Rep. Michael Grimm has been cleared by the Office of Congressional Ethics of any fundraising violations since becoming a member of the House, but still faces a Justice Department investigation of his dealings with Ofer Biton.
The NRCC and DCCC issued dueling statements on the OCE vote.
Kerry Kennedy was swaying and slurring her speech when police found her after her car hit a tractor-trailer on a highway last Friday, police said in a court document.
Kennedy told police she might have mistaken a sleeping pill for her thyroid medication.
Matt Taibbi describes the Maria Bartiromo-Eliot Spitzer fight on CNBC last week as a “Godzilla-v.-Mothra death-battle.”
For the first time in four years, New York employers are getting a reduction in workers’ compensation premium rates, Cuomo announced.
The assessment of the state of states in the US from former LG Richard Ravitch and former Federal Reserve Chair Paul Volcker: They’re in big trouble.
Unshackle Upstate wants any Thruway toll increases delayed until a forensic audit of the public authority is completed.
The Thruway Authority took the formal step of approving a project-labor agreement for a replacement to the Tappan Zee Bridge, unanimously voting today to accept the deal.
Sen. Jeff Klein spent campaign cash on magicians, a “bunny breakfast,” a “card party” and Hanukkah gelt.
When her plane landed at Andrews Air Force Base this morning, Hillary Clinton completed an epic 13-day journey of 27,000 miles – about 2,000 miles more than the circumference of the Earth - through and over Europe to Asia and then doubling back to the Middle East.
Test results for third- through eighth-graders across New York improved last year amid concerns about the length of the exams and some errors on questions, according to data released by the state.
Citizens Union conducted a legal analysis that found the NYC Board of Elections does not need legislative approval to change its election night vote counting procedures.
“We are relieved to see the New York City Board of Elections finally begin to take advantage of 21st Century technology to ensure fair and accurate elections,” said Common Cause NY’s Susan Lerner.
Mayor Bloomberg’s daughter, Emma, contributed $250 to NYC public advocate hopeful Reshma Saujani’s campaign committee.
The current public advocate and would-be NYC mayor, Bill de Blasio, who championed the cause of taxi owners against the Bloomberg administration’s attempts at reform, hauled in a hefty load of campaign donations from the industry.
PETA spokeswoman Martina Navratilova sent a letter to NYC City Council speaker Christine Quinn on the group’s behalf condemning the horse-drawn carriage industry.
NYU moved one step closer to NYC Council approval of its massive expansion plan Tuesday by agreeing to further scale back new construction in Greenwich Village by more than 17 percent.
New research shows Bloomberg’s transfat ban had the desired effect, banishing a not-insignificant amount of trans fat from New Yorkers’ hearts – and it’s also had an impact nationwide.
Parsing the “Super Jewish” district candidates’ financial filings.
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