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U.S. Rep. Michael Grimm Pleads Guilty
Congressman had faced a 20-count indictment earlier this year in a case that grew out of an investigation of his campaign financing.
Tue, 23 Dec 2014 15:09:48 EST

NY Politics
NYC Mayor, Police Unions Postpone Debate
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio and the city’s largest police union have vowed to put aside their strife until after two officers fatally shot last weekend were laid to rest.
Mon, 22 Dec 2014 17:29:39 EST

NY Politics
Lawmakers Seek Bullet-Proof Glass for Police
New York state lawmakers plan to introduce legislation that would require law-enforcement vehicles statewide to be equipped with bulletproof glass.
Mon, 22 Dec 2014 12:12:52 EST

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Mayor's Wife Names New Chief of Staff
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio’s wife, Chirlane McCray, named the executive director of Gracie Mansion as her new chief of staff, a month after her top aide stepped down amid a controversy over her boyfriend.
Fri, 19 Dec 2014 21:48:01 EST

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Cuomo to Give Inaugural Speech at World Trade Center
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo will give an inaugural address at the World Trade Center site in New York City, followed by another in Buffalo, according to people familiar with the matter.
Fri, 19 Dec 2014 21:45:00 EST

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Mayor Meets Protesters, but Police Conduct Protests Go On
Seeking to calm protests calling for wholesale changes to law-enforcement policies, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio met with some of the movement’s organizers on Friday.
Fri, 19 Dec 2014 21:18:47 EST

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Brendan Byrne, 90 Years Old and Still in the Mix
New Jersey’s oldest-living governor paved the way for legalized gambling in Atlantic City, preserved nearly a quarter of New Jersey’s land and imposed the state’s first income tax. Now he is making the rounds with a new biography.
Fri, 19 Dec 2014 20:50:13 EST

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Fracking Ban Puts Cuomo in Tight Spot
The decision to prohibit hydraulic fracturing in New York state exposed the deep divisions over the issue and highlighted the political tightrope Gov. Andrew Cuomo had to tiptoe across.
Thu, 18 Dec 2014 00:27:32 EST

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Cuomo: Pass Ethics Bill or No Raises
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo gave legislators who want a pay raise an ultimatum Wednesday: Agree to ethics reforms, or it isn’t happening.
Wed, 17 Dec 2014 21:06:36 EST

NY Politics
Christie's Cowboys Support Rankles Some New Jersey Residents
Gov. Chris Christie’s appearance with Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones during a game where Dallas beat the Philadelphia Eagles rankles some New Jersey residents.
Mon, 15 Dec 2014 18:03:18 EST

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Union Pact at Port Gave Leaders Perks
Four officials have “bumping rights” to regional airport fire-rescue shifts once they undergo appropriate training. Junior officers would be displaced.
Fri, 12 Dec 2014 09:56:24 EST

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Pension Expert Says N.J. System in Dire Straits
The problems of New Jersey’s pension system have been exacerbated by Gov. Chris Christie’s decision not to make promised payments, according to a financial executive the governor tapped to find ways to fix the system.
Thu, 11 Dec 2014 22:56:46 EST

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Bratton Pushes for More Tasers for NYPD
NYPD Commissioner William Bratton made a case for expanding the department’s use of Tasers, but he cautioned the electrical-stun guns may not have been appropriate to subdue the man fatally shot Tuesday by police.
Wed, 10 Dec 2014 22:33:39 EST

NY Politics
Mayor Sets Labor Deals With Uniformed Workers in 8 Unions
New York Mayor Bill de Blasio reached labor agreements with about 12,000 uniformed workers Tuesday, furthering his push for deals with the city’s unions and putting new pressure on the city’s biggest police union.
Wed, 10 Dec 2014 01:25:06 EST

NY Politics
Infighting Overshadows Bridge Report
Tensions flared on Monday within a New Jersey legislative committee as it released its report on the lane closures at the George Washington Bridge, with partisan sniping overshadowing its findings.
Mon, 08 Dec 2014 23:19:12 EST

NY Politics
Democratic Mayors Push Immigration Changes
New York Mayor Bill de Blasio vowed Monday to lead a national push on changing immigration laws, convening U.S. mayors and Obama administration officials at Gracie Mansion for a strategy session.
Mon, 08 Dec 2014 22:04:50 EST

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NYC Mayor Draws Praise, Criticism for Handling of Garner Case
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio has been praised and criticized for the way he has publicly discussed the Eric Garner chokehold case.
Thu, 04 Dec 2014 18:23:05 EST

NY Politics
Energy Is Top Focus of Christie Trip
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie’s third international trip, a two-day visit to Canada, is likely to appeal to a conservative, pro-business base the Republican covets for a potential 2016 presidential run.
Wed, 03 Dec 2014 21:30:20 EST

NY Politics
Council Members on the Fence on Carriage-Horses Ban
New York City Council members continue to waver over a proposed ban on the Central Park carriage horses as Mayor de Blasio’s campaign promise to shut down the industry hangs in the balance.
Tue, 02 Dec 2014 17:11:02 EST

