One name that stands out from the Long Island regional economic council Cuomo announced this morning is James D’Addario, who donated thousands of dollars to Cuomo’s opponent last year. Read More
Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer is out with an app that lets New York City taxpayers see, specifically, where their money is going in the budget.
For example, someone paying $50,000 in taxes can see that $232.05 of that money goes to the Dept. of Finance; $95.35 goes to the Board of Elections, $56.45 goes to the City Council. and $73.70 goes to the mayor’s office.
And that $73.70 figure going to the mayor’s office is broken down even further:
15 cents to the Commission on Women’s Issues
30 cents to Office for People with Disabilities
90 cents to NYC Liaison to the United Nations
$7.35 to the Office of Labor Relations
$30.20 to the Office of the Mayor Read More
Francois Rivera–a judge who sued the New York Post for libel after a story in the paper described his possible involvement in the scandal to sell judgeships in Brooklyn–has opened up a bigger can of worms for himself and colleagues.
Rivera and several others judges along with a number of political operatives, now have to comply with a deposition request from the New York Post, to describe in detail what they know about the scandal.
Public Advocate Bill de Blasio wants files surrounding Congressman Michael Grimm’s altercation at a Queens night club a decade ago to be release, after detailed allegations surfaced in The New Yorker this week.
In a public statement, de Blasio — who once considered running for that seat — said “Congressman Grimm has an Read More