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  • Albany: How about a "Gang of Long Island"???

     
    Democratic Senators Ruben Diaz, Pedro Espada, Carl Kruger and -- until recently -- Hiram Monserrate have done a pretty good job since election day of getting attention with their threat of withholding their votes from the Dems when the......
  • Now, spouse of pension collector quits LI law firm

     
    The campaign dustup over GOP attempts to link in Sen. Craig Johnson, who's of-counsel to a well-connected Garden City law firm, has ended -- but the pension saga moves on. Here's an update from Newsday's Eden Laikin: The husband......
  • Senate: Pedro Espada? Great choice!

     
    Don't miss the NYTimes quote from Sen. Pedro Espada, who will be Democratic Majority Leader in the Senate under a deal cut yesterday, about various investigations that have dogged him: ???Those things have been unfortunately omnipresent in my life for.......
  • Nassau Dem chief warns colleagues to distrust 'I' man

     
    From Celeste Hadrick, reporting from Nassau: Nassau Democratic Chairman Jay Jacobs is not ready to forgive and forget when it comes to the county???s Independence Party chair, Bobby Kumar. Jacobs told Democratic lawmakers at a dinner last week to......
  • Give Skelos tactical credit for helping sow Dem chaos

     
    Say what you will about how Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos wasted time and money on trying to recapture Craig Johnson's seat, did not marshal an urgent message to voters on Election Day about checks-and-balances, is on the verge......
  • Albany, Take 2: Malcolm says LI will be happy

     
    Sen. Malcolm Smith, the presumptive leader of the Senate Dems' presumptive new majority, threw some press noses out of joint earlier Monday by walking out of a press conference. So he returned for a second appearance this afternoon and......
  • Sen. C. Johnson waxes upbeat on committee post

     
    Despite earlier expectations that in the transition from a GOP to a Democratic majority he might get the Health Committee (that went to Tom Duane of Manhattan), Sen. Craig Johnson (D-Port Washington) just expressed enthusiasm for his new role......
  • Senate: Johnson gets Govt Ops, Foley gets Ethics

     
    Apparently, a deal is done with the Gang of Three, and Malcolm Smith issues a press release declaring himself Senate Majority Leader and Dems as the majority party for the first time in 43 years. The deal lets Carl Kruger......
  • Cashing in on Dem control: LI's gotta buy Shelter?

     
    Newsday's Eden Laikin reports that the Democratic ascendancy in NY' s state Senate this week coincides with the formation of a new Democratically-connected lobbying firm on LI that -- for a price -- could replace some of the influence......
  • Malcolm: Last stop, Long Island

     
    Having paid his respects upstate and in NYC last week, new Senate Majority Leader Malcolm Smith finally gets around to visiting Long Island, next week. Message, anyone? Albany Bureau Chief Madore reports: "Senate Majority Leader Malcolm Smith plans to.......
  • Foley: Getting Banking Committee post (Updated)

     
    Freshman Democratic state Sen. Brian Foley, assigned to head up the Ethics Committee in the first round of appointments when the Dems secured the majority last week, is now getting a little bit more of a plum assignment according......