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  • Skelos: Of three in a room, the odd man out

     
    Sen. Dean Skelos??? ascent will make him the sole suburbanite and the only Republican among the three men who run New York government. In this way, the 60-year-old majority leader from Rockville Centre instantly becomes the odd man out......
  • OTB's: Where politics, public money and racing meet

     
    Two horses that finished first on a recent day at Belmont Park serve as living reminders of this year's dramatic changes in political leadership. The winner of the sixth race on May 30 was Steamroller, which of course was......
  • Skelos: Property taxes Number One

     
    We missed the statement Dean Skelos issued after being chosen as the Senate Majority Leader last night. He targets property taxes: "First and foremost, we must address the issues that are putting a strain on family budgets, primarily rising property......
  • Paterson hails Bruno -- at Brooklyn Democratic dinner

     
    Just a little while ago, a very trustworthy person tells us, Gov. David Paterson called Joe Bruno "a man of character" and said "we will miss him." The locale was unusual -- the Kings County Democratic Dinner, held at......
  • Vying to keep GOP power, Skelos works upstaters

     
    Upon winning a top political post, you start taking for granted your base ??? the people who first put you there. Next, you try to butter up those who come from outside that base, in order to expand your......
  • For names on Capitol doors, it's still 'meet the old boss'

     
    The Skelos era began in the State Senate last Tuesday night when Rockville Centre???s native son, Dean Skelos, accepted the reins of majority leadership from the departing Joseph Bruno of upstate Brunswick. But Bruno???s name remains on doors to......
  • Chaos at the Capitol and the second-floor buzz...

     
    Beyond the Senate???s surprise power shakeup, much of the insider buzz coming out of Albany involves the perception that chaos reigns on the Capitol???s second floor, the domain of David A. Paterson???s accidental administration. Republicans and Democrats...
  • In an impermanent world, Paterson taps three as aides

     
    Gov. David A. Paterson ??? his new administration perceived by the most generous of Capitol veterans as still "a work in progress" ??? today announced his appointment of Terryl Brown Clemons as $178,000 acting counsel, Dennis Whalen as $178,000......
  • Paterson: It's your money. Why shouldn't I spend it?

     
    When David Paterson became governor, NYS no longer had a lieutenant governor. So what did he do? He hired everyone working for the now non-existent LG, and gave a lot of them raises! The NYSun: "At the beginning of......
  • Paterson raised $3.2M in past 2 months, he reveals

     
    Gov. David A. Paterson raised more than $3.2 million in contributions for his election in 2010 in the past two months, his political committee announced today. The Paterson for Governor committee received more than 600 donations from individuals,...
  • Elder Spitzer wrote pols checks in '08 -- one for Dave

     
    They've been conducting a protest campaign on the matter for some time, but four men who say they were fired as doormen and porters at an E. 57th St. luxury building owned by Bernard Spitzer are now calling on......
  • Suffolk's Levy: More campaign $$ than Gov. Paterson

     
    Move over Gov. David Paterson. And stand back, Nassau County Executive Thomas Suozzi. Suffolk County Executive Steve Levy reported yesterday that he has nearly $3.3 million, more that his fellow Democrats. To be exact, Levy filed a disclosure form......