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  • 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......
  • Tomorrow's Newsday: Skelos optimistic, Dems too

     
    Joe Mondello is "apprehensive" about November, but in a story for tomorrow's Newsday new majority leader Skelos tells James Madore that based on internal polls he's optimistic about maintaining GOP control of the Senate in the upcoming elections:...
  • Silver: Eating pretzels during sex complaint? (Corrected)

     
    Several years ago, Speaker Sheldon Silver's chief counsel Michael Boxley pleaded guilty to sexually assaulting an Assembly aide in 2003, which led to disclosure of an earlier, similar incident involving an aide named Elizabeth Crothers. She had complained...
  • Picture: The Fun Bunch

     
    Jim Dolan, Sheldon Silver, Tom Suozzi, Bill Clinton and Christopher Suozzi at the annual Suozzi golf outing at Nassau Country Club. What's with the black? Does Dolan think he looks like Gary Player? Sorry, Jim. Capture the combined hot air......
  • Skelos on Silver: No is unacceptable

     
    Dean Skelos -- the "downstater" -- went to Buffalo yesterday to spread assurances that his ascendancy to GOP majority leader won't hurt upstate interests. He pointed out that 20 of his members are from upstate -- the Senate Dems are......
  • Golisano: $5 million to change NY

     
    Tom Golisano finally came to Albany today to describe his plans for a new PAC to influence elections this fall. He still seems to have been a little opaque about who he's going to help, but it sounds more......
  • Nassau fundraiser-lawyer tapped as health adviser

     
    A controversy that swirled around the SentosaCare company???s hiring of staff for its nursing homes appears to have left unscathed the political standing of Howard Fensterman, the firm???s lead counsel and a major Long Island campaign fundraiser. On...
  • Siena: Paterson tops Cuomo, circuit breaker favored

     
    Siena has a new poll out finding that voters favor Paterson over Cuomo, and favor a circuit breaker funded by a tax on millionaires over a property tax cap. Paterson beats Cuomo in a Democratic primary 51-21, and in......
  • Handful of regional names drives GOP-governor buzz

     
    For the moment, the biggest Long Island names in statewide politics belong to Thomas DiNapoli, the Democratic state comptroller, and Dean Skelos, the Senate???s GOP majority leader. Fast-forward to the 2010 governor???s race, and at least five regional...
  • 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......