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  • Paterson tells Newsday he opposes sex abuse bill

     
    Gov. Paterson is siding with the Catholic church on an Assembly bill sponsored by Margaret Markey of Queens (center in photo) that would allow a one-year suspension of the statute of limitations on lawsuits alleging child sex abuse. As......
  • Senate Dems: Taking their suburbanites for granted?

     
    Amid the current struggle at the state Capitol over a bad-news budget, could the new urban-dominated Democratic Senate majority leadership under Malcolm Smith be making the tactical mistake of taking the budget votes of Craig Johnson (D-Port Washington)...
  • Comptroller DiNapoli first in releasing tax returns

     
    State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli is fond of saying he???s just a ???middle-class guy??? and that???s borne out in his income tax returns. DiNapoli, a former assemblyman from Great Neck, earned $152,613 last year, according to his returns made public........
  • Big L.I. title firm -- and pol donor -- shut amid intrigue

     
    Long Island political circles were abuzz that Liberty Title, a well-connected seven-year-old company with offices in RexCorp Plaza, reportedly shut its doors while accused in a lawsuit of embezzlement by four title-insurance companies. LIBN posts...
  • Shock at death of Stephen Minarik, 49, GOP leader

     
    Former state and Monroe County Republican chairman Stephen Minarik, 49, died after suffering a heart attack earlier today, it was announced. News accounts here and here. Also, here. Senate Minority Leader Dean Skelos (R-Rockville Centre) sent along this...
  • The 109th annual LCA show: An intimate setting

     
    Attendance at the traditional Legislative Correspondents Association charity show, with its $300 ticket price, shrunk to what its fans and organizers found alarming. The press presentation was "MacDave" in two acts -- Basically, Paterson as Shakespeare'...
  • Reading between the lines on red-light cameras

     
    Nassau County has already planned to restore cuts to youth services and social programs by using revenue from the installation of cameras to catch motorists who run red lights. The bill has passed both houses of the state legislature,......
  • After losses, Republicans ask again: Who leads?

     
    The ???Chairman-Joe-gotta-go??? chorus grows louder in state Republican circles. So far, Joseph Mondello, simultaneously the Nassau chairman, refuses to budge, disputing the charge that he dithers as G.O.P. gloom deepens. The bigger concern for him may be...
  • Debating public policy at the Nassau County Legislature

     
    Members of the Nassau County Legislature wrestled with several thorny issues at Monday???s meeting, debating tax policy, debt-to-spending ratios, tax certiorari and the environment ??? to name just a few. It may not have drawn comparisons to Jimmy Smith.....
  • Nassau presiding officer disputes public comments

     
    Michael Mulhall, a financial consultant from Rockville Centre, dropped by the Nassau County Legislature on Monday to give them a bit of budget advice: stop borrowing to pay operating costs, and reduce spending. The presiding officer, Legis. Diane...
  • Shades of War Room: Nassau Dems, on message

     
    Nassau Democrats had a remarkably quick response Thursday after Sen. Dean Skelos (R-Rockville Centre) held a news conference to attack Albany Democrats for imposing a payroll tax to bail out the MTA. The first unsolicited call came from County......
  • MTA: After Foley whacks Sander, GOP whacks Foley

     
    As previously posted, state Sen. Brian Foley (D-Blue Point), whose win at the polls last November helped send Republicans into the minority for the first time in four decades, took a shot at the fat $350,000 one-year payout that departing......