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  • Stealthy tactics and the targeting of Sen. C. Johnson

     
    The court case that has knocked Sen. Craig Johnson off the Working Families Party ballot line was brought by a Republican resident of Westbury whose address is also that of a now-you-see-it-now-you-don't civic "committee" -- which sent out letters......
  • Top guns in state Senate struggle take off the gloves

     
    The State Senate???s top party leaders have begun slugging it out in public. Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos (R-Rockville Centre) today criticized Democratic leader Malcolm Smith for allegedly threatening lobbyists at a fundraiser last week. Smith,...
  • Skelos expected to skip GOP convention

     
    New York's most powerful Republican will probably not find time to attend the national party's gathering in St. Paul week after next. Sources tell Newsday that Dean Skelos (R-Rockville Centre) will be focused in-state on the campaign struggle to keep........
  • Skelos repeats: Gov. could drive tax-cap harder

     
    State Senate majority leader Dean Skelos (R-Rockville Centre) isn't letting up on the property tax cap. In this clip from an interview with PBS' NYNOW program, Skelos says Gov. David A. Paterson needs to do more to support the cap......
  • Golisano: No endorsements in Skelos, O. Johnson races

     
    Missing from last week???s string of endorsements in State Senate races by Rochester billionaire Thomas Golisano were two prominent Long Islanders ??? Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos (R-Rockville Centre) and Sen. Owen Johnson (R-West Babylon). James T....
  • NY Senate: LI enviro resigns over Foley money

     
    A NY League of Conservation Voters board member, vice chairman John Cameron of Rockville Center, has resigned over the group's decision to provide massive financial backing to Democratic Brookhaven Supervisor Brian Foley in his campaign to wrest a state.....
  • Sen. Skelos and barrels of ink: A short reality check

     
    In a New York Times story earlier this week about yet another owner for Newsday, state Senator Dean Skelos (R-Rockville Centre) was quoted saying: "There???s no question that Newsday dominates... To get a story out, you need to get......
  • For one LI delegate, Alaska has special meaning

     
    Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin's starring role in St. Paul as the VP candidate led Jack Irwin of East Rockaway, representing "Irish for McCain," to remember 1952, when he was expecting to be sent to Korea, but then drew the cryptic......
  • Silver: Ve forgive the vonderful governor

     
    Melissa Mansfield of the Albany bureau reports that Speaker Sheldon Silver, sated after draining the life from two primary challenges last night, said today he has no hard feelings against Gov. Paterson for calling legislators "bloodsuckers" and comparing...
  • Skelos on session: Not needed, yet

     
    Madore in Albany files this update on Senate Democratic Minority Leader Malcolm Smith's call for a special session to deal with the Wall Street crisis: The state legislative chiefs have responded to Senate Minority Leader Malcolm Smith???s call to...
  • Albany: Smith calls for special session

     
    James Madore in Albany reports: State Senate Minority Leader Malcolm Smith called Tuesday for the Legislature to reconvene in a special session to tackle the crisis on Wall Street. Smith (D-Queens) asked Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos (R-Rockville...
  • Sen. Skelos, and rival Simon, on LIRR pension fiasco

     
    Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos (R-Rockville Centre) has long been the state lawmaker most involved with the Long Island Rail Road, with cordial union ties and a hand in its capital funding. Asked Thursday about state and U.S. probes......