Melissa DeRosa, who worked on Carl Andrews' unsuccessful Congressional campaign in Brooklyn in 2006 and in the press office of Nydia Velazquez, has been hired as the New York State director of Organizing for America, which is affiliated with the Democratic National Committee and Barack Obama.
Here's the announcement:
ALBANY—As Jim Odato reported several weeks ago, Carl Andrews is departing his position in the executive branch to start a lobbying firm. Paterson put out a statement calling Andrews "a dedicated public servant for over 25 years" and someone who "brought a unique combination of talents to the Executive Chamber and he will Read More
Paterson aide Sean Patrick Maloney, a holdover from Eliot Spitzer’s administration, announced today he’s leaving at the end of the year to join Kirkland & Ellis, the law firm that hired the U.S. Attorney who brought down Spitzer.
Maloney, who ran unsuccessfully for attorney general in 2006, didn’t come to Albany Read More
One of the highest ranking African-American in Eliot Spitzer’s administration has a title, nine months after joining the administration.
Carl Andrews is, officially, the “Director of NYC Intergovernmental Office” according to this directory. The space next to Andrews’ name had been blank for nearly the entire time Read More
What’ll be a bigger headache for Eliot Spitzer this weekend?
The television ads denouncing his plan to cut health care spending or the fallout from the conviction of Clarence Norman, whose right hand man, Carl Andrews, works for Spitzer but has no title.
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A reader notes that days after the bombshell Village Voice article connecting Carl Andrews to the alleged selling of judgeships in Brooklyn, the Spitzer administration has still not announced that they’ve hired him.
Andrews is listed in this directory of gubernatorial employees, under the “Office of Intergovernmental Affairs” section.
But woman Read More
Now that Eliot Spitzer won’t have Alan Hevesi in Albany anymore, it’s interesting to see that he’s hired Carl Andrews as a community liaison.
Spitzer delivered an early and well-documented repudiation of Hevesi earlier this year to signal clearly his intolerance for the way public officials have conducted themselves in the past.
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Thanks to a good friend with an unhealthy hoarding instinct, we bring you a taste of what some Central Brooklyn residents have received over the last few weeks from the candidates in the 11th Congressional district.
After the jump.
This mailer from Carl Andrews plays on the issue of class, pitting Read More
Hillary Clinton hit the air with a new 30-second ad, talking about the air in lower Manhattan after 9/11, increasing the federal minimum wage, and social security. Note the absence of that other issue which caused such a stir in Connecticut.
Carl McCall endorsed Yvette Clarke for the 11th congressional Read More
Brooklyn Papers endorsed David Yassky for the 11th Congressional District.
Thanks to the free-for-all primary, black voters are as empowered as ever.
All candidates being equal, our preference would be that the district remains represented by a person of color, given the paucity of black faces in Congress.
But all candidates in this Read More