The Weekend That Was
“New Yorkers need someone to stand up and say: Enough with the cheating, enough with the collusion, enough with the corruption. Enough,” said the newest AG contender, Republican Staten Island DA Dan Donovan.
Former Staten Island BP Guy Molinari is “filled with joy” to see his protege run.
Gov. David Paterson talked sports (at length) and said borrowing is “even worse” than raising taxes.
Meet Sandra Lee: Workaholic, perfectionist, celebrity chef, next first lady of New York?
Members of New York’s congressional delegation engaged in a war of words over anti-terror funding with US Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano.
“I’ve never heard of anything so crazy in all my life. (Paterson is) just pulling our chains out here in the 29th. It’s an insult,” said Steuben County GOP Chairman Bill Hatch of the (possibly illegal) special election the governor says he’ll call.
The University at Buffalo is spending more than any of its fellow New York public colleges on lobbying.
The Elmira Star-Gazette’s managing editor can’t even print what he really thinks about the NY-29 special.
The TU reminds the gubernatorial hopefuls to get specific.
Eliot Spitzer: “Not every duck runs for office.”
The Times lays out a to-do list for the governor and legislative leaders.
Mayor Bloomberg is under fire from the left for his “trickle-down theory” of New York’s economy.
The DN calls on AG Andrew Cuomo to reject the WFP line.
Seemingly acting against type, Bloomberg proposed a plan to simplify the gun permit process.
Michael Goodwin considers Bloomberg’s leadership and finds it lacking.
NYC managers stockpiled sick days and vacation time to get the public employee equivalent of a golden parachute.
Long Island Republicans are “sniggering” about the Chris Cox-Andrea Catsimatidis engagement (her father’s not thrilled, either).
Elissa Gootman tried her hand as a 311 operator and found it’s not as easy as you might think.
Assemblyman Harvey Weisenberg is profiled in Southwester Airlines Spirit magazine.
Paterson may or may not have snubbed the president.
NYPD Commissioner Ray Kelly will miss “Law & Order.”
The Syracuse Post-Standard says state lawmakers have reached new highs in making a parody of government.
Western NY is again a battlefield in the fight for control of the Senate.
Sens. Kirsten Gillibrand and John McCain teamed up on a bill to create a searchable pork database.
Rep. Charlie Rangel insists he’s running for re-election this fall.
The Saratogian urges readers to get “outraged” about the state of racing in New York.
Former First Lady Laura Bush is a fan of US Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan.
NYSTI’s embattled director finally resigned.
Has Hollywood fallen out of love with Obama?
Chris Cillizza adds NY-24 to his list of the top 30 House seats most likely to switch parties in the fall.
Fifty-five state parks and historic sites are set to close Monday.
Bloomberg supported MTA Chairman Jay Walder’s plan to curtail subway service to maximize maintenance and repair time.
The next “Race to the Top” deadline is looming and there’s no charter school deal in sight. (Again).
Gubernatorial hopeful Howie Hawkins got the Green Party nod.
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