Elsewhere: The Next Ethics Commission, Maloney’s Plans

The main problem with David Paterson’s new ethics committee is that he will need Sheldon Silver and Malcolm Smith to

The main problem with David Paterson’s new ethics committee is that he will need Sheldon Silver and Malcolm Smith to join him, writes Liz, and neither of them have asked their nominees to step down from the original ethics committee.

Of Tom Golisano’s defection to Florida, Paterson said, “[W]e upset a number of other people who probably can’t afford to leave the state right now.”
Carolyn Maloney says plans for the future are not affected by Steve Israel.
Cincinnatus notes that Assemblywoman Susan John’s largest member item went to Manhattan.
A conservative rabbi from Brooklyn joined Ruben Diaz Sr. at the anti-same-sex marriage rally.
At the pro-same-sex marriage rally, an actress from the show Ugly Betty says, “

Elsewhere: The Next Ethics Commission, Maloney’s Plans