Today held a big event up in Albany, where Governor Andrew Cuomo gave his State of the State address. Here are some highlights from the speech and the rest of New York:
Cuomo’s speech was a shift to the wonky side of governance.
Senate Majority Leader Skelos gave his own remarks.
While the Senate Democrats laid out their 2012 agenda.
A plethora of politicos issued statements responding to the speech.
Streetsblog sees some red flags for transit in Cuomo’s address.
Governor Cuomo reiterated his call for independent redistricting.
Democrats continue to campaign against an extra state senate seat.
However, Republican State Senator Marty Golden thinks it’s going to happen anyway.
A judge ruled that an NYC development plan would perpetuate segregation.
Capital New York profiles the case of Russian spy Anna Chapman.
Swinging out the presidential campaign:
Last night’s Iowa caucus vote was the third-closest result in modern U.S. political history.
Romney won ugly, but still won.
Congressman Pete King hopes Santorum and Romney will squash Ron Paul.
Romney’s returning to New York to squeeze his “exhausted” New York donors.
What’s behind John McCain’s Romney endorsement.
Paul called Gingrich a “chicken hawk.”