Here are some more people of interest on Eliot Spitzer’s transition team:
Maureen Casey, Vice President at Giuliani Partners.
Ed Norton, the actor.
Dennis Rivera, president of SEIU 1199, whose members work in hospitals through out New York state, some of which may be closed because of recommendations from an independent panel due out Read More
Modesty is not a trait that flourishes at the Metropolitan Opera House, perhaps the premier stage for the world’s biggest voices, bodies and egos. So it makes sense that the Met’s general manager, Joseph Volpe, an impresario who’s put the most demanding divas and directors in their places, doesn’t exactly suffer from low self-esteem.
Mr. Read More
The Sun has a must-read from Mexico City, where a Spanish-speaking reporter spent time reviewing Giuliani Partners’ legacy there. Not much to write home about, it turns out.
“Two years later, the cheering has stopped. In January 2005, Mexico City’s new police chief, Joel Ortega, told local reporters, ‘I am no fan of Giuliani.’ Read More
In 2001, Rudy Giuliani was Time magazine’s Person of the Year. By 2002, he was Consulting Magazine’s Consultant of the Year. And in another year or two, it was widely assumed, he’d be on another step in his rise, whether as Vice President or in a cabinet post. Then it would be on to the Read More
In today’s Observer, we look into Rudy’s tycoonhood, which we maintain is real. Indeed, we suspect that it will be harder to leave Giuliani Partners for politics than many people assume. We had somehow missed, for instance, that late last year he acquired a midsize investment bank.
But the news in this piece is Read More
Mayor Bloomberg, alongside a phalanx of top cops, stepped up to the podium at a security briefing at police headquarters on the afternoon of Aug. 9 and took a deep breath.
In the middle of giving a speech meant to reassure the public that the city will be secure during those heady days in late Read More