Earlier this week, Assemblyman Keith Wright was quoted in the Times Union saying that David Paterson "has been vetted 10 times as much as anybody."
But when I asked if he knew about Paterson’s affair, Wright said, "No. No. Not at all."
"It was a personal situation," Wright told me over the Read More
The fight for Harlem’s Victoria Theater began back in December of 2005, when 11 developers submitted bids to convert the shuttered vaudeville house into a mixed-use cultural building. The board of the Harlem Community Development Corporation, which was chaired at the time by Democratic Assemblyman Keith Wright, narrowed the choices down to two Read More
Continuing with our marginally useful compilation of Hillary Clinton-designated Democratic National Convention delegates for next year, here’s who the campaign picked in the Harlem-based 15th congressional district, according to a reader in the district and confirmed by a knowledgeable Democrat.
The delegates are: Assemblyman Keith Wright, City Councilwoman and Charlie Rangel ally Read More
A key element of Eliot Spitzer’s tour throughout the state in recent weeks has been to visit the Assembly districts of officials he rubbed the wrong way. One of his first stops was to Syracuse, home of Bill Magnerelli.
This morning, Spitzer is visiting the Manhattan Assembly District of Keith Wright to speak Read More
Here’s a photo of WNBC's Jay DeDapper interviewing state Senator Frank Padavan and Assemblyman Keith Wright about congestion pricing and all the wheeling and dealing up in Albany.
Which should be fun to hear about since Padavan, as a Republican, won’t have had much nice to say about the Eliot Spitzer’s handling of things, and Read More
One of the legislators to file out of the members' lounge a few minutes ago was Keith Wright of Harlem, who I thought would be walking around with a bullseye on his back after publicly lashing out against Eliot Spitzer. (He said, among other things, that the governor is acting like Rudy Read More
Practically every major Democrat in the city was at the corner of 14th Street and First Avenue yesterday afternoon to announce the formation of a what they say is the largest housing coalition in the city’s history.
The group, New York Is Our Home, includes labor and tenant groups, the Working Families Read More
I'm up in Albany for the New York State Democratic Committee Spring Business Meeting at the Desmond Hotel, a few miles away from the capitol.
Since the first meeting I was hoping to attend–the Council of Black Elected Democrats– is closed to the press, I figured I'd post notes from chat with two Assembly members Read More
At 8 a.m., the State Bar Association continues their meeting at the Marriott Marquis.
At 8:30 a.m., the Crain’s New York Business economic forecast breakfast takes place at the Sheraton New York.
At 8:45 a.m., Hillary Clinton delivers the keynote address at the Mayors & Business Leaders Plenary Breakfast at the Capital Hilton Hotel in Read More
Pataki: Who you calling lame-duck?
Would a lame duck Governor oust a Democratic Assembly member as chairman of the Harlem Community Development Corporation just because he would not support the Governor’s favored bidder on a local theater?
Keith Wright says yes, the Columbia Spectator reports, even though he also predicts that the next Read More