Andrew Mangino and I have a piece in this week’s paper about the upcoming selection of a company to run the state’s horse racing franchise.
One of Eliot Spitzer’s biggest contributors, Richard Fields, has put together a leading bid, which could be making things pretty complicated.
“Spitzer can’t possibly come Read More
This morning, I suggested that Eliot Spitzer’s ties to the one of the main bidders for the state’s horse racing franchise, Richard Fields of Excelsior, is making the selection process complicated.
Just now, a spokeswoman for Fields, Katie Burke of the Glover Park Group, emailed me to say:
“Excelsior’s integrity, investment, Read More
Eliot Spitzer is announcing a new timetable for awarding the state’s horse racing franchise.
In a public statement released just now, Spitzer said he may split up the franchise award, with one bidder winning the rights to the gaming and the other getting rights to run the race tracks. Or Read More
New York may get earlier presidential primaries.
Eliot Spitzer wants Sheldon Silver to disclose how much money he makes from his second job at a private law firm.
Spitzer won’t be helping out donor Richard Fields anytime soon, according to an aide.
Errol Louis sees a problem with the Read More
That didn’t take long. The trolling through public records of some the comptroller candidates is well underway.
One reader emailed to remind that Bill Mulrow is part of Excelsior, along with Richard Fields, a group that is bidding on the state’s horse-racing franchise. State-run gambling, as you can imagine, is Read More
The project seemed like a natural for Donald Trump. On March 24, 1994, a messenger delivered a proposal to his glittering office tower on Fifth Avenue for a lavish casino and golf resort on an Indian reservation in southern California.
The project would be built on the Chemechuevi reservation, and it would overlook Lake Havasu, Read More