Posts Tagged ‘Andrew Cuomo’

Conversation with The Onion’s Editor-in-Chief Joe Randazzo

Written by City & State on . Posted in NY Press Exclusive

After four years as editor in chief of The Onion, comedian Joe Randazzo is leaving the paper, and America’s self-proclaimed “finest news source” is relocating its offices from New York to Chicago. City & State editor Morgan Pehme talks with Randazzo about his tenure at the helm of the popular satiric publication and asks him [&hellip
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Hillary Could Be Romney Dragonslayer

Written by Our Town on . Posted in Opinion Our Town, Opinion West Side Spirit, Our Town, West Side Spirit

alan There are some interesting clues to insider politics. Clinton has announced that she is not interested in serving another term. She says she will not campaign for the president. Her husband, Bill, says he wishes his wife would run for the top job. The woman who replaced Clinton in the Senate, Kirsten Gillibrand, says she [&hellip
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“There Is A Rat Among Us” And It Could Be Cuomo: Says State Senator Diaz

Written by Chris Bragg on . Posted in Politics

Bronx State Sen. Ruben Diaz, Sr.’s always entertaining “What You Should Know” column is especially enlightening this morning, as Diaz addresses a Daily News report that Senate Minority Leader John Sampson’s days as Democratic leader are numbered. In his latest musing, Diaz tries to guess at who the “rat” is within the Democratic conference that [&hellip
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Gov. Cuomo Proposes Regulations to Nonprofit Executive Pay

Written by Laura Nahmias on . Posted in Politics

Here are the proposed regulations the Governor’s office just announced on nonprofit executive compensation. GOVERNOR CUOMO ANNOUNCES PROPOSED REGULATIONS TO ENSURE THAT STATE-FUNDED PROVIDERS DO NOT PAY EXCESSIVE EXECUTIVE COMPENSATION OR ADMINISTRATIVE COSTS Multiple State agencies issue proposed regulations for public comment Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced the release of proposed regulations to limit [&hellip
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Citizens Connect Online Chat Fails

Written by Laura Nahmias on . Posted in Politics, Uncategorized

From City & State’s Heard Around Town, May 15, 2012: Whither Citizen Connects online chats, the program the Cuomo administration started last fall to let commissioners and agency heads live chat with New Yorkers (or anyone, really) who had questions for them? The chats, which happened on a weekly basis since late September of last [&hellip
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Heard Around Town: Cuomo wants to shut down Indian Point

Written by City & State on . Posted in Politics

From City & State’s Heard Around Town, May 1, 2012: Andrew Cuomo wants to shutter Entergy’s Indian Point nuclear power plant, but company executives aren’t worried about it closing any time soon. One potential threat is Cuomo’s New York Energy Highway initiative, an effort to update transmission lines, install new ones and repower old power [&hellip
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Campaign Roundup: Cuomo reportedly is open to endorsing Ray Kelly’s possible candidacy, but would wait to see the outcome of the Democratic primary

Written by City & State on . Posted in Politics

2013 Mayoral Race Andrew Cuomo reportedly is open to endorsing Ray Kelly’s possible candidacy, but would wait to see the outcome of the Democratic primary. Malcolm Smith joked that he might throw his hat into the mayoral field. Brooklyn Who else may be eying a Brooklyn BP run, now that Carlo Scissura is out of [&hellip
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Lancemen, in Blasting Wal-Mart, Indirectly Calls for Probe into Cuomo and Silver

Written by Chris Bragg on . Posted in Breaking News

At a press conference yesterday, Democratic Assemblyman Rory Lancman, who is running for Congress in Queens, called on the Justice Department to “examine” politicians in New York “very, very closely” that have accepted donations from Wal-Mart. “We know they know of price of buying government favors in Mexico, and I think all of us are [&hellip
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Newt Gingirich Lays Out Some “Big Ideas” to New York Republicans

Written by Laura Nahmias on . Posted in Politics

From Heard Around Town, April 20, 2012 * Newt Gingrich laid out some of the “big ideas” underlying his now virtually impossible run for the presidency at last night’s New York Republican Party dinner in midtown Manhattan: opening up offshore and federal lands for oil and gas drilling and using the royalties to pay down [&hellip
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Campaign Roundup: April 19, 2012

Written by Chris Bragg on . Posted in Politics

2013 Mayoral Race The candidates got a thumbs-down on their tech prowess. Might Kristin Davis run for mayor? Brooklyn Hakeem Jeffries may end up getting the endorsement of Andrew Cuomo. More on Simcha Felder’s state Senate plans. Manhattan Rangel and Espailliat are fighting over the endorsement decision of Oscar de la Renta. State Senate John [&hellip
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