Posts Tagged ‘Andrew Cuomo’

East River Ferry Service Exceeding Expectations

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FINANCIAL DISTRICT East River Ferry Service Exceeding Expectations In mid-December, City Council Speaker Christine Quinn, joined by a collection of elected officials, greeted morning ferry commuters to celebrate six months of service on the East River Ferry. Nearly 500,000 paying passengers have taken advantage of this new three-year waterborne transportation pilot program, which lands at [&hellip
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Adam Lisberg, Editor of City and State (a Manhattan Media publication)

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The mayoral race will stay largely quiet. Just as the rumors always swirl about a business-backed would-be Bloomberg jumping in as a Republican, rumors will also swirl about a black or Latino challenger to try to undercut Bill Thompson among Democrat primary voters. Neither will happen. The existing major candidates have worked too hard, scrubbed [&hellip
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St. Mark’s Bookshop Secures Lease Reduction

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FINANCIAL DISTRICT UPDATES FROM OCCUPY WALL STREET • According to NY1, organizers of Occupy Wall Street have set up a military tent to create a safe space for female protestors sleeping in the movement’s home base in Zuccotti Park. The safety of female protestors was recently called into question after two confirmed cases of sexual [&hellip
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Cuomo’s Colonial Island

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By Megan Finnegan Locals up in arms over appointment of nonresident to operating board “I’ve lived here all my life and I no longer consider myself a New Yorker,” said Matthew Katz as he strolled along the East River on a recent sunny day. “I consider myself a Roosevelt Islander.&#
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Now Is the Time to Govern

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Cuomo will whittle state budget to the bone By Alan S. Chartock The first thing the new governor has to do is to get the state’s fiscal house in order. That must happen immediately because in a year, the state’s election cycle will start all over and if Andrew Cuomo waits until then, it will [&hellip
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Bringing the Upper West Side to Albany

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Schneiderman, Cuomo hold first joint appearance By Dan Rivoli and Allen Houston While Republicans made a political comeback around the country, New York State Democrats fared relatively well. Andrew Cuomo is now Governor-elect, Sens. Charles Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand trounced their GOP opponents and Tom DiNapoli held on to the State Comptroller seat
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Schneiderman Win Bright Spot for UWS Politics

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By Dan Rivoli Eric Schneiderman, the Upper West Sider and state senator, won the attorney general race last night, a bright spot in Upper West Side politics. Schneiderman, who won a bruising five-way primary and tough general election, handily beat Republican Dan Donovan, the Staten Island district attorney. He will succeed Governor-elect Andrew Cuomo
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Decision 2010: Our Political Picks

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Governor: Andrew Cuomo With the amount of dissatisfaction and disappointment that many have expressed toward New York State government, it’s clear we need a governor who has a strong vision for the office and who can take control of a Legislature that has caused embarrassment on a national level. The choice for voters is between [&hellip
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