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Investing in census outreach pays off | April 23, 2019

Political donations to prosecutors under scrutiny in New York | November 17, 2017

A Growing Call to Limit Lawyers’ Donations to Prosecutors | November 15, 2017

Election Day ballot questions cover constitutional convention | November 8, 2017

The Week Ahead in New York Politics, November 6

NY constitutional convention ballot isue could boost Long Island turnout | November 4, 2017

A New York Constitutional Convention Would Be Good for Democracy | November 3, 2017

Departure of Assembly Ethics Official Prompts Calls for Broader Reforms | November 3, 2017

What you need to know about NY’s 3 ballot proposals | November 1, 2017

Citizens Union won’t endorse de Blasio for Mayor | October 30, 2017

Mayoral hopeful Nicole Malliotakis unfazed by underdog status | October 28, 2017

In court, donor Jona Rechnitz brags about access to de Blasio | October 27,2017

NOW-NY chapter creates whistleblower hotline to report harassment cases in state government | October 26, 2017

Constitutional convention a rare chance for change | October 25, 2017

Vote YES on Constitutional Convention | October 22, 2017

2017 New York Constitutional Convention Vote: What You Need To Know | October 22, 2017

Constitutional convention offers best hope for New York democracy | October 22, 2017

State Sen. John DeFrancisco opposes NY constitutional convention | October 19, 2017

Should we rewrite New York’s constitution? | October 18, 2017

Opponents of a NY constitutional convention outspend supporters | October 17, 2017

Money flows in constitutional convention battle | October 12, 2017

City Council speaker candidates jointly oppose constitutional convention | October 16, 2017

The endless rigging of New York politics | September 18, 2017

Ede Fox Unsuccessful in Second Attempt at Election to City Council | September 16, 2017

Candidate Endorsements in the 2017 City Elections | September 7, 2017

New Yorkers Shouldn’t Be Voting on Judges | September 5, 2017

Strange bedfellows emerge as debate intensifies over NY convention vote | August 31, 2017

New York Is About to Vote on a Constitutional Convention: Here’s Why You Should Care | August 31, 2017

New York constitutional convention vote raises hopes, fears | August 26, 2017

From the Supreme Court to a Constitutional Convention, Labor is on the Defensive | August 27, 2017 |

Fight to change state constitution comes to Bronx | August 18, 2017

A Rarity: City Council Candidate Releases Detailed Reform Agenda | August 15, 2017

Records detail contacts between ethics agency, Cuomo lawyer | August 5, 2017

A Constitutional Convention for New York? This May Be the Year | July 5, 2017

The 2017 City Election Debate Schedule Is Here | June 9, 2017

Candidates for Brooklyn District Attorney Seek to Set Themselves Apart | June 08, 2017

New law chills charitable giving by violating donors’ privacy | May 30, 2017

Battle lines form over push to update N.Y. Constitution | May 24, 2017

Coalition wants NY constitutional convention question on front of election ballot | May 12, 2017

May Day! NY Constitutional Convention Under Attack from Within | May 2, 2017

Proposal Would Boost Public Campaign Matching Funds | April 28, 2017

In New York, Big Brother Is Watching Your Free Speech | April 3, 2017

A.M. Roundup: Cuomo bill would create new charges, Times Union | April 10, 2013

Cuomo anti-bribery plan boosts D.A. prosecution powers, Gannett | April 10, 2013

New York proposes new laws against public corruption, Reuters | April 10, 2013

Cuomo offers anti-corruption act, Times Union | April 10, 2013

Cuomo Offers Plan to Fight Corruption After Arrests, New York Times | April 9, 2013

The Qualities of the Squid, as Observed in the Capitol, New York Times | April 9, 2013

Negative TV Ads Target Quinn, Wall Street Journal | April 8, 2013

Advocates Offer Solutions For Campaign Finance Woes, NY1 | April 8, 2013

Public corruption next on Editorial Spotlight, The Journal News | April 8, 2013

Governor plans to clean up Albany, YNN | April 8, 2013

Council Speaker Christine Quinn calls $1 million ad blitz by group of liberal opponents, New York City is Not for Sale 2013, a ‘disgrace’, NY Daily News | April 8, 2013

