De Blasio Selects Anthony Shorris as His Top Deputy
Earlier today Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio named Anthony Shorris to the post of first deputy mayor .
Cuomo: NY Legislature has the corruption problem
Gov. Andrew Cuomo is defending his corruption commission's focus on the Legislature rather than the executive branch, saying New York's long run of corruption cases involved lawmakers.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
Long Island Business News
NY corruption commission calls for legislation
An anti-corruption commission report released Monday proposes taxpayers' money be used to help fund political campaigns among a slew of ideas to combat Albany's notorious misconduct but calls for no heads to roll.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
NY prison officials wasted taxpayer money using state cars for commuting, report finds
The state corrections department improperly permitted 64 prison superintendents and 16 other staff to use state cars mainly for commuting to work, New York's inspector general reported Friday.
Tue Nov 26, 2013
Potential 2016 candidate: Kirsten Gillibrand
Kirsten Gillibrand joined the Senate in January 2009 after being appointed by New York Gov. David Paterson to fill the seat vacated by Hillary Rodham Clinton after Clinton was tapped by President Obama to become secretary of State.
Sun Nov 24, 2013
New York Daily News
Brooklyn the new center of black power in NYC
The big four back in the day when Harlem was the epicenter of black political power in the city former Mayor David Dinkins, former Secretary of State Basil Paterson, former Manhattan Borough President Percy Sutton and Rep. Charles Rangel.
Fri Nov 22, 2013
Blow by Blow: 10 Politicians Linked to Cocaine
Freshman Congressman Trey Radel became the first sitting U.S. representative to be convicted for a cocaine offense this week.
Thu Nov 07, 2013
Albany Times Union
Enviro groups call out Cox, praise Cuomoa s go-slow approach
A coalition of environmental groups with a spectrum of concerns about the natural gas drilling technique known as hydrofracking held a Thursday-morning press conference at the Capitol to slam state Republican Party Chairman Ed Cox, who gave the keynote address Wednesday night at a gathering of the Independent Oil & Gas Association in Buffalo.
Wed Nov 06, 2013
The New York Observer
Ken Thompson Celebrates a Sweeping Second Victory
After defeating six-term incumbent Charles Hynes Tuesday, Mr. Thompson, a former federal prosecutor, celebrated his stunning victory by vowing to reform stop and frisk and right wrongful convictions.