NY Politics
Antipoverty Groups Give Mayor Wide Berth
Antipoverty groups that once stood as City Hall’s staunchest critics have lowered their voices since New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio took office, seeing him as an ally and not wanting to jeopardize his progress.
Sun, 30 Nov 2014 21:39:03 EST

NY Politics
Ex-New York Gov. Mario Cuomo Hospitalized
Former New York Gov. Mario Cuomo has been hospitalized as the result of a heart condition, the governor’s office said.
Sat, 29 Nov 2014 21:57:21 EST

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Gov. Chris Christie Vetoes Pig-Crate Ban
Gov. Chris Christie vetoed legislation Friday that would have banned the practice of confining pregnant pigs in crates, an issue that symbolizes the competing interests facing the potential 2016 Republican presidential contender.
Fri, 28 Nov 2014 20:45:19 EST

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Lawmakers Urged to Pass Higher Wage
Mayor Bill de Blasio pushed the state Legislature to quickly approve an increase in the state minimum wage, which comes as some encourage Gov. Andrew Cuomo to call a special legislative session before the year’s end.
Wed, 12 Nov 2014 00:25:00 EST

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Democrats 'Shame' Voters
Democratic Party postcards and letters sent to more than 800,000 New Yorkers this week gave them grades based on how often they had voted.
Fri, 31 Oct 2014 20:58:07 EDT

NY Politics
Grimm, Recchia Trade Barbs in Debate
U.S. Rep. Michael Grimm and his challenger, Democrat Domenic Recchia, engaged in a fiery debate on Friday, facing off over everything from Ebola to the Rev. Al Sharpton and the federal indictment at the center of the Staten Island race.
Fri, 17 Oct 2014 21:30:59 EDT

NY Politics
De Blasio Pushes Forward on Soda Ban
Mayor Bill de Blasio’s administration is exploring new ways to regulate the size of large sugary drinks in New York City, holding high-level meetings with health advocates and beverage industry executives.
Thu, 16 Oct 2014 00:45:06 EDT

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Romney Calls Cuomo 'Typical Corrupt New York Politician'
Mitt Romney tried to lend New York gubernatorial candidate Rob Astorino a helping hand by calling Gov. Andrew Cuomo “a typical corrupt New York politician.”
Tue, 14 Oct 2014 00:51:21 EDT

NY Politics
For Cuomo, Incumbency Has Its Perks
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has relied heavily on leveraging the advantages afforded him by his incumbency to campaign for re-election.
Sun, 12 Oct 2014 23:40:06 EDT

NY Politics
New York's Cuomo Considers More Foreign Trips
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo may travel to the Dominican Republic and Puerto Rico as soon as next weekend, building on a recent flurry of overseas travel as he runs for re-election next month.
Sat, 11 Oct 2014 18:59:21 EDT

NY Politics
Risks and Rewards Seen For a New Mayor's Path
Newark Mayor Ras J. Baraka has carved a far different path from his predecessor, Cory Booker, since taking office July 1.
Fri, 10 Oct 2014 22:26:04 EDT

NY Politics
Rift Grows Between De Blasio, New York City Comptroller
Relations between Mayor Bill de Blasio and Comptroller Scott Stringer have been frosty since August, when the comptroller accused the mayor of failing to submit pre-K contracts for review, putting a damper on the rollout of the mayor’s top campaign i
Thu, 09 Oct 2014 23:08:01 EDT

NY Politics
Connecticut Governor's Race Tied in Poll
Democratic Gov. Dannel Malloy gained ground on GOP challenger Tom Foley over the past few weeks, according to the Quinnipiac University survey.
Wed, 08 Oct 2014 23:52:45 EDT

NY Politics
Grimm Draws on Loyalty and Stays Competitive in Race
Rep. Michael Grimm’s work for constituents has yielded a loyalty on Staten Island that helps explain his ability to stay competitive in his bid for a third term despite a federal indictment.
Wed, 08 Oct 2014 23:15:26 EDT

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Mayoral Aide Won't Face Disciplinary Action
A close adviser to New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio and his wife won’t face disciplinary action after an investigation found that the aide didn’t disclose during a background check that she lived with her boyfriend, officials said.
Fri, 03 Oct 2014 23:41:56 EDT

NY Politics
Cuomo Holds Big Money Advantage
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo wields an enormous financial advantage over his GOP challenger, Rob Astorino, with about a month to go before the Nov. 4 election, according to their campaign-finance filings.
Fri, 03 Oct 2014 22:09:59 EDT

NY Politics
NYC Won't Aid Feds' Pursuit of Immigrants
New York City would no longer turn over illegal immigrants in local jails to federal authorities, except in certain limited circumstances, under legislation that would add New York to the list of cities challenging national immigration policies.
Thu, 02 Oct 2014 21:40:23 EDT

NY Politics
SUNY Adopts Tougher Sexual-Consent Policy
The new policy, announced Thursday by Gov. Andrew Cuomo, calls for all SUNY campuses to adopt a uniform definition of consent as “given by words or actions”—not simply the absence of “no.”
Thu, 02 Oct 2014 21:23:02 EDT



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