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Does 2015 Offer Return of the Albany Big Ugly?

May 27, 2015

Cuomo had linked the EITC & DREAM Act (photo: Kevin P. Coughlin/Office of the Governor) Pop quiz: what do the DNA of felons, casinos, teacher performance, the drawing of legislative district lines,


The Week Ahead in New York Politics, May 26

May 25, 2015

New York City Hall What to watch for this week in New York politics: EYES ON ALBANY: The Legislature is back in session on Wednesday and Thursday this week, two of the


Three 2015 District Attorney Races Set to Begin

May 21, 2015

Former SI DA Dan Donovan is sworn in to Congress (@dandonovan_ny) Voters can look forward to soon having a clearer picture of the potential contenders for the district attorney races on


Now Law, New York to Create City Cultural Plan

May 19, 2015

Mayor de Blasio signs the cultural plan bill into law (photo: @JimmyVanBramer)  New York may be the considered the country's cultural capital, but the city has never had a comprehensive plan