Senator Pedro Espada Jr. parks in front of a fire hydrant with a police placard he somehow obtained.
The conservative Empire Center issued a budget blue print that recommended freezing public sector wages.
The state would have to declare a fiscal emergency to do this.
Bill Hammond says the report should be required reading.
E.J. McMahon, the report’s co-author, argues in the Post that the state is broke and spending must be cut immediately.
David Paterson has been quietly preparing for the State of the State.
He will propose term limits for lawmakers and more public financing of campaigns.
“We believe that it is too risky – that it is wrong – to subject not just the water supply of New York City, but of surrounding areas and the entire state, to something this risky,” Representative Jerry Nadler told a rally at City Hall.
Assemblyman Adriano Espaillat told Dan Janison that it’s okay, because his candidacy gives Latinos something to vote against.
Charlie King wants to hear from all gubernatorial candidates who’s the best manager for his kids’ future.
And below, Citizen Action posted a video reminding Representative Scott Murphy that he pledged to support expanded access to health care: