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  • 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 >>

  • 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 >>

  • Blogs

    March 12, 2010

    Ed Koch, Richard Ravitch, Judith Kaye -- It's the Day of the Geezers!

    Disgusted with boomer pols who have their thumbs up their asses, New York's old-timers are stepping up and trying to get it done. As you may have noticed, former MTA head and current Lieutenant Governor Richard Ravitch, 73, was given the job of announcing the new state budget plan while Governor P ... More >>

  • News

    October 26, 2004

    The Best Votes Money Can Buy

    Facts and figures of the most expensive election campaign in U.S. history

  • News

    February 26, 2002

    Heartless Partners

    Bankers and Do-Gooders Team Up to Abandon Affordable-Housing Program