After recent missteps, could Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley and Gov. Andrew Cuomo lose out in 2016 to an awkward and unassuming guy like Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper?
Cuomo isn’t alone in having his administration’s email habits scrutinized.
To shield aquatic life from the noisy construction of a new Tappan Zee Bridge, New York officials are considering an accessory for the megaproject: bubble curtains.
Just over a month after 32BJ celebrated Charlie Rangel’s close win in the June 26 congressional primary, the union has endorsed one of Rangel’s failed challengers, Sen. Adriano Espaillat, in his re-election bid.
The union is punishing the Senate Republicans by only endorsing Democratic Senate candidates. (So far).
Cuomo announced the law expanding New York’s DNA database by requiring anyone convicted of any felony or Penal Law misdemeanor to provide a DNA sample is effective as of today.
The governor signed a law that will allow insurers to compete to provide health care coverage for Eastman Kodak Co. retirees should their current plans be dropped. (LG Bob Duffy, former Rochester mayor, was dispatched to his hometown by the administration to make a formal announcement of this; 5:30 p.m. at the airport).
GOP consultant Susan Del Percio thinks the Republicans might pick up House seats in New York this fall, even as the delegation shrinks from 29 seats to 27.
For the fourth year in a row, the trouble-prone C train was ranked the worst subway line in NYC, according to the mass transit advocacy group the Straphangers Campaign.
The Public Employee Federation’s new leadership was sworn in today.
The Plaza Hotel has changed hands again.
The Scientist magazine has named (my alma mater) the University of Rochester one of the best places in the world for scientists to work. (It’s ranked No. 22).
US Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor paid “homage” to the Bleacher Creatures at Yankee Stadium.
President Obama personally congratulated the five members of the U.S. women’s gymnastics team that took home the gold at the Olympics yesterday. He also called swimmer Michael Phelps, who is now the winningest Olympian in history.
Construction has started on a $130 million redesign of the Seneca Buffalo Creek Casino that will replace the temporary blue metal building the gambling venue has operated out of since 2007.
The state Inspector General announced the arrest of two DOT supervisors who allegedly falsified daily logs which document assistance provided to motorists through the agency’s Highway Emergency Local Patrol (HELP) program.
Five Democrats will vie for a newly created Assembly seat in Nassau County.
Cuomo’s open government plans, as viewed by political cartoonist Mark Wilson.
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