Al Gore thinks his “good friend” Gov. Andrew Cuomo has a “tough decision” to make on fracking, which the former VP believes “poses a lot of risk to the water supply.”
Dr. Connie Mariano, who was former President Bill Clinton’s doctor, on NJ Gov. Chris Christie: “I’m worried about this man dying in office. I’m worried he may have a heart attack. I’m worried he may have a stroke.”
NYC Council Speaker Christine Quinn on how she would have fared against ex-NYC Mayor Rudy Giuliani in 1992: “I would have kicked his ass.”
“(Jenny) Rivera’s nomination process may well mirror the confirmation of her mentor (Sonia) Sotomayor, who faced all sorts of opposition and ultimately made it to the bench with the support of all the Democrats and a handful of Republicans.”
Assemblyman Steve McLaughlin has had a change of heart on messages of necessity.
The Cuomo administration hired a university geologist and consultant for gas driller to study links between hydraulic fracturing and earthquakes, which drew criticism from a government watchdog group.
State Comptroller Tom DiNapoli still hasn’t made up his mind about Cuomo’s pension smoothing proposal.
Former New York State Fair Director Dan O’Hara has a new job as deputy director for preparedness at the state’s Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Services.
A look back at the Jewish life of Mayor “Yidl Izhik” (AKA Ed Koch).
Obama is finally going to Israel.
Chief Judge Jonathan Lippman: “As far as I’m concerned, every trial in the State of New York should be constantly streaming.”
Former Assemblyman Rory Lancman had a good day in his quest for a NYC Council seat.
The imam connected to the Ground Zero mosque is being sued by a donor who says he misued cash for the nonprofit on personal expenses.
Cuomo will deliver his budget address at City College of New York in Harlem tomorrow morning.
There will be a pro-minimum wage increase protest outside tomorrow’s Crain’s forum featuring Senate co-leaders Dean Skelos and Jeff Klein.
AG Eric Schneiderman announced a multi-agency narcotics crackdown that led to a 226-count indictment charging 31 defendants with distributing large quantities of cocaine throughout the Capital Region.
I’m not quite sure how I missed this, but it’s worth a read.
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