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  • Albany: Leaders meeting

     
    The first leaders??? meeting was held yesterday among Albany???s new "three-men-in-a-room" lineup. Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos (R-Rockville Centre) made his debut and was warmly welcomed by Gov. David A. Paterson, particularly after saying the...
  • Silver: "Outrageous and disgraceful"

     
    In a lawsuit stemming from two sexual incidents involving Assembly counsel Michael Boxley, a judge calls Speaker Sheldon Silver's behavior "outrageous and disgraceful." Supreme Court Justice Emily Jane Goodman dismissed a lawsuit trying to make Silver...
  • Report: Paterson offered Bruno a job!! (Updated)

     
    Mr. Dicker of the NYPost reports that Paterson offered departing Senate Majority leader Bruno as job as a special advisor in his administration, but Bruno turned him down. This is one of two stories over the weekend indicating that......
  • Video: NYSUT's somewhat misleading anti-cap ad

     
    The New York State United Teachers, which is anxious to insure that New York continues to spend more than any other state on education per student and continues to increase its spending at a faster rate than other big states,......
  • Paterson, perception: Looking to lead - and look like it

     
    Gov. David A. Paterson???s unusual televised warning of fiscal trouble appeared crafted to combat the perception that he???s an accidental executive who may have been unprepared for prime time when he was thrust into office four months ago. Moments...
  • As fiscal austerity looms, Skelos faces special pressure

     
    Already scrambling to salvage Republican control of the State Senate, Majority Leader Dean Skelos faces added political pressure - now that Gov. David A. Paterson has demanded immediate action to avert a fiscal crisis. Skelos, as the state power......
  • Skelos urges billionaire Golisano to turn $$$ his way

     
    Battling to keep and expand on the Republicans' currently razor-thin majority in the State Senate, their leader Dean Skelos today sent a letter to Rocheser billionaire Tom Golisano urging him to support GOP incumbents this fall. Skelos of Rockville......
  • Lawmakers, lawyers and doctors: Choosing up party sides

     
    For a long time the policy conflict in Albany seemed to have, roughly speaking, the Assembly's majority Democrats on the side of the trial lawyers, while the Senate's majority Republicans pushed legislation favored by doctors vexed by malpractice...
  • New Dean machine: Vows no conflicts, GOP to gain ground

     
    On what looks at best like the cusp of the lean years for his party, State Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos (R-Rockville Centre) told NY1's Rita Nissan tonight: "I think we're gonna pick up seats, no doubt about it." Otherwise,......
  • On eve of endorsements, NYSUT slams Senate tax vote

     
    Three days ago the Republican-run state Senate voted 38-20 to limit to four percent the annual increases in the tax amount homeowners pay toward school budgets. Today, representatives in the 600,000-member New York State United Teachers ??? which has........
  • Docs take hit on discipline, now eye malpractice laws

     
    As an organized interest group, New York???s physicians took a hit last week when Gov. David A. Paterson signed legislation under which doctors charged with misconduct will be publicly identified by name. And soon, the doctors will likely face another.......
  • The 4 percent solution: Suozzi strikes back at WFP

     
    Nassau County Executive Thomas Suozzi, head of the state commission examining property taxes, today blasted the television ads and mailings by opponents of Gov. David A. Paterson???s tax cap, saying they were "flailing" and "inconsistent." Speaking to...