2 hrs ago | New York Post
The crooks running rampant in Albany won't change their ways if the state institutes taxpayer funding for election campaigns, Mayor Bloomberg said yesterday.
6 hrs ago | Townhall
When I entered the mortgage business as the natural adjunct to my real estate brokerage, I didn't realize that the opportunity dwarfed the real estate industries upside, and my beloved Pompadour was on the road to extinction.
10 hrs ago | Albany Times Union
Columbia County District Attorney Paul Czajka says he won't prosecute a local man charged with violating the Safe Act, arguing the case is too weak.
14 hrs ago | The Wall Street Journal
Charlie Cook says Republicans are overplaying their hand in pursuit of scandals within the Obama administration: "By trying to turn everything into a scandal rather than saying Obama's policies are wrongheaded-and rather than fixing their own image problems with minority, female, younger, and moderate voters-Republicans are focusing on attacking a ... (more)
19 hrs ago | Bloomberg
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo 's plan to fix the Long Island Power Authority, which left thousands of customers in the dark for weeks after Hurricane Sandy, isn't winning over municipal-bond investors.
21 hrs ago | Times Herald-Record
State Sen. John Bonacic introduced a bill on Thursday that calls for five upstate casinos, including three in the Catskills, over the next three to five years.
Western New York's only radio show specifically addressing Native issues. Host, John Kane, has been a voice for Native sovereignty for several decades and now is on air broadcasting on the 50,000 watts of power from WWKB 1520AM.
The land-starved Cayuga Indian Nation, which has attempted to sue in federal court to regain lost reservation territory, is complaining to the federal government that the exclusivity zone Gov.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo said on Thursday there would be strict monitoring of his new "Tax-Free NY" initiative to prevent fraud from participating businesses.
On the day of Anthony Weiner's first official campaign stop, the governor of New York offered a scathing evaluation of the disgraced former congressman's bid for mayor.
By Mary Alice Miller Brooklyn district attorney Charles Hynes began his tenure in elected office after he was named special prosecutor in the 1987 Howard Beach case.
You've got to hand it to them: Republicans know how to find connections between their issues even if they're of the perverse, dishonest variety.
Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo unveiled his 'Tax-Free NY' initiative Wednesday, aiming to transform SUNY and private college campuses and communities across the state into tax-free zones to attract startups, venture capital, business and investments from across the world, according to a news release issued after a televised news conference by the governor in ... (more)
A view of Battery Park in New York in the morning of Oct. 29, before Hurricane Sandy hit.
A pair of government relations folks with Facebook were in Albany earlier today, talking to some state Business Council members about the impact their site has on politics and elections, both national and local.
Regarding the Vito Lopez sex-abuse scandal, here is what Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver had to say this week: "The degradation and emotional duress endured by the young women who were harassed while they served in the Assembly weighs heavily on me.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo was in Syracuse today to announce new tax incentives to attract businesses to state college campuses.