Post-Bloomberg anxiety increases, Crain’s | April 7, 2013

Can Anything Be Done About Corruption In Albany?, Gotham Gazette | April 7, 2014

New York politics: Scared straight or ripe for reform?, Reuters | April 5, 2013

‘Pots of money’ can be ripe for abuse, Times Union | April 5, 2013

New York assemblyman public corruption informant since 2009, Gannett | April 5, 2013

Wiretaps shed light on New York corruption, Gannett | April 5, 2013

U.S. charges New York assemblyman, others with corruption, Reuters | April 4, 2013

U.S. slaps more New York politicians with corruption charges, Reuters | April 4, 2013

Curbing Corruption in New York Politics, Epoch Times | April 4, 2013

In New York, Calls for Reform Amid Corruption, Epoch Times | April 4, 2013

Halloran/Smith Scandal Quickly Becomes Latest Mayoral Drama for Quinn, The Village Voice | April 3, 2013, Wall Street Journal | April 3, 2013

Editorial: Dan Halloran charges put spotlight on ‘member items’, AM New York | April 3, 2013

Malcolm Smith didn’t factor in the mayor’s race, but his scandal may, Capital New York | April 3, 2013


April 3, 2013
Quinn defends member items but definitely not Dan Halloran, Capital New York


April 3, 2013
Ex-Senate leader’s arrest adds to Albany’s history of scandal, Democrat and Chronicle


April 3, 2013–queens-gop-leader-facing-major-corruption-charges-resigns, NY1


April 3, 2013, WNYC


April 3, 2013
The Brian Lehrer Show: NY Corruption; N. Korea Threat; Digestion; Gun Rules, WNYC


April 2, 2013
Arrests Affect Many Layers of Politics, The Wall Street Journal


April 2, 2013
Rivals Use Dan Halloran to Hit Christine Quinn, Politicker


April 2, 2013
Alleged abuse prompts calls for reform, The Insider Blog | Crain’s New York Business


April 2, 2013
Corruption Case Reaches Coalition Leading State Senate, The New York Times


April 2, 2013
Another political scandal rocks N.Y., USA Today


April 1, 2013
Albany passes third on-time budget, Legislative Gazette


March 27, 2013
Lawmakers criticized for ‘vampire’ budget’s finale, The Wall Street Journal


March 27, 2013
Democrats support, oppose and muddle a police-oversight bill, Capital New York


March 27, 2013
Senate passes budget, gets mixed reviews, Legislative Gazette


March 27, 2013
State lawmakers rush to finish budget before end of Holy Week and may pull all-day session Thursday, NY Daily News


March 27, 2013
Assembly to finish budget bills Thursday, The Poughkeepsie Journal


March 26, 2013
Albany Lawmakers Pull an All-Nighter to Push Budget, The Wall Street Journal


March 26, 2013
Libous: Good-government advocates should ?get real jobs?, Politics on the Hudson


March 25, 2013
Grant Flows To Troubled Nonprofit, The Wall Street Journal


March 24, 2013
Donohue: Lack of security cameras at NYC subway stations threatens safety, hinders criminal investigations, NY Daily News


March 18, 2013
Lever voting machines are gone, but not forgotten, Home Reporter News


March 13, 2013
GLYNN: Citizens get a new pipeline to state government, Niagara Gazette


March 12, 2013
Mash-Up (Crains), The Insider Blog | Crain’s New York Business


March 11, 2013
COOG?s Freeman and Citizens Union?s Dadey Discuss New Open Government Site, YNN Capital Tonight


March 10, 2013
Civilian Power Rises on Police Review Board, The Wall Street Journal


March 4, 2013
Runoff a problem for NYC Board of Elections, ABC7


March 4, 2013
Sen. Tony Avella Refuses Committee Stipend, New York Daily News


March 1, 2013
New Investigation Finds High Anti-psychotic Use in Nursing Homes, WNYC (Gotham Gazette)


March 1, 2013
Business groups call for campaign finance reform, Legislative Gazette


February 25, 2013
Civics math question for city school, Editorial –


February 25, 2013
Civic web news pioneer retools for 2013, New York World (Gotham Gazette)


