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Pork Abusers Beware, Andrew Cuomo’s Coming For You

Written by John DeSio on . Posted in Politics, Posts

Attorney General Andrew Cuomo is not wasting any time going after Albany’s sacred cows. Just days into his first term, Cuomo has announced that his office will launch an investigation into the more than 6,000 member items state legislators placed into this year’s budget. "The taxpayers of New York must be assured that their hard-earned [&hellip
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Years Ago, Efrain Won His Case

Written by John DeSio on . Posted in Politics, Posts

Bronx State Senator Efrain Gonzalez has been found on the wrong side of the law in the past, but in 1978 he was able to avoid any consequences.

With a little bit of digging, reporter Candice M. Giove has found that nearly three decades ago Gonzalez was indicted by federal prosecutors for his part in a scheme to allegedly bilk a non-profit group out of tens of thousands of dollars through a shady real estate deal.

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Spitzer’s Revolution Will Be Televised, Boring

Written by John DeSio on . Posted in Politics, Posts

In the wee small hours of his first day in office, Governor Eliot Spitzer signed several executive orders, one of which will demand that state agencies get their act together and plan to broadcast all their relevant meeting over the Internet by July 1, 2007. Anyone familiar with the New York State Legislative Channel that [&hellip
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Bird Flu Deaths Up, You Didn’t Hear About It

Written by John DeSio on . Posted in Breaking News, Posts

Bloomberg.com is reporting today that with the death of three family members in Egypt the number of worldwide deaths from avian flu, more commonly called bird flu, this year alone is greater than the previous three years combined. Previous years of coverage on this issue featured quite the media storm, complete with "are you at risk?" scare stories [&hellip
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