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This Week’s Political Winners & Losers

Written by City & State on . Posted in Politics

This week, Mayor Michael Bloomberg rhymed when talking about “stop and frisk,” 2013 mayoral candidates dinged each other at the first mayoral roundtable, and campaign filings came in for June 26th Congressional primary elections. As we realized anew that cash rules everything around us, we whipped out our calculators to tabulate who, exactly, had won [&hellip
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Written by admin on . Posted in News West Side Spirit, Notes From the Neighborhood west side spirit

Albany is known for its dysfunctional legislature, which could explain why local legislators have a low success rate in getting bills signed into law in 2008. In the Senate, where Democrats are in the minority, State Sen. Bill Perkins introduced 34 bills. Two made it out of the Legislature, a success rate of 5.8 percent. [&hellip
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