February 22, 2013
Is New York City The Best Place In the World For Open Data? We Find Out March 7, TechPresident


February 22, 2013
New York Mayoral Candidates Weigh in on Budget Reform, The Epoch Times


February 21, 2013
Sen. Malcolm Smith spent donor dollars at restaurants, hotels, TimesLedger


February 20, 2013
Andrew Cuomo emerging as women?s champion,


February 20, 2013
On abortion, Andrew Cuomo emerges as women’s champion, Newsday


February 19, 2013
City Council Members Fear Budget Revenge if They Don’t Endorse Quinn, New York


February 14, 2013
Eyes Are On State Ethics Commission’s Handling Of Lopez Allegations,


February 13, 2013
Source: JCOPE Report Is On Vito Lopez, New York Daily News


February 10, 2013
With new partnership in the State Senate, Bronx�pol Klein says coalitions are the way to get things done, NY Daily News


February 8, 2013
BOE Coup May Lead To New Leader,


February 7, 2013
Citizens Union sticks up for two GOP commissioners, – The Insider, Crain’s New York Business


February 5, 2013
Mark-Viverito’s plight, and other redistricting insights, The Insider | Crain’s New York Business


February 5, 2013
Newest electoral district plan places impressive focus on ethnic minorities (in Chinese), The China Press


February 5, 2013
Document Drop: NYC Redistricting Map Redux, NY Daily News


February 4, 2013
Brooklyn District Attorney hopeful Ken Thompson�returns $5K campaign donation from prison firm, NY Daily News

February 2, 2013
Letter: Vote yes to put fairness on map, Albany Times Union


January 31, 2013
Yonkers Republicans blast Democratic redistricting plan again, Politics on the Hudson


January 31, 2013
Report: Teacher ‘Bar Exam’ Gains Traction, SchoolBook


January 30, 2013
Community View: Public campaign financing would level playing field, The Journal News

January 30, 2013
Trial for John Liu?s Staff Set to Begin in NYC, Epoch Times


January 25, 2013
Assemblywoman Galef to Hold Town Meetings Throughout 95th NYS Assembly District, Ossining-Croton On Hudson


January 25, 2013
Latimer Changes Position On Redistricting Amendment, Politics on the Hudson


January 25, 2013
Some Critical Of Albany’s Transparency Efforts, NY1


January 25, 2013
Climate Panel Grapples with Urban Future,


January 23, 2013
Redistricting set to come up, amid hiccups, Capitol Confidential, Albany Times Union


January 23, 2013
Senate Approves Second Passage Of Redistricting Amendment, YNN Capital Tonight


January 23, 2013
Redistricting panel gets another overhaul, Times Union


January 19, 2013
Mainstream media to track John Liu Fundraising Scandal (in Chinese), New Tang Dynasty Television


January 17, 2013
Members of John Liu’s staff have raised lots of cash on his behalf – as well as eyebrows, NY Daily News


January 17, 2013
City political campaigns could become members-only affairs, The New York World


January 17, 2013
Gun law: ‘Message of necessity’ or politics?, Albany Times Union


January 16, 2013
Presto: A Gun Law. Agreement is welcome, though awfully sudden, Syracuse Post-Standard

January 16, 2013
Cuomo Signs New Gun Control Law,


January 15, 2013
Critics assail Cuomo’s gun deal as secret, rushed, Wall Street Journal (Associated Press)


January 15, 2013
Newtown and the Reputation of the Teaching Profession, NBC New York


January 15, 2013
Critics Blast Cuomo’s Gun Deal as Secret, Rushed, NBC New York


January 15, 2013
Cuomo scores another victory, but his motives are questioned, Press & Sun-Bulletin


January 11, 2013
New Bronx pols Mark Gjonaj, Andy King eager to dispel  poor image left by those who preceded them in office, NY Daily News


January 11, 2013
Campaign Finance Board fires back at City Council, The New York World


January 10, 2013
Debate Over Campaign Finance Reform Continues, NY1


January 10, 2013
A Guide To The Senate Rules Changes, YNN Capital Tonight


January 10, 2013
Business leaders applaud moves to improve education policy, but question raising the minimum wage (in Chinese),


