Michael Oliva, the consultant who helped get Nora Anderson elected as a Surrogate Court judge in Manhattan, confirmed he spoke with a grand jury yesterday about a $225,000 loan his client received from one of her campaign contributors.
The loan was made by Seth Rubenstein, an attorney in Brooklyn who employed Anderson before Read More
Ravi Batra, an attorney who seems to be everywhere something political is happening, said that what New York needs in a new senator is “somebody who can go out and get the bacon.”
He modestly declined to float his own name as a possible senator because, he said, “I don’t have enough Read More
A Manhattan Surrogate’s Court candidate, Milton Tingling, is calling on the attorney general to investigate the $225,000 loan received by one of his opponents, Nora Anderson.
The loan was disclosed in Anderson’s campaign finance filing (for the period of January 12-July 11, 2008) and the money came from Seth Rubenstein, Read More
David Dinkins has been named campaign chairman for Manhattan Surrogate’s Court candidate Milton Tingling. The campaign also announced that Charlie Rangel will serve as honorary chair. Ravi Batra (of Law and Order fame) is serving as the finance chair.
It just adds a bit more name recognition to this competitive, quiet Read More
Last night in Westchester, Dems and Republicans hammered out the final details of a long anticipated cross-endorsement deal to elect New York’s chief administrative judge, Jonathan Lippman, to the state Supreme Court.
Quick to sing the judge’s praises was Ravi Batra, the politically wired Brooklyn attorney. In press statement this afternoon, Mr. Batra Read More