Posts Tagged ‘Liz Benjamin’

Advice for New State Legislators: Don’t Have Secret Family in Albany

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Liz Benjamin New members of the state Senate and Assembly received some sage advice beyond where to eat and stay in Albany from reporters, professors and veteran politicians during City & State and the Baruch’s School of Public Affairs’s state legislator orientation this weekend. Former Lieutenant Governor Richard Ravitch told several rookie pols to seek out the legislature’s budget analysts to [&hellip
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City & State: This week’s political “Winners & Losers”

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WINNERS Liz Benjamin – What a happy two-year anniversary present for Capital Tonight superblogger Liz Benjamin: a “dossier” of her “generally snarky” blog posts from the Cuomo administration, helpfully gift wrapped by Buzzfeed’s Ben Smith. Not that Benjamin needed evidence that she was getting under the governor’s skin; we’re sure she’s received more than a [&hellip
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Heard Around Town: March 30, 2012

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* Queens Assemblyman Rory Lancman told the Politicker at a recent press conference that if he loses his race for Congress, he definitely won’t run for re-election to the Assembly. But two prominent colleagues in Albany who are also running for Congress, Assemblyman Hakeem Jeffries and State Sen. Adriano Espaillat, are unwilling to go that far. Due [&hellip
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