Governor Andrew Cuomo’s tax returns show he paid a tax rate of just under 18 percent on over $230,000 in income last year.
Lieutenant Governor Robert Duffy’s return shows he made $2,628 “betting one day at Saratoga Race Course.”
New York State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman is really into yoga.
An official from former State Senator Pedro Espada Jr. taxpayer-funded Soundview Health Care Network revealed Mr. Espada was paid $256,195 for “unused vacation time” in testimony at the ex-pol’s corruption trial. Mr. Espada also had an American Express bill that “routinely ran between $21,000 and $100,000 a month” and was regularly paid for by the non-profit.
Mayor Bloomberg says 54 new schools will open in New York City this fall.
A Cuomo spokesperson said AMG National Trust Bank has “total control” over the governor’s investments.
The Senate Democrats have $1.48 million in debt, but they’re still optimistic about reclaiming the chamber.
A national coalition of advocacy groups is pushing Governor Andrew Cuomo on campaign finance reform.
Actor Alec Baldwin said he’s consider running to be New York’s senator or governor in 2014.
Campaign contributions from hedge funds in New York increased by 73.5 percent in 2010.
Investigators are searching Colombian brothels for leads in the Secret Service prostitution party scandal.
Hotel workers say cocaine and whisky fueled the Secret Service’s Colombian bash.
Classic rocker Ted Nugent says he’s being attacked for speaking “the truth” after the firestorm over his controversial anti-Obama remarks at the NRA annual convention last weekend. ”I’m a black Jew at a Nazi-Klan rally.”
The Texas pastor who called Mormonism “a cult” while backing Rick Perry is now endorsing Mitt Romney.
The General Services Administration executive who organized the agency’s controversial, costly Vegas conference regularly brought his wife on business trips at taxpayer expense.
U.S. troops posed for gruesome pictures with the body parts of dead Afghan fighters.