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  • Nostalgia: the Bloomberg-Pataki team reunited?

     
    After returning from the Tim Russert funeral in Washington D.C. this afternoon, Mayor Michael Bloomberg is expected to address a gathering on the environment in Manhattan hosted by Chadbourne & Parke, LLP. At that firm, former Gov. George Pataki,......
  • Albany: Breakthrough on a no-brainer!

     
    Cruising through the blogs, we just came across an hour-old entry on the LoHud site reporting, "Gov. David Paterson and legislative leaders this evening said they agreed on three pieces of legislation." One of the three end-of-session breakthroughs: "A......
  • Albany: Foreclosure bill

     
    Paterson and the legislature have agreed on a bill to address the sub-prime crisis. Key provisions: 90-day notice before foreclosure proceedings are instituted, and a mandatory settlement conference requiring face-to-face meeting with homeowner and...
  • Albany: Francis is out

     
    Paul Francis, one of Gov. Eliot Spitzer???s key lieutenants who was never linked to Choppergate, announced today that he???s leaving state government. Francis, a former top executive at Merrill Lynch and Ann Taylor Stores, had served as budget director...
  • Skelos: Of three in a room, the odd man out

     
    Sen. Dean Skelos??? ascent will make him the sole suburbanite and the only Republican among the three men who run New York government. In this way, the 60-year-old majority leader from Rockville Centre instantly becomes the odd man out......
  • OTB's: Where politics, public money and racing meet

     
    Two horses that finished first on a recent day at Belmont Park serve as living reminders of this year's dramatic changes in political leadership. The winner of the sixth race on May 30 was Steamroller, which of course was......
  • Skelos: Property taxes Number One

     
    We missed the statement Dean Skelos issued after being chosen as the Senate Majority Leader last night. He targets property taxes: "First and foremost, we must address the issues that are putting a strain on family budgets, primarily rising property......
  • Paterson hails Bruno -- at Brooklyn Democratic dinner

     
    Just a little while ago, a very trustworthy person tells us, Gov. David Paterson called Joe Bruno "a man of character" and said "we will miss him." The locale was unusual -- the Kings County Democratic Dinner, held at......
  • Vying to keep GOP power, Skelos works upstaters

     
    Upon winning a top political post, you start taking for granted your base ??? the people who first put you there. Next, you try to butter up those who come from outside that base, in order to expand your......
  • For names on Capitol doors, it's still 'meet the old boss'

     
    The Skelos era began in the State Senate last Tuesday night when Rockville Centre???s native son, Dean Skelos, accepted the reins of majority leadership from the departing Joseph Bruno of upstate Brunswick. But Bruno???s name remains on doors to......
  • Chaos at the Capitol and the second-floor buzz...

     
    Beyond the Senate???s surprise power shakeup, much of the insider buzz coming out of Albany involves the perception that chaos reigns on the Capitol???s second floor, the domain of David A. Paterson???s accidental administration. Republicans and Democrats...