Roundup: An Ethics Commission Pick; Trump for Romney

marty markowitz cheerleaders Roundup: An Ethics Commission Pick; Trump for Romney

Marty Markowitz poses with cheerleaders at his State of the Borough address

Governor Cuomo quietly made a pick for the state’s ethics commission.

Shelly Silver approves.

The appointment does raise questions.

Time magazine profiled Preet Bharara.

Eliot Spitzer debated tax policy.

Tom DiNapoli says New York’s economic rebound is geographically uneven.

Mark Murphy raises $100,000 in a week.

The rest of the Congressional fundraising numbers.

David Greenfield critiques the Orthodox Jewish State Senate district.

Good government groups criticize Assembly Democrats over Lew Fidler.

Republicans dump opposition research on Fidler.

David Storobin has compared political groups to Nazis in the past.

Marty Markowitz pushed for expanding ferry access around Brooklyn.

Marty Golden approves.

The MTA is spending a lot of money on fees.

On the Presidential race:

Newt Gingrich would like some delegates from Florida, thank you very much.

He cares about the poor, unlike Mitt Romney.

His communication director edits his Wikipedia page.

Nevada polling isn’t the best.

Other important facts about Nevada politics.

Donald Trump endorsed Romney.

Is it good for Romney?

It’s confusing, at least.

Ron Paul yawns.

Romney looks to be the favorite in the next few primaries.

 

(Disclosure: Donald Trump is the father in law of Jared Kushner, the owner of Observer Media Group)