Here’s a debate to watch for as the 2009 mayor’s race gets going.
The New York Post editorial board today praised Anthony Weiner’s position on the reform of City Council member items, which Weiner recently said he opposes, along with congressional earmarks.
The political implications, and their effects on the timing Read More
That was quick.
Supporters of congestion pricing are taking issue with the methodology of a new Quinnipiac poll which showed New Yorkers split on the issue.
“Asking people if they want to pay more to drive without explaining what they are paying for doesn't tell us anything we didn't already know,” said Read More
The departure of MTA chair Peter Kalikow got a mixed reaction from uber-advocate Gene Rusianoff of the Straphangers Campaign, who noted that Kalikow "wisely invested recent surpluses in worthwhile needs, including pension liabilities, more security, painting all 468 subway stations and a holiday fare bonus program"but also that he "fueled poor labor-management relations by refusing Read More
Hank Morris, the chief political advisor to City Comptroller Alan Hevesi, has told associates that he will not bill Mr. Hevesi’s Mayoral campaign for a commission on television commercials purchased on his candidate’s behalf–a decision that could give his client a substantial financial advantage over his Democratic rivals.
Consultants like Mr. Morris generally take 10 Read More