Posts Tagged ‘City & State’

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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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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Campaign Roundup: Is Christine Quinn trying to force Stringer out of the mayoral race?

Written by City & State on . Posted in Politics

2013 Mayoral Race Top city and state Republicans are setting up fundraising and paperwork for NYPD Commissioner Ray Kelly to jump into the mayor’s race in 2013, without Kelly’s involvement. Council Speaker Christine Quinn is reportedly trying to force Manhattan Borough president Scott Stringer to drop out of the mayor’s race. NYC mayors have come [&hellip
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Campaign Roundup: April 18, 2012

Written by Chris Bragg on . Posted in Politics

2013 Mayoral Race Three of the NYC mayoral candidates spoke at an educational panel. U.S. Senate Wendy Long has a very high burn rate so far. Staten Island Mark Murphy is staffing up. Opponent Michael Grimm is having his petitions challenged for the Independence Party line. Brooklyn The retiring Ed Towns won’t use his petitions [&hellip
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The Sharpton Question

Written by Chris Bragg on . Posted in Politics

From today’s Heard Around Town: * With two congressional primaries taking place this year in two historically black New York City neighborhoods, many are asking, wither Rev. Al Sharpton? Will he endorse in the NY-13 race in Harlem or the NY-08 in Bed-Stuy? Some sources speculate that Sharpton could endorse Charles Barron, whose campaign is [&hellip
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Heard Around Town, April 16, 2012

Written by City & State on . Posted in Politics

* Assemblyman Rory Lancman is set to be endorsed by the Communications Workers of America at an event today where the NY-09 congressional candidate will also call for the adoption of the so-called “Buffet Rule,” the tax code change being promoted by the Obama administration. The CWA’s endorsement shouldn’t be too surprising. Lancman has already [&hellip
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Campaign Roundup, April 13, 2012

Written by City & State on . Posted in Politics

2013 Mayoral Race The communications director for Bill de Blasio, who has fought Citizens United, left to work for a Super PAC. Tom Allon landed some positive coverage in the Israeli press. Manhattan The Mirram Group is backing Adriano Espaillat. Brooklyn Newly hired Ed Towns operative Hank Sheinkopf won’t say if his client is running [&hellip
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MGM Hires New York Lobbyist As State Moves Toward Casino Legislation

Written by City & State on . Posted in Breaking News

MGM Resorts International, the Las Vegas-based casino giant, inked a $15,000-a-month contract with Kasirer Consulting on March 28th to lobby for its “business opportunities” in New York, two weeks after the state Legislature took a first step toward legalizing full-fledged casinos. Suri Kasirer, the president of Kasirer Consulting, confirmed that MGM was looking into its [&hellip
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