

    May 28, 2002

    Scandal Cash

    Adult-Home Barons Purchased Pataki Inside Track

  • News

    April 9, 2002

    Bloomy Indicts Pataki

    Budget Blasts State Actions That Cost City Billions

  • News

    October 10, 2000

    Roy's Real Choice

    Senator Goodman Exercises His Right to Choose All-Male Clubs

  • News

    January 25, 2000

    Shadow in Doubt

    Bradley, Gore Court D.C.'s Non-Voting 'Senator'

  • News

    August 24, 1999

    Union Jacked

    How DC 37 became America's most indicted municipal union

  • News

    July 13, 1999

    Hillary's Big Problem

    No Woman Has Ever Won Higher Office in New York State

  • News

    October 6, 1998

    Pataki's Pap

    The make-believe governor spins his boomtime fantasy