Former Manhattan U.S. Attorney Mary Jo White is being considered as a candidate to chair the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.
Buffalo got its tweaked teacher evaluation plan approved by state education officials just in the nick of time.
Mayor Bloomberg says a new NRA Web video that labels President Barack Obama an “elitist hypocrite” is “dumb PR.”
The State Police posted a list of guns impacted by the NY SAFE Act.
After 12 years of technocrat Bloomberg, is NYC ready for a bird-flipping, plain-spoken, Gregorian chant-listening, no-holds-barred mayor? Joe Lhota thinks so.
The former MTA chairman filed papers this morning officially marking his intent to become the city’s next mayor.
“I looked at the candidates running for mayor and I said, ‘You know what? I have the leadership skills necessary to get the job done,’” Lhota said. “The city doesn’t need management, it needs leadership.”
Democratic mayoral candidate Bill Thompson accused his top primary rival, NYC Council Speaker Christine Quinn, of “fiscal irresponsibility.”
Gov. Andrew Cuomo will not be attending Obama’s second inauguration Monday in D.C. (He’s staying home to prep for Tuesday’s budget rollout).
Former Clinton/Gore consultant Chris Lehane on Cuomo: “He’s a no-huddle governor: He scores points before the other players can even get off the line.”
A Queens elementary school was placed on lockdown today after a boy in the second grade brought a gun into the building.
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is leaving her post with a 69 percent approval rating.
FLOTUS turned 49 and got bangs.
Since striking a power-sharing deal with the GOP, the Independent Democratic Conference and its members hired nine new employees with salaries totaling about $349,000.
Upper East Side Assemblyman Micah Kellner is running for NYC Council.
Some Nassau County Democrats are trying to convince former Exectuive Tom Suozzi to reconsider his decision not to challenge the man who ousted him in 2009, Republican Executive Ed Mangano.
NYRA is moving ahead with plans to create an independent veterinary structure that will be led by a new medical director.
State Comptroller Tom DiNapoli’s office says the SUNY Downstate Medical Center is hemorrhaging millions of dollars every week and could be insolvent in a few months.
The state’s Authorities Budget Office oversees 568 authorities: 27 percent of them are delinquent in filing their annual reports.
New Yorkers with private health insurance will pay about $4.8 billion in state health insurance taxes this year, according to a new report.
Watkins Glen has made it to the final round of Budget Travel’s Coolest Small Town Contest.
Another burglary potentially related to The Journal News’ interactive handgun permit map.
Obama has aged over the past four years.
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