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  • Child Sex Abuse Statute Of Limitations Slow To Change In Senate

    Child Sex Abuse Statute Of Limitations Slow To Change In Senate
    The Bernie Fine scandal has not only tarnished the reputation of Syracuse University, but it has also forced politicos like State Assemblywoman Margaret Markey to beat the drum louder. "I call it society's dirty little secret, because no one wants to come...
  • Tomorrow's Newsday: Skelos optimistic, Dems too

     
    Joe Mondello is "apprehensive" about November, but in a story for tomorrow's Newsday new majority leader Skelos tells James Madore that based on internal polls he's optimistic about maintaining GOP control of the Senate in the upcoming elections:...
  • Bruno: Done on Friday

     
    It's kind of anticlimactic, but Joe Bruno announces his last day will be Friday. He's resigning his seat, leaving the GOP with a 31-30 margin in the Senate. He closes his release: "Now I will bring my time in public......
  • Skelos urges billionaire Golisano to turn $$$ his way

     
    Battling to keep and expand on the Republicans' currently razor-thin majority in the State Senate, their leader Dean Skelos today sent a letter to Rocheser billionaire Tom Golisano urging him to support GOP incumbents this fall. Skelos of Rockville......
  • Smith's reply on lobby-tree shaking, and Skelos

     
    Senate Minority Leader Malcolm Smith's communications director Curtis L. Taylor issued this statement: ???We are facing a $6 billion deficit, and again the Senate Republicans have decided to focus on something other than the needs of the people of New.......
  • Skelos' whack at Malcolm Smith, updated

     
    Here are comments verbatim from Skelos' exchange with WABC-TV reporter Dave Evans: SENATOR SKELOS: You know just reading what I read in the paper, I think it borders on criminality. You can not threaten people to give contributions. Certainly that......
  • Crossfire builds in Donno-Johnson Senate proxy war

     
    With Republicans all but predicting Democratic Sen. Craig Johnson's political demise (see previous item) the pro-Johnson forces have issued these broadsides: First we heard from Doug Forand, chief strategist for the Senate Democratic campaign committee,...
  • Albany: Dems, Skelos squable over school aid

     
    When the subject is whether the Dems will cut school aid, the squabble helps the GOP in the suburbs, and doesn't particularly help Craig Johnson or Brian Foley. That's the bottom line, as we see it, on today's dispatch......
  • Donno: Craig is Malcolm's boy (Updated)

     
    Nassau Senate candidate Barbara Donno, in a press release, says Manhattan Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver opposes Belmont redevelopment because he wants to protect Aqueduct, and so will the Senate if Craig Johnson (right) helps turn city Democrat...
  • Skelos opponent's backers charge harassment at the polls

     
    A little more than four months into his tenure as one of Albany's ruling troika, Senate GOP leader Dean Skelos (R-Rockville Centre) lost his statewide majority on Tuesday to the Democrats when colleagues Serphin Maltese of Queens and Caesar......
  • Albany: Mondello blasts Paterson fiscal plan

     
    State Republican chairman Joe Mondello, predictably, blasts some of the early leaks of Paterson's plan to close a $15 billion gap. It is kind of curious that two of the early leaks, which get more focus than the mass of......