Michael Benjamin

  • Blogs

    January 25, 2010

    Bashful Albany Pols Duck Newspaper Income Survey

    Bronx Assemblyman Michael Benjamin: not raking it in.​The ever-inquisitive Albany Times-Union -- the paper that successfully forced the legislature to cough up its pork barrel secrets three years ago -- has a new target: lawmakers' total income. The T-U sent letters to each state legislator ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 18, 2010

    Happy MLK Day

    ​If your boss is part of the 28 percent who gave you the day off, congratulations! In The Bronx, some church groups are doing volunteer work in celebration and would love to have you; if they can't accommodate you, there's the Corporation for National and Community Service. Bronx assemblyman ... More >>

  • Dining

    February 18, 2009
  • Blogs

    September 23, 2008

    Meeting Denied, Bronx Rebels Rally, Predict Victory

    Despite a setback from a court ruling earlier in the day, a breakaway group of Bronx elected officials seeking the ouster of Bronx Democratic County Chairman Jose Rivera showcased their power. Though a judge ruled that the Bronx County Committee couldn't convene to vote, renegade Bronx officials ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 11, 2008

    Bronx Rebels Gun for Party Chief Rivera

    Having handily elected most of its candidates in Tuesday's primary, the Bronx Democratic "Rainbow Rebellion" is gunning for local party boss Assemblyman Jose Rivera. "The Bronx right now under the current leadership is laughable," chief Rebel and Assemblyman Ruben Diaz tells the New York Sun. "They' ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 10, 2008

    Primary: Silver Stays, Connor Out, Espada Beats Gonzalez, More

    Major endorsements, rape stories, and the alleged machinations of "Roy Odroso" couldn't put Paul Newell over the top. Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver held the Democratic nomination in the 64th District with 68 percent of Tuesday's primary vote versus Newell's 23 and Luke Henry's 9. Other challenger ... More >>

  • News

    May 15, 2007

    Hack Attack

    A disbarred lawyer wins a patronage job with Christine Quinn's council

  • News

    August 28, 2001

    Landlords Vote With Bucks

    Where the Real Estate Dollars Are Going