Tom DiNapoli signed his own executive orders.
Five of Eliot Spitzer’s appointees were confirmed.
Assemblyman Joe Lentol of Brooklyn got $11.2 million in funding from Albany.
Chuck Schumer said he worked well with Rudy Giuliani.
Congress will be lobbied about making Puerto Rico a Read More
On a bitter February day, in a city best known as the resting place of Abraham Lincoln’s mortal remains, an African-American Senator announced his candidacy for President of the United States. This is the season for such announcements; rarely does a week pass without word of another addition to the 2008 campaign. But Read More
Eliot Spitzer’s plan may be working, with some legislators feeling a “rare backlash” because they voted for Tom DiNapoli for comptroller.
While visiting a family just outside Albany, Spitzer did not attack the local Assembly member.
Mike Bloomberg wants the federal government to steer $150 million a year to Read More
A Democratic source in Nassau just told me that the local Democrats have settled on North Hempstead Town Clerk Michelle Schimel to replace Tom DiNapoli in the Assembly.
– Azi Paybarah Read More
Upward-aspiring Democrats in Manhattan have long had to navigate between rank-and-file party loyalists and good-government reformers.
The candidates running for the East Side Assembly seat being vacated by Pete Grannis were given a chance over the weekend to express their theoretical willingness to go against the party leadership Read More
Federal authorities may be looking into Mike Bloomberg’s gun-busting operation.
Eliot Spitzer’s rhetoric about the legislature is unkind.
The remarks were made on a trip where Spitzer was supposed to be discussing his budget.
Bloomberg announced a new home for the Museum for African Art. Read More
Just one day after helping elect a Democratic state Senator in Nassau — and just hours after the election of Tom DiNapoli as comptroller by his colleagues in Albany — Eliot Spitzer raised the possibility of campaigning against incumbent Democrats in the Assembly, demonstrating, if nothing else, that he prefers stick over carrot in Read More
Bill Clinton will be in Westchester this weekend.
In electing Tom DiNapoli, the legislature treated Governor Spitzer the same way they treated Governor Pataki.
DiNapoli’s 53rd birthday is on Saturday.
The New York Times, Post and Daily News editorial boards all denounce the Read More
Tom DiNapoli was just sworn in as state comptroller on the 15th floor of 110 State Street, his new Albany office, surrounded the people who just elected him: Assembly Democrats.
“In terms of this issue of what this process was, what was good or bad about it, that’s going to be something for the Read More
Eliot Spitzer just held a press confrence to say that the legislature’s election of Tom DiNapoli as comptroller “showed a stunning lack of integrity that is deeply troubling” and marked a “turning point” in his relationship with the legislature. That’s because the legislature ignored the recommendations of an independent screening panel and elected an Assemblyman Read More