Posts Tagged ‘Eric Schneiderman’

City & State: This Week’s Winners and Losers

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This week brought us the retirement of a venerable Assembly majority leader, compromises on living wage and NYU’s expansion plan, remembrances for the Titantic and a mixed bag for Grace Meng’s campaign team. It also showed that Friday the 13th isn’t so unlucky for everyone: while it was a horror for our losers, it was a monster [&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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After State Senate Primary, Candidates Unify

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By Dan Rivoli A week after Adriano Espaillat won his primary election for State Senate, he held a meeting with his former opponents to hear their ideas for the district. Espaillat, an Assembly member from Washington Heights, held a breakfast meeting at Dyckman Express Restaurant Sept. 23 with candidates Mark Levine, Anna Lewis and Miosotis [&hellip
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Senate Candidates Get Endorsements

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By Dan Rivoli Democrats in the race to succeed State Sen. Eric Schneiderman recently won endorsements. Assembly Member Adriano Espaillat got the backing of his ally, Mayor Michael Bloomberg. Bloomberg, who is unaffiliated with any party after dumping the GOP, cited Espaillat’s independence in Albany
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SENATE CANDIDATES TO DEBATE

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By Alice Robb The four candidates vying to succeed Eric Schneiderman in the State Senate will debate transportation issues Tuesday, Sept. 7. “With a massive fare hike looming after the worst service cuts in a generation, public transit has never been a more important election year issue,” said Paul Steely White, executive director of Transportation [&hellip
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