Eliot Spitzer’s spokeswoman responds to the Brennan Center’s report on the state legislature, which you can read over here [pdf].
Eliot has consistently called for greater reform, transparency and accountability in state government and there is clearly more work to be done. The Brennan Center report correctly notes that more progress towards reform Read More
We’ve just heard from Ken Diamondstone that Marty Connor will appeal the Supreme Court decision to allow Diamondstone to appear on the ballot in their race for State Senate, and that they will appear at the Brooklyn Appellate Courthouse tomorrow.
Diamondstone contends that Connor is attempting to further tie up his campaign resources with Read More
The Politicker is prone to rough Mondays; none of us made it to the term limits forum last night.
But thanks to a Politicker reader and comments section maven, we’ve got a little something to spark discussion. Please not that this is his take, not to be confused with The Politicker’s take, which doesn’t Read More
Nothing beats your turkey hangover like…a lively forum.
Next Monday, Nov. 28th, Gale Brewer, Bill Perkins, and other voices in the term-limits debate (see below) will tackle your questions, and each other, from 7-8:30 p.m. at the LGBT Community Services Center on 208 W. 13th Street.
Seriously, this panel should be excellent, Read More
The Post reported this morning on the departure of Freddy’s press secretary, Juli-anne Whitney, whose hyphenated first name is the scourge of copy-editors everywhere.
Now add another name to the long list of ex-Ferrer ’05ers: Scott Schell.
The campaign’s policy director, formerly of the Brennan Center, was viewed as a catch when he Read More
Reform comes to New York in cycles, and this year was one of those moments when the status quo seemed ripe for change. But with the reformers’ usual target-Tammany Hall and its descendants in the urban machine-all but dead in the city, the movement has turned its eyes to Albany, where an unusual combination of Read More