Marty Golden

  • Blogs

    August 9, 2012

    Brooklyn Pols Ask Andrew Cuomo For SUNY Downstate Loan

    As SUNY Downstate Medical Center reels from recent management changes and layoffs, area pols are demanding that Gov. Andrew Cuomo help the hospital. Today, a group of Brooklyn electeds sent a letter to Cuomo asking for immediate assistance so that critical services and medical training could conti ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 28, 2010

    Carl Paladino to Get Conservative Party Nod, Plus Lots of Bad Baggage

    Morgan Schweitzer​The Conservative Party will meet tomorrow in Albany to make Buffalo Carl Paladino its new nominee and we can only hope this time around no one gets hit in the head with a brick. We are talking real bricks here. Yes, hard as it may be to accept for True Tea Party Believers, t ... More >>

  • Columns

    July 6, 2010

    Carl Kruger's Russian Secrets

    State senator's big stash attracts the FBI

  • Blogs

    February 10, 2010

    The Hiram Monserrate Vote Wins on Hypocritic Oaths

    A hypocrite with plenty of company​We often rejoice that Hypocrisy was not on the original list of seven deadly sins. If it were, we'd all be burning up somewhere. But the continuing saga of Hiram Monserrate -- expelled yesterday by the state senate -- deserves a special place in the Great Hyp ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 2, 2009

    This Is, Apparently, Who We Have To Blow

    ​ ...or rather, blow away, in the next election. Ladies and gentlemen, the 'No' votes...

  • Blogs

    November 15, 2009

    Republican 'mob' war for McMahon's seat

    The Staten Island Republican primary to choose a candidate to compete for Vito Fossella's former seat, currently held by Democrat Michael McMahon, may take place between Michael Allegretti, the 31-year-old scion of a Bay Ridge family whose family business was investigated for ties to the Gambino fam ... More >>

  • Columns

    July 1, 2009

    Senate Coup Plotters' Hidden Agenda

    Tabloids call it a circus, but the lobbyists' goal is to squelch reforms

  • Blogs

    May 30, 2009

    Atlantic Yards Combatants Finally Forced To Sit Through State Senate Hearing

    The footprint. Image via Atlantic Yards or Atlantic Lots. Yesterday was the long-awaited — like, six years long — first state legislative hearing on Bruce Ratner's Atlantic Yards project, with State Senator Bill Perkins convening his Corporations, Authorities, and Commissions Committee ... More >>

  • News

    March 4, 2009

    Bloomberg's Golden Republican

    The mayor's best—and only—GOP pal is a pork- and patronage-loving conservative

  • Blogs

    March 4, 2009

    This Week in the Voice

    So how is Watchmen, you ask? "Although the ending has been somewhat modified from the novel's, let it be said that Watchmen doesn't lack for self-confidence or even entertainment value." But... well, let J. Hoberman tell it. Brooklyn Republican state senator Marty Golden "represents the flip sid ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 17, 2008

    Santa Gets a Parking Ticket in Bay Ridge

    Zeitgeist-wise, you can't get much more miserable than this. The Daily News has a story today about a man dressed as Santa whose sleigh -- or rather, the Chevy Suburban (presumably driven by an elf) which toted his toys for kids while Santa rode in a horse-drawn carriage as part of a "Shop Brooklyn ... More >>

  • Columns

    September 17, 2008

    Veteran Pol Tony Seminerio and Bribe-Taking in Albany

    Bribes and blatant nepotism in the senate. What else is new?

  • Columns

    August 27, 2008
  • Blogs

    November 8, 2006

    State Senate Squeaker Surprise

    As the election returns were coming in Tuesday night, some folks at the Sheraton were already talking about 2008—not whether Hillary will win New Hampshire, but whether New York Democrats will finally achieve their goal of winning control over the State Senate. Because it clearly wasn't happeni ... More >>

  • News

    November 7, 2006

    Serph's Up

    Friendly Democrats forget muscle, fumble state senate again

  • Blogs

    November 7, 2005

    The Battle of Brooklyn

    If you were air-dropped in to New York City for this last day of the mayoral race and attended the Bloomberg and Ferrer events in Brooklyn earlier today, you might be surprised that the guy looking grim and sounding a little tired was up by 30-some-odd points in the polls, and that they guy beaming ... More >>

  • News

    May 6, 2003

    Way to Go, Joe

    Bruno Dumps Pataki, Sticks With Union Allies

  • NYC Life

    January 28, 2003
  • News

    September 3, 2002

    Senate for Sale

    GOP Uses Public Pots of Gold to Entice Converts