A pre-New Year's Eve deal has been cut between investment big Steven Rattner and outgoing Attorney General Andrew Cuomo to settle charges stemming from Rattner's role in the state pension fund scandal.
Rattner, who served as auto czar for President Obama and investment adviser to Mayor Bloomb ... More >>
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 >>
Rattner's FollyEx-auto bailout king Steve Rattner is reportedly settling his pay-to-play charges stemming from his state pension fund schemes with the Securities Exchange Commission. He'll take a two-year bar from the securities markets, plus ante up $6 million, says the Wall Street Journal.
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Auto bailout czar Steve Rattner is not out of the woods yet. Rattner may be able to put his problems with the Securities Exchange Commission behind him today. But he's still got a ways to go with state Attorney General Andrew Cuomo's office which launched the state pension probe and which has ... More >>
Hmm. Now that state comptroller DiNapoli's banning placement agents from doing business with the state pension fund-- like what Ray Harding was pretending to do when attorney general Cuomo nabbed him -- city comptroller William Thompson (pictured) is calling for a similar ban here. (He can't just c ... More >>