The spokesman for Marty Connor’s re-election campaign, Chad Marlow, supports term limits, even though his boss, a state senator, has been in office since 1978.
In 2005, when the City Council was reportedly looking to alter the city’s term-limit laws, Marlow authored a blog post on the Drum Major Institute’s web site called Read More
Democratic state Senator Liz Krueger aired some of her frustrations about fund-raising and Eliot Spitzer at a panel discussion in Manhattan yesterday, hosted by the Read More
In the paper this week, I’ve got a short write-up of an explicitly mayoral mailing Anthony Weiner sent to donors that says he’s “in the driver’s seat” for the 2009 race.
In the mailing, Weiner writes, “Many of the issues that made me want to run for Mayor are still left to be Read More
As George Pataki attempts to hammer out his final deals with the state legislature, here’s a helpful reminder of the state of their relations in the closing days.
From Assemblyman Dick Gottfried the other day at a Drum Major Institute panel about prescription drug costs:
“Pataki’s TV ads for Child Health Plus Read More
Tonight, Latina PAC hosts its inaugural awards ceremony, honoring Drum Major Institute’s Executive Director Andrea Batista Schlesinger, with guest of honor Mike Bloomberg.
Tomorrow, City officials and community leaders will celebrate the 70th anniversary of the Triborough Bridge.
New York Immigration Coalition will deliver thousands of voter registration forms to the Queens Board Read More
The NYC Patrolmen’s Benevolent Association will endorse Andrew Cuomo for Attorney General at their headquarters.
The Drum Major Institute will host a benefit, presenting its Drum Major for Justice awards, followed by an after party roundtable for bloggers.
The Young Democrats of Richmond County host their monthly meeting featuring Diane Savino Read More
This is clever and, I bet, will be much-imitated.
The Drum Major Institute released today a report grading members of the state legislature on what the liberal think-tank sees as their support for the middle class: the issues in question include subsidized daycare, immigrants’ access to education, and the way unions are regulated. Read More
The only daytime political event we’ve got for you is the monthly meeting of the Campaign Finance Board.
A slightly busier evening, though, as Buffalo Mayor Byron Brown and New York City Deputy Mayor Dennis Walcott talk about cities at a a Drum Major Institute forum. Because every city has something Read More
The Times’s Adam Nagourney’s been off the local politics beat for years now, but he still has his detractors.
Over at the Drum Major Institute’s blog, Andrea Battista Schlesinger takes a whack at him, and political reporters in general.
Without getting into the details, it will kind of be an honor if people Read More
A couple of things you might want to check out:
The Politicker, along with Gotham Gazette and the Drum Major Institute, is doing a “conversation” next Wednesday about the role of the media in the last election.
The Times’s Pat Healy, El Diaro’s Evelyn Hernandez, Gotham Gazette’s Jonathan Mandell, and I will have terribly important Read More