Posts Tagged ‘Politics’

Law Would Hurt N.Y.’s Ability to Stoke Innovation

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Would impose obstacles for investors in telecommunications By Jim Gerace In these uncertain economic times, it is critical that our lawmakers in Albany make good decisions that promote jobs, investment and innovation. Wise public policy decisions are those that encourage job creation and investment in communities throughout by helping to grow the state’s “innovation economy.”
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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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Part of the Problem

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To the Editor: Your support (“We Endorse,” Sept. 9) of two members of Congress who are well past their sell-by dates, and one of whom is clearly a crook, shows your paper’s inability to see past the tired, established mainstream media biases that have made your industry increasingly irrelevant. Of all the years to support [&hellip
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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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Attorney General Candidates Share Vision for Office

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By Dan Rivoli Eliot Spitzer, before his stunning downfall as governor, was the white knight of Wall Street as attorney general. Before him, Robert Abrams put the attorney general office’s focus on consumer rights. Each attorney general puts their stamp on an office that commands more than 650 lawyers. This September, five candidates are running [&hellip
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