New York remains one of the last states in the nation to have not settled on its new district lines, something that gives incumbents a huge advantage this election season.
A blog on TheLadders.com website under the name “The Personal Blog of Marc Cenedella” contained a number of random observations about sex, women and drugs. A spokesman for Cenedella says its not his. The Times says they were altered to the blog by “an opponent of Mr. Cenedella,” who is considering running against Kirsten Gillibrand.
Shelly Silver wants a payraise for lawmakers.
The MTA and the TWU face-off has not led to a deal, but negotiations are far more muted this time around than they were in 2005.
The MTA rejected a plan by Councilman Jimmy Van Bramer that would have provided free shuttle buses, at no cost to the agency, to replace the 7 train when it shuts down on weekends.
Eric Schneiderman and the attorney general of Iowa dispute how the AG became removed from negotiations around the 50-state mortgage settlement.
Chuck Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand introduced a bill that would impose harsh new sanctions on Syria.
Elected officials, government employees and political party types would be barred from owning any stake, including stock, in licensed gaming companies under the rules set forth for legalized gambling by Gov. Andrew Cuomo.
Crime has risen in the precinct that covers the new Aqueduct Racino.
The relationship between Cuomo and Bloomberg appears to be thawing, after both have turned their attention to the teacher’s unions.
Larry Silverstein has threatened to cap the planned 80-story office tower known as 3 World Trade Center at seven stories if he can’t secure at least one major office tenant to commit to the building — and he’s nowhere close to finding one, Chuck Bennett writes.
Peter Vallone wants to increase the fines for those who use public garbage cans for their own household trash.
The GOP has a 5-1 cash advantage over their Democratic counterparts in the efforts to hold on to their majority in the State Senate.
Mayor Bloomberg hasn’t been cashing his $1/year paychecks.
Charles Gasparino wants the state’s pols to speak out against Dodd-Frank, which he says is the chocking the state’s Golden Goose.
Peter Koo will make his jump from the GOP official today.
The killer who inspired the “Headless Body in Topless Bar” headline is up for parole.
The Post provides a John Liu update.
The Daily News says that the City Council’s paid sick leave bill will be a job-killer.
Scott Stringer is blasting Mayor Bloomberg for failing to enforce traffic laws around the Holland Tunnel.
Newt Gingrich surged to a big lead in Florida.
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