January 9, 2013
A Serious Slew Of SOS Statements, Daily Politics, NY Daily News


January 8, 2013
Under Public Scrutiny, Council Redistricting Effort Begins Anew, NY1


January 7, 2013
Citizens Union: Here’s How To Fix Those NYC Redistricting Maps, Daily Politics, NY Daily News

December 31, 2012
Ana Komnenic: The Flow of Money in New York State Politics, Huffington Post


December 26, 2012
Our view: NY election reform must happen in 2013, Auburn Citizen


December 20, 2012
Senate’s First Test: Reformers pin hopes on Legislature’s opening, Syracuse Post Standard


December 19, 2012
Council Speaker to Amend Campaign Finance Proposal, The New York Times


December 18, 2012
Good-Government Groups Have Some Reform Suggestions, YNN Capital Tonight


December 17, 2012
Analysis: Campaign Finance Reform Takes a Step Forward in Albany, NBC New York


December 15, 2012
Board of Elections recommends “early” voting (in Chinese), World Journal


December 13, 2012
Guest Viewpoint: Incumbents won big in election, not fracking, The Ithaca Journal |


December 12, 2012
Schneiderman?s new campaign disclosure rules, Capitol Confidential (Albany Times Union)


December 11, 2012
Christine Quinn Delays Action on Campaign Spending Bill, The New York Times


December 8, 2012
City Council in battle with Campaign Finance Board over rules on union contributions, New York Post


December 7, 2012
Quinn Lashed On Campaign Legislation, The Wall Street Journal


December 7, 2012
Quinn Supports Loosening Rules on Campaign Spending by Unions, The New York TimesDecember 6, 2012

NY Election Postmortem Focuses on Poll Workers, Epoch Times


December 5, 2012
Unpopular vote, The New York World


December 4, 2012
Editorial: Rockland party boss shouldn’t run elections, Newsday


December 4, 2012
Analysis: Albany Needs to Let More Sunshine In, NBC New York


December 4, 2012
Redistricting Plan Withdrawn By Commission That Created It, NY1


December 4, 2012
Senate Majority Coalition forms, Albany Times Union


November 27, 2012
Council Candidate Uses Race, Religion as Basis for an Attack, The Wall Street Journal


November 21, 2012
Council Redistricting: Final District Lines Draw Praise, Criticism, Queens Tribune


November 15, 2012
Trying to fix what?s broken in New York elections, Home Reporter News


November 14, 2012
Citizens Union Wants Assemblywoman Arroyo’s Primary Day Activities Investigated, The Daily Politics | New York Daily News


November 10, 2012
State opens spigot on political advertising, Albany Times Union


November 8, 2012
State Legislators May Vote Themselves A Big Pay Raise,


November 5, 2012
Dadey says affidavits will add to confusion, Capitol Confidential


November 5, 2012
Good-government group files complaint over ?Common Sense Principles?, Albany Watch


November 5, 2012
Cuomo: Displaced voters can cast ‘provisional’ ballots Tuesday, Newsday


November 5, 2012
Gov. Cuomo: New Yorkers can vote at any polling station because of Hurricane Sandy, New York Daily News


November 2012
In Vote-Counting, Human Errors Still Creep In, Governing


October 24, 2012
Now May Be the Time for Campaign Finance Reform, NBC New York


October 22, 2012
Sheldon Silver’s Counsel Raises Eyebrows With Laywer Pick, New York Daily News


October 21, 2012
New York lawmakers get taxpayer funds to sleep in second homes in Albany, New York Post


October 19, 2012
Some Brooklyn City Council Members Not Earning Those Lulus, Daily News Study Shows, New York Daily News


October 19, 2012
Addabbo, Ulrich debate in New York State 15th Senate District, Queens Chronicle


October 19, 2012
Citizens Union endorses 2 Staten Island Republicans, 1 Democrat, (Staten Island Advance)


October 18, 2012
Boro’s most (and least) diligent on City Council, New York Daily News


October 18, 2012
Furor over NY Assembly member?s partisan mailing, New York Post


October 18, 2012
City Redistricting: Minority Groups Find New Lines Unacceptable, Queens Tribune


October 18, 2012
FOIL joins reform menu, Albany Times Union


October 17, 2012
Proposed Districts Remove Power From Bronx Neighborhoods, The Bronx Times &


