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Former State Sen. Richard Dollinger testifies before the legislature's redistricting task force in Rochester.
Over the past month the Legislative Task Force on Demographic Research and Reapportionment, also known as LATFOR,
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(Update: On Aug. 9, the city Lobbying Commission issues its preliminary draft report, which essentially included the proposed changed discussed below. The report is available here.
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Mayor Michael Bloomberg greets participants at the Big Apps competition in 2010. While his administration has encouraged the development of apps, some advocates say it could do
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Anthony Weiner campaigns for re-election in 2007. Now party leaders largely control who will take his place.
(Update: On Friday, the Republican Party selected Bob Turner as its
Photo by office of the governor of New York, Gov Andrew Cuomo and Sen. Thomas Duane celebrate passage of the marriage equality bill Friday night.
Nearly four days past the scheduled end
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More city documents will be available on line under the terms of a bill unanimously passed by City Council yesterday. As budget talks continue to dominate
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Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver, Gov. Andrew Cuomo and Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos last week reached a deal on an ethics package that may leave
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There's probably no way to stop the whispering, but new rules give the public increased access to the public comments of their state legislators and City Council
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In March 2004, a Verizon employee working on a bank's phone lines inadvertently input some incorrect numbers. For two hours that followed residents of Brooklyn, Queens and Staten
Last September, as the Supreme Court heard arguments in the Citizens United case on corporate campaign spending, one activist made his or her opinions clear.
In the wake of Citizens