Heres a letter from Democratic Assemblyman Adam Clayton Powell urging state Senators not to confirm Eliot Spitzer’s nominee to lead the MTA, Dale Hemmerdinger, because of Hemmerdigner’s association with a private club supposedly lacking in diversity.
From the October 22 letter:
“In fact, the Harmonie Club had no minority members Read More
Attached is the actual letter from Roger Stone apologizing to Dale Hemmerdinger, Chairman of the MTA, Democratic fund-raiser, and owner of the building where Stone lives, for saying Hemmerdinger, in essence, framed Stone for the prank phone call to Eliot Spitzer's father.
After the call was traced to a telephone number registered to Read More
A month into his third term, Governor George Pataki unveiled a budget that has won him acclaim in national Republican circles for its strict adherence to a pro-growth, no-new-taxes philosophy. At the same time, he has deferred many tough budgetary choices, plugging the state’s $10 billion budget gap with temporary measures that will leave the Read More
In search of a cure for the city’s looming deficit, senior advisers to Mayor Michael Bloomberg have privately floated an astonishing range of tax increases and budget cuts-including a property-tax hike of at least 20 percent, a cut of at least 15 percent to the city’s cultural institutions, and even the outright closing of some Read More