Posts Tagged ‘Capitol Connection’

Cuomo Tackles the Albany Beast

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Would-be gov’s success depends on ability to navigate Legislature By Alan S. Chartock Andrew Cuomo is positioning himself to be president of the United States. His chances of getting there will be infinitely increased if he is able to turn Albany into a calmer, less venal, more reflective and genuinely representative place. Cuomo must win [&hellip
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Senate Majority Report

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This week, we learned that the State Senate had established committees that literally sold accessibility to state politicians for menu item dollars. Labor leaders were told that for 50 grand they would have “increased access” to the Senate majority. Others were told that 25 grand would buy them power. If you are recorded by the [&hellip
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Marriage Power Play

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I am not surprised by the results of the gay marriage debate. In fact, this is just the kind of wedge issue politics that we have come to expect from the fool-the-people, know-nothing politicians who play to the religious zealots and undereducated, vulnerable folks. These are the same people who would, all too often, deny [&hellip
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