Last week, Governor George Pataki did his best to put his stamp on the state’s burgeoning reform movement.
“New Yorkers want a more open, accountable and responsive government,” he told the audience of dignitaries assembled for his hour-long State of the State speech in Albany on Jan. 5. “This year, let’s give it to them.” Read More
This week in the paper, we’ve got a look at Libby Pataki’s extracurriculars. Particularly those linked to the Cendant Corporation, which also lobbies the state extensively through the likes of Pat Lynch and Al D’Amato.
We thought the comparison with other states was particularly telling, a mark Read More
History will remember Election Day 2000 for its uncertain result. But in New York, the results were anything but mixed. Never mind Al Gore’s big victory here; that was expected. The loud and clear message came in the U.S. Senate race. Hillary Rodham Clinton, one of the most polarizing figures in American politics, won a Read More
An advance man for Rick Lazio sprinted frantically alongside his boss at the Columbus Day Parade on Oct. 9. He was a bespectacled, heavy-set guy, but he nimbly threaded his way through the crowd, popping up at every corner and waving a sign at every camera to give the impression that the parade’s route was Read More