From the Strong Economy for All Coaltion comes this ad, targeting five Republican State Senators, urging them to pass a “millionaire’s tax.” The ad sounds like two rich guys happy that they can spend boatloads of extra money, thanks to opposition to this tax.
The ad does not make any mention of the Read More
ALBANY—David Paterson's budget czar just sent this memo to state agency heads directing them to "immediately place a hold" on all state contracts to ACORN, which has been under fire from the political right in recent days.
This issue erupted earlier this week when the Post reported that two people posing as a Read More
ALBANY—State Senator Ron Stafford has been dead for over four years, but that hasn't stopped his political activities.
Since July 2005, the Committee to Re-Elect Senator Stafford has contributed nearly $60,000 to charities and fellow Republicans including Betty Little, his successor in the North Country-based Senate seat. The committee still has over $50,000 Read More
ALBANY—Below is a complete list of committee assignments for the State Senate, including both Republicans and Democrats. Some noteworthy items:
– State Senator Marty Golden is the ranking member of the Crime Victims committee, which should give him an ample platform to make a stink about Hiram Monserrate.
– As previously noted, Read More
A reader emailed a link to this recently launched website whose muckraking energy is directed at decoding the way certain appropriations are obtained by members.
Like Brooklyn State Senator Marty Golden, who secured a $120,000 grant for a group called HeartShare, where four of the group’s five board members are campaign Read More