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Education Reform Now, run by hedge-funders, gave Cuomo $65,000 through its PAC since 2010
With New York’s 29 electors, the interstate compact now has 160 — 60 percent of the 270 it needs.
The governor included a proposal for six-to-one matching funds in his budget
"Moskowitz is closing all 22 of her schools for the day to attempt to rally support in Albany, and has asked teachers to provide instruction to students on buses up to the Capitol" www.capitalnewyork.com
De Blasio administration reverses three of Success Academies' co-location proposals
Conservative author and professor Dinesh D'Souza was indicted for funneling $20,000 in straw donations during the 2012 campaign.
The new City Council speaker did not report any charitable giving in 2012
Will appear with Attorney General Eric Schneiderman
[NY Attorney General Eric] Schneiderman says nuclear regulators are downplaying waste-storage risk www.capitalnewyork.com
Attorney General Eric Schneiderman is criticizing the Nuclear Regulatory Commission for its assessment of the risks surrounding the storage of nuclear waste on site at the nation's 100 reactors, including those at Indian Point in Westchester County.
Rep. Peter King thinks Republicans in the House could have bargained for much more than they're getting in a pending Senate deal, if only the House had kept the government open in September and focused on negotiation over the federal debt limit.
Anthony Weiner is supporting Bill de Blasio for mayor, he said in an email to Capital.
A former F.B.I. employee has agreed to plead guilty of providing national defense intel to the media, making him the latest press source to be caught up in the Obama administration's aggressive clampdown on leakers. www.capitalnewyork.com
A former F.B.I. employee has agreed to plead guilty of providing national defense intel to the media, making him the latest press source to be caught up in the Obama administration's aggressive clampdown on leakers.
Bloomberg cites stop-and-frisk in presenting the 'largest gun bust in the city's history' www.capitalnewyork.com
Mayor Michael Bloomberg today announced "the largest gun bus in the city's history," and used it to defend stop-and-frisk.
Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand appeared on "The Daily Show" last night for what was supposed to have been a sympathetic interview about her work to overhaul the military's treatment of sexual assault cases.
Bloomberg warns that bad city management will spur urban decline | Capital New York www.capitalnewyork.com
Mayor Michael Bloomberg today warned that should his successor manage the city poorly, the city risks decline.
Medical marijuana sponsor calls New York prospects 'quite good' | Capital New York www.capitalnewyork.com
State Senator Diane Savino, the lead senate sponsor of a bill that would legalize medical marijuana in New York State, thinks the odds of its passage are now "quite good."
Today's layoffs were all in the newsroom, and brought the total number of positions eliminated at the Post to about two dozen.
Anthony Weiner tested one of his likely attack lines against City Council Speaker Christine Quinn, saying the budgets passed by New York City lawmakers include unrealistic spikes in property assessments and assumptions in extra revenue from fines and fees
When Lautenberg's age met Booker's ambition: An elegy for the Swamp Dog | Capital New York www.capitalnewyork.com
It is of course transparently disingenuous, the way Cory Booker is pursuing a Senate seat in New Jersey.
Far from Weiner and a hostile debate crowd, Quinn stumps and takes names | Capital New York www.capitalnewyork.com
On Tuesday afternoon, while her rivals were across the river debating education, Christine Quinn was busy greeting water-logged commuters on a soggy street corner in Brooklyn Heights.
Anthony Weiner began his first day on the campaign trail this morning by greeting voters on 125th Street and Lenox Avenue, talking to commuters on the No. 2 express train heading downtown, and then interacting with reporters and people on the street as he