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NY Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) may issue a permit tomorrow reversed an earlier decision and ordered a full environmental review rather than issue a permit ...
by Albanius
Comment Count 20 comments on Tue May 19, 2015 at 10:19 PM PDT with 7 Recommends
Talk about journalism with an immediate impact. Last week's New York Times investigation of labor law violations and unhealthy working conditions for manicurists in the city's nail salons has ...
by Laura Clawson
Comment Count 74 comments on Mon May 11, 2015 at 07:16 AM PDT with 35 Recommends
Democrat John Gregg, who lost to Mike Pence 50-47 in 2012, is back for a rematch Leading Off : • IN-Gov : On Thursday, former state House Speaker and 2012 Democratic nominee John ...
by Jeff Singer
Comment Count 13 comments on Fri May 01, 2015 at 05:00 AM PDT with 7 Recommends
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo ...
by David Nir
Comment Count 15 comments on Tue Apr 28, 2015 at 05:00 AM PDT with 7 Recommends
New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman (at left) This would ...
by David Nir
Comment Count 68 comments on Mon Apr 27, 2015 at 11:23 AM PDT with 35 Recommends
Pennsylvania's Republican-controlled legislature is trying to pass a law that would block Philadelphia's paid sick leave law retroactively and prevent other cities and towns in the state from ...
by Laura Clawson
Comment Count 4 comments on Tue Apr 21, 2015 at 03:00 PM PDT with 7 Recommends
There is an epidemic that is infecting our country, and it’s not the Ebola crisis that has recently dominated headlines. According to the Center for Disease Control, drug overdoses from opioids ...
by Kris LaGrange
Comment Count 2 comments on Thu Apr 09, 2015 at 02:01 PM PDT with 5 Recommends
It is difficult for me to put into language the anger I feel at Rahm's reelection. For most of my adult life I have striven to remove hate from my life, but "democrats" like Rahm, and Andrew Cuomo, ...
by gnothis
Comment Count 22 comments on Wed Apr 08, 2015 at 04:10 AM PDT with 11 Recommends
Hidden in the New York state budget for this year, are two gems that benefit only the wealthy: A provision to limit sales tax on yacht sales to only the first $230,000 in value of the yacht. A ...
by Darth Stateworker
Comment Count 31 comments on Mon Mar 30, 2015 at 05:01 PM PDT with 18 Recommends
Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D-NY) Gov. Andrew Cuomo is on an education crusade. Unfortunately, it's ...
by Laura Clawson
Comment Count 38 comments on Wed Mar 18, 2015 at 09:04 AM PDT with 23 Recommends
Teachers and parents united against Cuomo's plan. That was the chant I heard go up from the crowd of parents and teachers gathered at one of the dozens ...
by Ian Reifowitz
Comment Count 84 comments on Sun Mar 15, 2015 at 02:45 PM PDT with 71 Recommends
Oh, hey, look. A second NFL team is paying its cheerleaders a settlement after being sued for not paying them the minimum wage. Papa John's forced to pay millions in workers' stolen ...
by Laura Clawson
Comment Count 4 comments on Tue Mar 10, 2015 at 03:00 PM PDT with 9 Recommends
(illustration by DonkeyHotey) From the International Business Times : ...Cuomo has so far raked in more than $188,000 from HarperCollins, a News Corporation subsidiary. That is part of a ...
by ericlewis0
Comment Count 49 comments on Wed Feb 25, 2015 at 07:38 AM PST with 141 Recommends
Just saw this on the Diaries page: Oy! If only ...
by ThePhlebob
Comment Count 5 comments on Sat Feb 21, 2015 at 08:33 PM PST with 6 Recommends
Democratic Rep. and potential Senate candidate Debbie ...
by David Nir
Comment Count 160 comments on Mon Feb 23, 2015 at 05:00 AM PST with 20 Recommends
The city's new ID program allows for personal data to be destroyed at the end of 2016 in case a conservative Republican is elected president, the law's co-sponsor told The Post. NYC Mayor Bill de ...
by DemProgStrategist
Comment Count 7 comments on Wed Feb 18, 2015 at 11:31 AM PST with 11 Recommends
When GOP Rep. Chris Gibson, NY-19, announced last month that he would not run for a fourth term in 2016, many people ( myself included ) opined that he was setting his eyes on running statewide (...
by devtob
Comment Count 25 comments on Mon Feb 09, 2015 at 07:35 AM PST with 6 Recommends
Republican Gov. Bobby Jindal Leading Off : • LA-Gov : Even as Gov. Bobby Jindal covets the Republican presidential nomination, plenty of his ...
by Jeff Singer
Comment Count 33 comments on Mon Feb 09, 2015 at 05:00 AM PST with 10 Recommends
On January 10, 2010 2015, Michael Mann posted an important op-ed piece in the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists , The Serengeti strategy: How special interests try to intimidate scientists, and how ...
by Steven D
Comment Count 27 comments on Fri Feb 06, 2015 at 11:45 AM PST with 43 Recommends
Republican Rep. Mike Bost is expected to be a top Democratic target Leading Off : • IL-12 : Former Democratic Lt. Gov. Sheila Simon emerged as a potential contender against freshman Republican ...
by Jeff Singer
Comment Count 15 comments on Wed Feb 04, 2015 at 05:00 AM PST with 10 Recommends