Arthur Sulzberger, Jr.
Chairman of the New York Times Co., publisher of The New York Times
In the middle of November 2008, at a time when the New York Times Company stock number was falling off the face of the earth, Arthur Sulzberger Jr. was in the ballroom at the Read More
Six prospective Senate appointees are mentioned in Patrick Fitzgerald’s 76-page indictment of Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich, though none of them are named.
Fitzgerald, at his press conference, said that this is because aspersions shouldn’t be cast on individuals whose names get dragged into recorded conversations, and that public finger-pointing should be focused Read More
ALBANY—If there was anything to take away from Malcolm Smith's truncated press conference, it was that even the actual members of the Democratic conference don't know who will end up in charge of what.
The reports last week were that Malcolm Smith had agreed to a deal with the dissident Gang of Three, but Read More
– compiled by Azi Paybarah and Jimmy Vielkind
More from Glenna: The start of the second day of the hearings on the City Council’s term-limits legislation began more quietly than the first, with about 50 attendees filling a smaller hearing room.
The first group to give testimony today was pro-legislation, and among its notable members was Time Warner chairman Richard D. Read More
Peter Vallone, Jr. went to court this morning to argue against one base jumper’s claim that, if Vallone introduced a bill last week to outlaw leaping off the Empire State Building (and other tall structures) with a parachute, it wasn’t illegal when the jumper tried to do it.
Vallone, who advocates a tough Read More
Democratic Assemblyman Ruben Diaz, Jr. of the Bronx says there us a budget that needs to be passed, and he doesn’t think it is important if Eliot Spitzer is around to pass it or not.
“We’re still going to move forward,” Diaz, told me just now. “Either this governor or Governor David Paterson is going Read More
Here is Assemblyman Ruben Diaz, Jr. outside City Hall yesterday afternoon, praising the Working Families Party plan to tax the rich, and agreeing with Russell Simmons on the need to reform the drug sentencing laws in the state.
“We left some work undone there,” he said.
But first, he added, lawmakers have to Read More
Here’s part of the invitation a reader sent over for Queens Borough President candidate Peter Vallone, Jr.’s birthday party and fund-raiser for next month.
Many fund-raisers feature a cutesy way of referring to different levels of contributors. This one takes the cutesiness to a whole new level.
$3,850 – BFF
$1,000 – Best Read More
The co-chairs for Adolfo Carrion’s comptroller campaign will be former state comptroller H. Carl McCall and business executive Leo Hindrey Jr. of InterMedia Partners, the campaign announced this morning.
Hindrey, the former C.E.O. of the YES Network (which broadcasts Yankees games) also helped raise money for another Bronx politician seeking citywide office: Fernando Ferrer, Read More