Andrew Cuomo just announced his new senior legal staff at an event at the Sheraton.
The list includes:
Robin Baker, executive director attorney general for criminal justice;
Eric Corngold, executive deputy attorney general for economic justice;
Mylan Denerstein, deputy attorney general for social justice;
Jenny Rivera, special deputy attorney general for civil rights.
– Azi Read More
On the night of Sept. 12, 2006, Mario Cuomo returned from years of self-imposed political exile to a crowded Sheraton Hotel ballroom. With glassy eyes and a beaming smile, he accepted handshakes and kisses from the donors and political allies of yesteryear. Jumbo screens overhead declared that the former Governor’s first son, Andrew Cuomo, 49, Read More
Incoming AG Andrew Cuomo is having a transition meeting this morning in the Sheraton, where in another room, Rep. Charlie Rangel is speaking at a Crain’s breakfast.
– Azi Paybarah
Apparently there were some announcements, but I was outside smoking and I met a guy named Tyler up from Florida. West Palm, he said. “I’m a senator now!” he said, and asked for a cigarette. “I guess I have to quit my job.” He was wearing an Adidas track shirt. Where did he work? “Adidas.” Read More
Outside the Sheraton, three Republicans in town on business pulled up.
Where was the Republican victory party, they wanted to know. Albany?
The Republican trio–they worked for Proctor and Gamble and hailed from Orange County and Cincinnatti–were most concerned about the Missouri and Virginia races.
They considered only very briefly sticking around to Read More
I escaped the velvet cage holding reporters at the Democratic Party here in the Sheraton long enough to run into one Democrat who said Hevesi has a “zero chance” of serving a full-term.
“The question is, does he make it to the New Year.”
According to this source, the leading replacement would be Bill Mulrow Read More
Chuck Schumer speaks at a breakfast co-hosted by the Association for a Better New York and One Hundred Black Men at the Sheraton Hotel.
NYPIRG Straphangers Campaign and Transportation Alternatives release the annual Pokey Awards for NYC’s slowest bus routes in Union Square.
Adolfo Carrion visits middle school tech leaders at the Bronx Writing Academy Read More
Eliot Spitzer speaks at the Civil Service Employees Association Convention at the Sheraton Hotel.
Coalition for the Homeless holds a briefing on an increase in family homelessness in New York City at their Fulton Street headquarters.
A demonstration and rally against waterfront development will be held at 2201 Avenue U in Brooklyn.
Transportation Alternatives releases Read More
Pretty dramatic stuff at the Jeanine Pirro press conference at the Sheraton in midtown.
With a story set to break on WNBC, Pirro confirmed to a group of reporters that she iswas under investigation by federal law enforcement officials. They are reportedly looking into an allegation that she had placed an illegal wire-tap on the Read More
Bob Kerrey moderates a discussion of the Roberts Supreme Court at the New School.
Joe Bruno will address delegates at CSEA’s Annual Delegates Meeting at the Sheraton Hotel.
David Weprin calls on Congress to raise the federal minimum wage and hosts Volunteer Emergency Services Day at City Hall.
Stonewall Dems hold their monthly meeting Read More