correcting the record
Ex-Gov. Eliot Spitzer insists he’s not diving back into the political arena just yet, contrary to a New York Post report earlier this evening.
With all the fan boy excitement surrounding the new Apple Store at Grand Central, it is no surprise the shiny glass bauble was able to land a sweetheart deal for the space. Now, State Comptroller Tom DiNapoli is probing Apple’s lease with the M.T.A., according to the Post, looking for signs of whether or not there was anything untoward about the deal.
Chris Matthews discusses Trump’s impact on the 2012 GOP field, and if he’s really serious.
NJ Rhetoric: Christie wants media to “take the bat out” against a critic. [AP]
Media: What Trump really meant by “saved” the Daily News. Read More
At the Somos el Futuro legislative conference in Albany this weekend, State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli could be seen hugging Senator Charles Schumer-not because he was feeling particularly affectionate, but because Assemblyman Felix Ortiz, chairman of the conference, which gathers top Democratic officials to discuss issues of concern to Hispanic New Yorkers, had urged attendees to Read More
Eliot Spitzer drops this gem, in an interview with the West Side Spirit:
The first battle was over the choice of comptroller. And Tom DiNapoli is a fine guy. Like him, he’s a friend.
But I said, “You guys are putting institutional interest over public interest. He’s not the guy who should be Read More
New York State Comptroller Tom DiNapoli is out with a report today that says that the city’s Department of Education is under-counting its drop-out rate.
According to DiNapoli, the rate is closer to 16.5 percent, a considerable bump over the 13 percent rate that DoE claims.
“The city school system needs to sharpen its pencils Read More
Is it just us, or do many of our elected officials remind you of someone else? Yes, Tom DiNapoli, we’re talking about you.
Seriously, New York’s halls of power are starting to resemble an old episode of “Night of 1,000 Stars!”
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(By the way, one more resemblance Read More
State Comptroller Tom DiNapoli stopped by labor union headquarters 32BJ this afternoon in lower Manhattan, thanking volunteers and checking in on response rates.
“It sounds like turnout is holding up in the city which is very important for us and so were feeling good about it,” the comptroller candidate said.
DiNapoli had been criss-crossing the Read More
Democratic heavyweights came out for Tom DiNapoli this afternoon as he took his re-election campaign for state comptroller to Chinatown.
Assembly speaker Sheldon Silver, New York City comptroller John Liu, state senator Daniel Squadron, assembly member Grace Meng, council member Margaret Chin were among supporters at a press conference at the Chinese Consolidated Business Association. Read More
Incumbent Democratic comptroller Tom DiNapoli is out with a tough new ad that plays up his Republican opponent’s Wall Street ties.
The ad, entitled “Signs,” knocks “Wall Street” Harry Wilson as a Wall Street executive who supports the Bush tax cuts for the wealthy and whose plan for the pension fund would increase property taxes. Read More