BREAKING: The Journal News has taken down its controversial interactive map of handgun permit data in Westchester and Rockland counties.
Answers to frequently asked questions about the new gun control law, courtesy of the Cuomo administration.
The Rev. Al Sharpton thanks God for Gov. Andrew Cuomo.
Sen. Chuck Schumer said he had his doubts about Chuck Hagel, but the Secretary of Defense nominee convinced him during a meeting that his views on Israel and Iran had changed over the last few years.
State Comptroller Tom DiNapoli has approved a $3.14 billion contract with Tappan Zee Constructors LLC for the replacement bridge process, even though it did not submit a financing plan.
Real Joe Biden talked to fake Joe Biden (on Twitter).
Mayor Bloomberg to his fellow mayors: “We need to tell our members of Congress that they’ve got to stand up for sensible gun laws, and if they do that, we will stand up for them, and if they don’t we will stand up for whoever runs against them. Because that’s exactly what the NRA is trying to do.”
Jimmy “Rent is Too Damn High” McMillan is running for mayor of NYC as a Republican.
The son of the late philanthropist Marty Silverman is behind a $120,000 loan that makes up a substantial portion of the $277,000 GOP NYC mayoral hopeful George McDonald.
Still another GOP mayoral candidate, former MTA Chairman Joe Lhota, gave a lengthy interview to the DN, in which he discussed – among many other things – how beating cancer changed him.
Mayors interviewed by POLITICO at the U.S. Conference of Mayors meeting in Washington, D.C., were effusive about the secretary of state, although some waved off questions about 2016.
Thruway Authority Executive Director Tom Madison “is no known relation to former president and co-architect of the country’s Constitution James Madison.” Thanks for clearing that up, Register-Star.
AG Eric Schneiderman is using money from a 2010 settlement with Cinergy, a mid-western coal plant operator that had failed to install proper sulfur dioxide controls and was hit with multi-state litigation, to fund acid rain mitigation in the Adirondacks.
A federal judge granted Assemblyman William Boyland Jr., who is facing corruption charges (again), leave to attend Obama’s inauguration.
Former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin was indicted on charges that he used his office for personal gain, accepting payoffs, free trips and gratuities from contractors while the city was struggling to recover from the devastation of Hurricane Katrina.
New York City’s government workers make more than local employees in many major American cities, but they trail the average pay of their counterparts in California’s biggest municipalities.
Nassau’s municipal labor unions are engaged in “serious talks” with County Executive Edward Mangano on a deal to end the pay freeze for county employees.
Sen. Greg Ball says if Cuomo really wanted to prevent “atrocities” like the Newtown massacre, “he’d put his balls on the table and deal with this issue in a very serious way.”
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