October 17, 2012
Generally Speaking: Week of October 18, Home Reporter News


October 17, 2012
GOP Eyes Borough?s State Senate Seats, Queens Gazette


October 16, 2012
District Leader Announces Voter Education Forum at CB 14 Meeting, Ditmas Park, NY Patch


October 16, 2012
On Campus, Columbia News


October 14, 2012
NY sticks with absentee voting, despite early voting benefits, Queens Campaign


October 9, 2012
Some NYC Voters Want To Switch Parties To Vote In Democratic Primaries, NY1


October 3, 2012
Campaign finance firepower gathers, Capitol Confidential


October 3, 2012
Experts foresee storm clouds for New York, Crain’s New York Business


September 28, 2012
City Council grades mayor?s report card, The New York World


September 27, 2012
Defeated Bronx candidate sues Board of Elections, incumbent – New York Daily News, NY Daily News


September 21, 2012
Report: Silver family voting comes under more scrutiny, Capital New York


September 19, 2012
Up Close: Lopez Scandal, ABC Eyewitness News NY


September 19, 2012
City Hall: Last Year Shows A Rise In Local Major Felony Crimes, NY1


September 19, 2012
New York?s Low Voter Turnout Conundrum, The Epoch Times


September 17, 2012
Seiler: How can we replace Ravi Batra?, Albany Times Union


September 14, 2012
Brad Hoylman Wins Handily in Senate Primary, Gay City News


September 13, 2012
From our Dan Beekman: Longtime state Assemblywoman…, New York Daily News


September 13, 2012
Ethics Board Impeded by Secrecy Rules, WNYC


September 12, 2012
Meet the Candidates for Surrogate Court Judges, Manhattan Times


September 12, 2012
NYS Assembly Speaker Silver Criticized For Hosting Fundraiser On 9/11, CBS New York


September 12, 2012
Iannece, Rozic gain support after controversy, Queens Times Ledger


September 11, 2012
NYC Board of Elections upgrades reporting process, Associated PressSeptember 10, 2012
State’s Role in Silver/Lopez Scandal, The Brian Lehrer Show: WNYC


August 21, 2012
Hoylman Longest on Specifics, Repeatedly a Target in Debate With Broad Agreement, Gay City News


August 21, 2012
Brad Hoylman Touts Experience in Debate for Tom Duane’s State Senate Seat,


August 16, 2012
Online voter registration set, Albany Times Union


August 13, 2012
NYC Districting Commission begins public hearings, The Wall Street Journal


August 12, 2012
For half of New York Senate races, incumbents have no challengers, | Democrat and Chronicle


August 5, 2012
Senator’s Property Records Highlight Gap, Wall Street Journal


August 4, 2012
NY campaign money laws: A ‘license’ to spend, Press & Sun-Bulletin, Gannett


July 28, 2012
Brooklyn boss Vito Lopez living large on union dime, New York Post


July 27, 2012
After Seabrook Conviction, Role Of Political Clubs Examined, NY1


July 19, 2012
Traveling the world on the campaign’s dime, legally, Capital New York


July 19, 2012
State Sen. Malcolm Smith’s Got A Ticket To Ride, New York Daily News


July 18, 2012
BOE Considers Moving Up Mayoral Primary, NY1


July 17, 2012
Citizens Union: Modernize NYC Board of Elections, Legislative Gazette


July 17, 2012
Board Of Elections Presents Solutions To Election Night Woes, NY1


July 16, 2012
A Look Into Gov. Cuomo’s Campaign Fundraising, NY1


July 15, 2012
Quinn’s pile of cash, New York Daily News


July 10, 2012
New York City Elections Board Chafes at Criticism, but Seeks Improvements, New York Times


July 19, 2012
Traveling the world on the campaign’s dime, legally, Capital New York


July 19, 2012
State Sen. Malcolm Smith’s Got A Ticket To Ride, New York Daily News


July 17, 2012
Citizens Union: Modernize NYC Board of Elections, Legislative Gazette


July 15, 2012
Quinn’s pile of cash, New York Daily News


June 13, 2012
Let voters have a say in redistricting reform – Times Union, Albany Times Union


