Some legislators “resigned” from their jobs to collect pensions while still collecting a salary and serving.
Ed Cox has the backing of 25 counties in his quest to be State Republican chairman.
Henry Wojtaszek had nothing to say about Cox’s rollout of support.
State Senator Bill Perkins denies that he’s thinking about running against Charlie Rangel.
“It wasn’t just the purchase of a lemon, it was the purchase of a jumbo lemon,” State Senator Craig Johnson said of a ferry the state bought and sold for a $900,000 loss.
The News said the purchase was “knuckleheadedly wrong.”
Bids are rising to place VLT’s at the Aqueduct race course.
The Times says David Paterson should sign a bill requiring greater transparency for public authorities.
The M.T.A.’s top labor negotiating firm quit, saying the authority has grown too cozy with labor.
Bill Hammond says the cozy relationships between some politicians and non-profits are “unfair.”
Vin Bonventre finds more dissent under Jonathan Lippman’s Court of Appeals than Judith Kaye’s.
Denis Hamill says the issues now are the same as in the summer of 1969.
And below, a video released by the state featuring David Paterson talking about an office of taxpayer accountability: