Christine Quinn, faced with the challenging task of simultaneously negotiating the interests of labor groups and business groups in a new living wage bill, has lost the support of the city's major business organization -- a disappointment for the City Council Speaker, who is expected to run for mayo ... More >>
David Paterson got some tough questions Tuesday morning at a Crain’s Business Breakfast Forum, and gave some interesting answers: Comparing his rental situation in Albany to that of a soldier stationed in Iraq, for example, and suggesting term limits be lifted because eight years is not enough tim ... More >>
Congressman Anthony Weiner linked congestion pricing with the Bush administration—surely, one way to turn off many New Yorkers— at forum hosted by New York Civic. New Yorkers support the stated goal of Mayor Mike Bloomberg’s congestion pricing plan—improving mass transit—but just aren’t ... More >>
Who's skeptical about the mayor's traffic plan? The companies bidding to run it.
According to a press release from Mayor Bloomberg's office, the 17-member congestion pricing panel —3 appointees each from Bloomberg, Governor Spitzer, the City Council, Senate Majority Leader Joe Bruno, Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver, and one each from the Senate Minority Leader Malcolm Smith a ... More >>
For five years, New York's senior senator said nothing about the toxic cloud that hung over his own constituents.