June 4, 2012
Duane to NYC: ‘I Want To Come Home’, The Empire, WNYC


May 31, 2012
The Daily Q: What has the mayor won in end runs around City Council?, The New York World

May 20, 2012
Charles Rangel campaign manager explains how he won an endorsement, New York Post


May 19, 2012
Will Republicans use Troopergate playbook to pursue Libous leak?, Press & Sun-Bulletin


May 12, 2012
Joel Klein tight with charter school lobbyists, emails shows, New York Daily News


May 9, 2012
Quinn’s Persistent Gadflies, The Wall Street Journal


May 2, 2012
City Council funds go to lawmakers with the most political clout, New York Post


May 2, 2012
Funds for Council Members Should be Based on Need Not Politics, WNYC


May 1, 2012
Citizens Union Report: City Council Speaker Has Too Much Discretion On Discretionary Spending, New York Daily News


May 1, 2012
3 Brooklyn Democrats were best at stuffing coffers with pulled pork, New York Daily News


April 29, 2012
Taxpayer cash buys NYC judges iPads, iPhones, Dallas News |


April 18, 2012
Good-government group faults NY?s budget process, Associated Press


April 12, 2012
Analysis: Transparency in Government — A Murky Goal, NBC New York


April 11, 2012
Citizens Union: Budget process improved but incomplete, Capitol Confidential, Albany Times Union


March 27, 2012
The Committee to Save New York spent $12 million to lobby Gov. Cuomo’s agenda, NY Daily News


March 27, 2012
Civilian Complaint Review Board Gets New Powers to Prosecute New York Police, The New York Times

March 26, 2012
Almost one-third of lawmakers have won their post in special elections, Legislative Gazette

March 23, 2012
Queens Borough President Helen Marshall?s daughter works at Aqueduct racino, NY Daily News


March 19, 2012
Constitution change ensures fair elections ? in 2022, Legislative Gazette


March 15, 2012
Albany’s ‘big ugly’ deal resolves thorny issues, Crain’s New York Business


March 15, 2012
Cuomo defends signing redistricting plan, Press & Sun-Bulletin


March 13, 2012
Reform groups wrangle over redistricting constitutional amendment, North Country Public Radio


March 12, 2012
Good-government groups split on proposed amendment, Capitol Confidential


March 12, 2012
Dadey: Bipartisan Deal On Redistricting ?Significant?, Capital Tonight


March 12, 2012
Goo-Goos At Odds Over Constitutional Amendment, Capital Tonight


March 12, 2012
NY Legislature, Cuomo may be headed to collision, Herald Times Reporter


March 12, 2012
New York Legislators Propose a Revised Redistricting Plan, New York Times


March 8, 2012
Sounding Off On Congressional Redistricting,


March 6, 2012
Are these New York?s future congressional lines? | The Empire (WNYC),


March 6, 2012
Judge’s Proposed Congressional Districts Would Unseat Two Local Congressmen –,


March 6, 2012
New York?s Marriage Battle Won, Gay Rights Group Fires Its Director –,


March 5, 2012
Gov?s veto could bring real change to gerrymandering, says Citizens Union, Legislative Gazette


March 5, 2012
Districts Still Unsettled As New York Primary Nears, NPR


March 4, 2012
Only a constitutional change will fix redistricting, Syracuse Post-Standard


March 4, 2012
Cuomo must draw the line, Crain’s New York Business


March 4, 2012
Behind closed doors, redistricting talks resume, Sheboygan Press |


February 29, 2012
Public battle begins over redistricting constitutional amendment, The Empire (WNYC)


February 29, 2012
Is Veto Threat Going To Work?, State of Politics, Capital Tonight


February 29, 2012
Federal court will redraw congressional district maps, North Country Public Radio


February 29, 2012
A veto is not enough, NY Daily News


February 28, 2012
Grimm blasted for taking pipeline money, Brooklyn Daily


February 28, 2012
Citizens Union And The Veto ?Spanking?, Capital Tonight


February 28, 2012
Redistricting Experts: Veto Now, Reform Later, The Notebook (City and State)


February 28, 2012
Unmapped ? Update on New York Redistricting,


February 28, 2012
Experts call on governor to take redistricting power from pols, Queens Chronicle


February 27, 2012
Assembly holds DC fundraiser during redistricting, New Jersey Herald


February 27, 2012
Judge creates court solution for redistricting, The Oshkosh Northwestern


February 24, 2012
Former AG Abrams: Gov, use your veto for a ?permanent solution? to partisan redistricting, The Empire (WNYC)


February 24, 2012
AG Robert Abrams: We Need A Permanent Solution, New York Daily News


February 24, 2012
Ex-AG Robert Abrams: Fix Redistricting For Good, New York Daily News


February 24, 2012
Give voters a voice in redistricting, Albany Times Union


February 23, 2012
Goo-goos split on Cuomo?s veto, Capitol Confidential


February 23, 2012
Citizens Union To Cuomo: Use Veto Threat For Permanent Redistricting Reform, Politics on the Hudson


February 23, 2012
Citizens Union Wants Cuomo To Use Veto To ?Negotiate?, Capital Tonight on YNN


February 23, 2012
Good Government Advocates Still Await Proposals For State’s Redrawn Congressional Districts,


February 13, 2012
Spano not expected to face state ethics charges, Democrat and Chronicle


February 11, 2012
Firm at SAT hearing donated to chair, Associated Press


February 7, 2012
Cuomo Brings Potential Foes Into His Fold
, Wall Street Journal


February 3, 2012
Longtime Gov. Cuomo ally appointed to head new ethics commission, New York Post

January 26, 2012

Senate Democrats have cozy office deal with United Federation of Teachers at union’s building – NY Daily News, New York Daily News


January 23, 2012
Pols to profit from casinos? No dice, says Gov. Cuomo – NY Daily News, New York Daily News


January 22, 2012
New York?s Redistricting Process Led by Insiders –, New York Times


January 18, 2012
Analysis: Looking for a Miracle in Albany | NBC New York, NBC New York


January 11, 2012
Good Government Groups Seen Resigned to Cuomo Cutting Redistricting Deal, The Capitol


January 11, 2012
Critics: Help vote line panel, Albany Times Union


January 5, 2012
Analysis: Andrew Cuomo’s Gamble | NBC New York, NBC New York

December 31, 2011
Cuomo’s big year, The Journal News


December 28, 2011
Larry Seabrook will still have control over dispensing funds next year –, New York Post


December 23, 2011
NY1 Exclusive: Comptroller Liu’s 2009 Campaign Account Raises Legality Questions –, NY1


December 22, 2011
NCPR News – Redistricting the elephant in the room in Albany, North Country Public Radio


December 22, 2011
WNED: Redistricting Issue Haunts Albany Lawmakers, WNED


December 21, 2011
Party Bosses Will Pick Contenders for State Senator Carl Kruger’s Seat – WNYC, WNYC


December 19, 2011
NCPR News – Questions already coming up about new state ethics commission, North Country Public Radio


December 15, 2011
New ethics panel posts a tough sell for Cuomo – Times Union, Albany Times Union


December 14, 2011
Batra speaks, questions Ginsberg, Capitol Confidential


December 13, 2011
APNewsBreak: New York ethics commission already comes under scrutiny |, Syracuse Post-Standard


December 12, 2011
Cuomo, legislative leaders appoint members to new Joint Commission on Public Ethics, The Empire – WNYC


December 12, 2011
At Deadline, Ethics Unit Is in Limbo –, The Wall Street Journal


December 8, 2011
Redistricting: reform delayed is reform denied, Long Island Herald


December 7, 2011
Embattled Controller John Liu gives some staffers raises; watchdog groups cry foul, NY Daily News


November 30, 2011
Liu not alone in keeping campaign bundlers secret, Crain’s New York Business


November 30, 2011
Public Advocate Bill De Blasio opens up on election money, NY Daily News


November 29, 2011
Analysis: Cuomo Can Break Incumbents’ Albany Death Grip, NBC New York


November 29, 2011
Why is New York’s democracy broken? Because Albany politicians have rigged districts to serve their own ends, NY Daily News


November 28, 2011
Our view: Redistricting delay must not jeopardize 2012, The Observer-Dispatch, Utica, New York


