During an interview on . "I’m going to write it write now. Somebody can steal this and do what they want with it:
"‘Melinda Katz wants to be comptroller of the city of New York. Her credentials? Well, she was the Land Use Chair of the City Council. Here are some facts. During her Land Read More
Adolfo Carrion just announced two more co-chairs for his city comptroller campaign: former city comptroller Elizabeth Holtzman and Merryl H. Tisch, chairperson of the Metropolitan Council on Jewish Poverty.
Last month, Carrion rolled out two others: former state comptroller Carl McCall and business executive Leo Hindrey Jr.
Locking up the support of two Read More
To the fund-raising numbers for comptroller candidates Adolfo Carrion, Melinda Katz, David Yassky, and David Weprin — all hovering around the million dollar mark — add a total for one more candidate.
Jim Brennan’s campaign announced just now that he’s raised $144,000 in this most recent fund-raising period, bringing Read More
Democratic Assemblyman Jim Brennan spoke last night to the Stonewall Democratic Club in Manhattan as part of his campaign to become city comptroller.
Brennan predicted that to help close the looming five billion dollar state deficit, when Eliot Spitzer presents his budget in January, he will delay implementation of the Read More
It's official: David Yassky is running for comptroller.
He filed paperwork with the Campaign Finance Board late last week and it just popped up on the CFB’s web site a few minutes ago.
Earlier, I noted the strategy will likely be to pick up support in Read More
Councilman and all-but-announced city comptroller candidate Simcha Felder of Brooklyn hired another staffer: Eric Kuo, who will be the new new press person.
Kuo previously did press for Councilman Vincent Gentile, a Democrat in the conservative-leaning Bay Ridge section of Brooklyn (the same area that produced Democratic operatives George Fontas, Scott Read More
About that talk going around that City Councilman David Yassky of Brooklyn will enter the already-crowded City Comptroller’s race in 2009…
"I’m not trying to be coy about it," Yassky just told me. "I want to stay in government. I love this work. I think I’ll want to keep doing it Read More
The city Campaign Finance Board is putting out some numbers today filed by some familiar candidates for citywide office.
The first total after each name below represents net contributions over a six-month period that ended last week, and the second is net contributions for the entire cycle.
Bill Thompson: $745,573 [$3,169,394]
Christine Read More
Melinda Katz is going full steam ahead with her bid to be the next city comptroller in a race that, technically, doesn't happen until 2009.
“I’ve been in it for two or three months,” Katz, a Councilwoman from Queens, told me.
She's already picked up a major endorsement from Read More
Here is a letter from three Brooklyn Assembly members asking for changes in the design of the Atlantic Yards project, but stopping short of actually opposing it.
Assembly members James Brennan, Joan Millman and Annette Robinson said the venture should be scaled down, with guaranteed affordable housing and more extensive disclosure of the project’s Read More