Roundup: We Honestly Have No Idea Which Way He Would Go

Bob Turner refused to rule out tax increases as a way to balance the federal budget.

A number of Dan Halloran domain names were purchased by  a defunct, neo-pagan charity founded by Halloran.

State Financial Services Superintendent Ben Lawsky announced a new regulations that give insurance companies more leeway to decline claims if they suspect fraud.

Mitt Romney had a private breakfast with Mike Bloomberg at his philanthropic foundation this morning.  Continue reading “Roundup: We Honestly Have No Idea Which Way He Would Go”

Long Arm of the Lawsky: Cuomo Deputy Gets a New Gig

benjamin lawsky left getty e1311163263156 Long Arm of the Lawsky: Cuomo Deputy Gets a New GigIn 2007, a magazine article tried to illuminate the pecking order among the staff of New York’s new attorney general, Andrew Cuomo. Mr. Cuomo was, of course, first, followed by Steven Cohen, his chief of staff. In third, according to the magazine, was the “special assistant and deputy counsel,” an ambitious recruit from the Southern District named Benjamin Lawsky. Continue reading “Long Arm of the Lawsky: Cuomo Deputy Gets a New Gig”