If Andrew Cuomo overhauls the state’s tax program to raise rates on the wealthy, “it will mean he ran a fraudulent campaign,” said NY GOP chief Ed Cox.
Business leaders are lining up in opposition to any kind of tax increase.
The Times takes a look at Mei-Hua Ru, a karaoke crooner and the architect behind John Liu’s fundraising operation.
More trouble for Liu: The comptroller hired two top officials from MF Global to help oversee the pension fund.
Worse than his corruption, perhaps is the fact that William Boyland has been a mostly indifferent lawmaker for his Brownsville district.
Taxpayers are footing the bill for Boyland’s lawyers.
Larry Seabrook declined to testify in his own corruption trial.
Yesterday was gridlock day in the city, with the president visiting and the Rockefeller Center tree-lighting ceremony.
Melissa Mark Viverito, Tish James and Helen Foster all received A-pluses on the Human Rights Report Card from the Urban Justice Center.
The NYPD is considering filing charges against the lead detective in the ticket-fixing investigation after discovering he leaked sensitive information to a former Internal Affairs cop who is now under indictment, according to The Post.
The Longshoreman’s Union is resisting efforts to diversify.
A top education official has been forced out after leaking plans the department had to expand standardized test taking time.
Two schools, India’s Amity University, and a group of local institutions which included the New York Genome Center, Mount Sinai medical school, Rockefeller University and SUNY Stony Brook have been eliminated from the competition to build a new tech campus in the city.
The City Council is attempting to slow down the administration’s efforts to remake New York City street into more pedestrian and bike friendly places.
City health officials are recommending that any person living with HIV be offered AIDS drugs as soon as they are diagnosed with the virus.
George Pataki op-eds in favor of fracking.
HPD has halted the $32 million redevelopment of the defunct Greenpoint Hospital while they investigate alleged underpayment and kickbacks at an HPD site in the Bronx that has the same contractor.
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