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Martha Stark

  • News

    October 13, 2009
  • Blogs

    May 1, 2009

    Cheek, In Review: 7 Days of Runnin' Scared

    Swine is the word! It started out as a mere public health emergency. Some kids got sick in Queens and they closed their school. Then it went viral, so to speak, becoming the new thing everyone's enemies caused. Another Queens school closed. A kid died in Texas. Two Brooklyn schools closed. The Israe ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 28, 2009

    Martha Stark, Modest Political Embarrassment to Mayor, Resigns

    You might not have noticed (and, gotta be honest, we didn't either) that Martha Stark, the city finance commissioner, was being investigated for a... well, a few things. Stark was thought to have conducted a possibly inappropriate relationship: she had been dating her now-former assistant commission ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 28, 2009

    Finance Commissioner, Modest Political Embarrassment to Mayor, Resigns

    You might now have noticed (and, gotta be honest, we didn't either) that Martha Stark, the city finance commissioner, was being investigated for a.. well, a few things. Stark was thought to have conducted a possibly inappropriate relationship: she had been dating her now-former assistant commissione ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 14, 2009

    When Elephants Fight: Not-quite-liveblogging the Brodsky Yankees Hearing

    This morning in Yankeefunland: Assemblymember Richard Brodsky's surprise last-second hearing on the latest round of taxpayer-financed Yanks and Mets stadium bonds, with promised testimony (under duress) from Yankees president Randy Levine and city Economic Development Corporation chief Seth Pinsky. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 17, 2008

    E-mails Show City's Tricky Math in Yankee Stadium Deal

    photo by Shelley Panzarella (cc) As Juan Gonzalez first reported in this morning's Daily News, Assemblymember Richard Brodsky has obtained more e-mails between city officials on the Yankees' stadium project -- and they're doozies. The latest e-mails, Brodsky told Gonzalez, are "the smoking gun" o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 24, 2008

    The Yanks on Trial: Liveblogging the Kucinich Hearings

    The story so far: Back in July, U.S. Rep. Dennis Kucinich demanded documents from the Bloomberg administration and the New York Yankees explaining how exactly they managed to tell the IRS that the land under the Yanks' new stadium was worth $200 million, while telling the state of New York it was wo ... More >>

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