Attorney General Cuomo Issues Subpoeana to State Senate for Employee Records in Ongoing Espada Investigation

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 Albany, NY — April 22, 2010 — Attorney General Andrew M. Cuomo today served the New York State Senate with a subpoena calling for the production of records related to ten Senate employees who also served on the board or were employed or retained by the Comprehensive Community Development Corporation (“Soundview”), or its affiliated companies.

eHeziAttorney General Cuomo Issues Subpoeana to State Senate for Employee Records in Ongoing Espada Investigation

Exclusive: Senator Stewart-Cousins Likely to be Andrew Cuomo’s Running Mate By Hezi Aris

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 Yonkers, NY — April 22, 2010 — Daily News reporter Elizabeth Benjamin has divulged “former Bronx Borough President Adolfo Carrión is bored working for the Obama administration and is angling to return to New York politics – as Andrew Cuomo's lieutenant governor.

eHeziExclusive: Senator Stewart-Cousins Likely to be Andrew Cuomo’s Running Mate By Hezi Aris

Breaking News: Liam McLaughlin on Track to Challenge Incumbent Senator Stewart-Cousins for 35th District By Hezi Aris

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 Yonkers, NY — April 21, 2010 — Liam McLaughlin, former Yonkers City Council Minority Leader, "tired of being on the sidelines" has decided to challenge Senator Stewart-Cousins to represent the 35th Distict. An offical announcement has yet to be made. Yonkers Mayor Phil Amicone was to to have seriously considered running for New York State senator but has dithered about …

eHeziBreaking News: Liam McLaughlin on Track to Challenge Incumbent Senator Stewart-Cousins for 35th District By Hezi Aris

Paladino Says Show Us The Money, Mr. Attorney General

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 Buffalo, NY — April 22, 2010 — Carl Paladino, candidate for Governor of New York State, today demanded Attorney General Andrew Cuomo reveal how much campaign cash he accepted from a Rhode Island gambling company recently awarded a $600 million State contract – a contract Cuomo himself approved.

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Paladino Calls for Uniform Ethics Reform Laws in Light Of Espada Charges

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 Ethics Law Has No teeth;  Exempts Legislature's Lawyers Like Silver and Sampson Buffalo, NY — April 22, 2010 — Carl Paladino, candidate for Governor of New York State, yesterday lambasted the current ethics laws the New York State Senate enacted as toothless and designed to benefit those in power and most likely to have conflicts of interest. In light of …

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DiNapoli Asserts State Could Run Short of Cash

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Albany, NY — April 21, 2010 —  State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli today reported that New York State finished the 2009-10 fiscal year with a General Fund balance of $2.3 billion. The state only ended the fiscal year in the black because the Governor delayed $2.9 billion in payments. By pushing these payments into the new fiscal year, the state could run …

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Ed Koch Commentary: Congress Must Step Up to the Plate in Challenging the President on Israel – The Silence is Deafening By Edward I. Koch

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 The silence continues to be deafening with no Democrat in Congress to my knowledge crying out against President Obama for continuing to try to diminish the U.S.’ closeness to Israel.  The President is apparently attempting to placate the Sunni Muslim countries in order to establish a coalition opposed to the increasing power of the Shiite Muslim state of Iran that …

eHeziEd Koch Commentary: Congress Must Step Up to the Plate in Challenging the President on Israel – The Silence is Deafening By Edward I. Koch

US Puts World on Fast Track to “Great War” – Trends Journal Reports

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US Puts World on Fast Track to “Great War”  Kingston, NY — April 20, 2010 — The United States-initiated wars and punitive foreign policies intended to bring hostile regimes to heel, are guaranteed to escalate current wars while turning simmering conflicts into new wars.

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Koch Collects Pledges

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 Four Candidates Promise Impartial Redistricting of Legislature in 2011 A significant step towards political reform took place yesterday when New York Uprising, a citizens group led by former Mayor Edward I. Koch, displayed the signatures of all four candidates for governor of New York State, attached to pledges committing themselves to supporting independent nonpartisan redistricting of the state and vetoing any …

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