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Posted by Jeremy Walsh in Links on August 21, 2009 | No Comments

In his bid for public advocate, City Councilman Eric Gioia (D-Sunnyside) states his support for congestion pricing to Transportation Alternatives’ candidates’ survey. That and more right here. [Transportation Alternatives] A law firm hired by Gov. David Paterson to help expedite the Aqueduct Racetrack Video Lottery Terminal project has ties to one of the bidders. It [...]

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Posted by Jeremy Walsh in Links on August 20, 2009 | No Comments

Real estate interests are cramming the cash into comptroller candidates’ coffers during the closing weeks of the Democratic primary race. [The Real Deal] State Senate Majority Leader Pedro Espada (D-Bronx) got $350,000 in staffer raises and new hires — many from his Soundview Health Care Network — courtesy of his Democratic comrades. [Times-Union] State Senate [...]

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Posted by Jeremy Walsh in Links on August 10, 2009 | No Comments

Gov. David Paterson’s chances of winning next year’s election are rapidly dwinding. [Crain's New York] The Times trails state Sen. Frank Padavan (R-Bellerose) around a National Night Out Against Crime gathering and finds the recent Senate deadlock has not tarnished his image. State Assemblywoman Marge Markey (D-Ridgewood) suffered some health problems as her bill that [...]

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Posted by Jeremy Walsh in Links on July 29, 2009 | No Comments

Supporters of U.S. Rep. Carolyn Maloney’s (D-Astoria) potential run against U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.) have fired off a letter in response to an earlier letter Gillibrand’s camp sent outlining how certain congresswomen lost their seats pursuing bids for higher office. [City Hall] Former Secretary of State Colin Powell has endorsed Michael Bloomberg for mayor. [...]

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Posted by Jeremy Walsh in Links on July 27, 2009 | No Comments

The Gotham Gazette paints a skeptical picture of City Councilman Tony Avella’s (D-Bayside) chances of winning the mayoral race. Attorney General Andrew Cuomo is investigating state Assemblywoman Ann-Margaret Carrozza’s (D-Bayside) residency claims on a mortgage document. [Daily News]

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Posted by Jeremy Walsh in Links on July 24, 2009 | No Comments

Supporters of U.S. Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-Astoria) are writing letters to U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.) asking her to stop pushing Maloney out of the race. [NY Post] Avella seat hopeful Kevin Kim is examining some fairly unorthodox ways at getting on the ballot. [City Hall]