Governor Cuomo is headed to Los Angeles where Hollywood A-Listers are hosting his first out-of-state fundraiser to thank him for legalizing same sex marriage.
Former Comptroller Alan Hevesi was denied parole and will spend another year behind bars for his role in a pay-to-play pension fund corruption scandal.
Speaking of comptrollers, advisors for Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer reportedly hope he’ll take advantage of John Liu’s troubles and run for comptroller rather than entering the tougher mayoral race.
Governor Cuomo’s administration and legislators in Albany might have a special session to talk about an economic package that includes new taxes for wealthy New Yorkers.
In closing arguments, lawyers for City Councilman Larry Seabrook described the government’s “so-called evidence” presented at the councilman’s corruption trial as “a shell game.”
Albany’s holy trinity–Governor Cuomo, Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver and Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos all support expanded casino gambling in New York.