The NYC Clerk’s Office is out with their annual report on lobbyists.
Quick notes: Suri Kasirer’s firm retain’s their top position; James Capalino’s team improves over last year’s (very) respectable showing; Bryan Cave (home of Ed Koch) moves up; Fried Frank Harris – the giant law firm which ranked No. 10 last year Read More
A well-organized group of residents near Fordham University’s Lincoln Center campus are gearing up with a team of consultants and lobbyists to fight the school’s expansion plans.
The residents, who have formed a group known as Fordham Neighbors United, have brought on land-use attorney Howard Goldman, the lobbying firm Capalino + Company, Read More
The city’s Campaign Finance Board will be posting updated campaign finance numbers for 2009 candidates later today. But some numbers are available for campaigns that cross-filed with state Board of Elections, like City Comptroller candidate Melinda Katz.
Katz raised $582,756 and now has $1,078,196 on hand for her campaign. Read More
James Capalino has played in bigger leagues than community boards, and he’s faced tougher opponents than a group of 50 or so well-organized Chelsea residents, local businesses and art galleries determined not to have one more club in their neighborhood.
He managed two successful Mayoral races for Ed Koch and was the Commissioner of General Read More