Peter Kalikow

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    January 29, 2009

    D'Amato's Perfecta: Pals for Paterson, Cash for Cuomo

    Al D'Amato is an equal opportunity money machine. The ex-GOP senator is now raising cash for Andrew Cuomo, reports a Newsday team of Dan Janison and Celeste Hadrick. In a bash scheduled for Tuesday evening in Midtown, D'Amato will host a fundraiser for Cuomo's  campaign committee, a PAC that's amb ... More >>

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    February 6, 2007

    The Magician's Nephew

    The goods on Gargano: A seamy tale of nepotism on the Brooklyn waterfront

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    January 31, 2006

    The Fonz's Pitch

    Open door policy

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    January 3, 2006
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    December 22, 2005

    Dust Settles After Strike: Pataki Preens, Bloomberg Bargains

    All is right with the world. Within minutes of the announced transit settlement, George Pataki was on CNN trying to turn his handling of the strike into a presidential audition. Mike Bloomberg was back to being Mike Bloomberg, praising transit workers whose leaders he'd called thugs two days earlier ... More >>

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    December 20, 2005

    Fault Line

    Deal or no deal, transit workers want more respect, less punishment

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    December 17, 2005

    Transit Breaks

    It took them more than 24 hours to get there, but the two sides in the city's tense transit talks found their way back to the bargaining table today, but no one was suggesting that much was accomplished. "There's not much to report so far. We met, we talked, and we're ready to keep meeting," said an ... More >>

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    December 16, 2005

    A Strike -- Partially

    Transport Workers Union officials voted to strike this morning - but limited their initial walkout to two private bus lines which serve southeast Queens -- and even that work stoppage isn't slated to begin until this evening. The decision to shut down the bus lines first represents a delicate tap da ... More >>

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    December 16, 2005

    Transit bump in the road

    The city's dicey transit union talks descended into a game of cat and mouse this afternoon as Metropolitan Transportation Authority chairman Peter Kalikow insisted he had already put his best offer on the table, and suggested that he might declare that the talks are at an impasse. The last wage off ... More >>

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    December 15, 2005

    Transit Countdown

    All the holiday buntings, Christmas wreaths, and ringing Santa Claus bells up and down East 42nd Street this evening weren't enough to cheer up the grim negotiators who are trying to work out a new contract for 34,000 transit workers tonight. At 4 P.M. Thursday - with just eight hours to go until th ... More >>

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    August 9, 2005

    Serving a Life Term

    Morgenthau: The long, long, long, long arm of the law

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    June 7, 2005

    Stopping a Stadium

    Heroes had different motives, but they shared scorn for the Jets deal

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    March 29, 2005

    Win One for the Gyppers

    With a strong push from city hall, MTA moves the ball for the Jets

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    February 22, 2005

    If They Build It, You'll Pay

    Whether a stadium is built, the Olympics may get off at another stop

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    July 27, 2004

    Blank Check for Hudson Yards

    Hidden costs to the public of Bloomberg's West Side dreams

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    April 6, 2004

    A Billion Here, A Billion There

    New York City heads for a stadium overdose. Guess who will be paying.

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    July 15, 2003

    Fixer Fonz

    The Ex-Senator Brags About Bonanzas, Hides Behind Pataki

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    May 20, 2003

    Transit Hurrah

    The People Who Stood Up to the MTA Bullies

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    April 29, 2003
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    December 24, 2002

    The Double Standard

    While Unions Are Scrutinized, MTA Bigs Get Free Ride

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    December 17, 2002

    Toussaint's Transit Express

    All It Took Was a Little Respect

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    March 6, 2001

    The Newspaper Racket

    Tough Guys and Wiseguys in the Truck Drivers Union

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    January 25, 2000

    Campaign Cash

    Vallone Leads Pack in Real Estate Dollars