November 25, 2011
Public, students show NY redistricting can be fair,


November 23, 2011
Quinn Neutral in Wage Battle, The Wall Street Journal


November 23, 2011
Good-government group issues report on legislative boundaries, Watertown Daily Times


November 22, 2011
Good-Government Groups Continue Push for Independent Redistricting in New York, WGRZ


November 21, 2011
Citizens Union: Reform redistricting in special session, Albany Times Union


November 21, 2011
First lawsuit filed over redistricting in New York, The Empire –


November 21, 2011
Report: NY redistricting ‘rigged,’ hurts democracy, The Wall Street Journal


November 21, 2011
Good-government group’s report rails against “decades of partisan gerrymandering”, Politics on the Hudson


November 21, 2011
Citizens Union: End LATFOR’s “Rigged Process“, Capital Tonight on YNN


November 21, 2011
Document Drop: Citizens Union On Redistricting, New York Daily News


November 21, 2011
Good-government groups continue to push for independent redistricting, Ithaca Journal

November 21, 2011
Silver suggests panel redraw district lines, Albany Times Union

November 16, 2011
New fundraising arrest raises more doubts about Liu’s future, The Empire, WNYC


November 16, 2011
Comptroller Liu’s campaign mixed up in alleged fundraising fraud – am New York, AM New York


November 10, 2011
Convicted ex-comptroller cleans up in prison, Queens Times Ledger


November 7, 2011
Analysis: Senator Parker, the Honest Fundraiser, NBC New York


November 7, 2011
State Sen. Kevin Parker panned after invite to benefit asks for “help”  – NY Daily News, New York Daily News


October 29, 2011
John Liu orders independent probe of campaign funds –, New York Post


October 28, 2011
The pension deal: What does John Liu walk away with? | The Empire,


October 28, 2011
How Much Disclosure Should New York State Require of Nonprofits in Political Campaigns?, The Nonprofit Quarterly


October 24, 2011
Unions, Nonprofits Team Up To Opposed Disclosure Of City Campaigns’ Independent Spending –, NY1


October 16, 2011
Brooklyn beep’s wife Jamie Markowitz takes behind the scenes role in directing hubby’s staffers, New York Daily News


October 6, 2011
Redistricting raises bias concerns – Times Union, Albany Times Union


September 28, 2011
City Council Grounds Effort To Make Mayor Reveal His Vacation Plans,


September 22, 2011
NJ, NY governors dined before toll hike announced, Associated Press


September 22, 2011
New York City honchos living outside the five boroughs can’t adequately do their jobs, critics say, New York Daily News


September 21, 2011
Good gov groups split on redistricting as LATFOR comes to Manhattan, The Empire (WNYC)


September 21, 2011
In redistricting battle, pols’ feet held to fire
, Crain’s New York Business


September 21, 2011
Analysis: Taxi Politics Can Hurt the Public, NBC New York

September 21, 2011
Citizens Union proposes half a loaf on redistricting, Capitol Confidential


September 21, 2011
Common Cause shifts stance on legislative redistricting, Albany Times Union


September 20, 2011
Father’s Role in Bank Venture Poses Test for Cuomo, The New York Times


September 14, 2011
The ‘old boys’ lose, New York Post


August 25, 2011
Carib junketeer Marty ‘repays’ favor to hospital, New York Post


August 24, 2011
Dadey on Redistricting Pressure, Capital Tonight on YNN


August 23, 2011
Mayor’s Charity Pipeline, Wall Street Journal


August 19, 2011
Ethics Commission Goes Out of Business, WXXI New York Public Radio


August 11, 2011
Plan Funded at 11th Hour, The Wall Street Journal


August 6, 2011
Veto threat clouds redistricting – Times Union, Albany Times Union


August 5, 2011
Carve up N.Y.? Not this time, New York Daily News


August 4, 2011
NYC program for young men draws praise, questions –, Associated Press


August 4, 2011
Time to end gerrymandering, New York, Albany Times Union


August 3, 2011
Bloomberg’s Machine Politics, Village Voice


July 29, 2011
Let independent panel handle redistricting, Buffalo News


July 28, 2011
Senate and Assembly Lawyering Up for Redistricting, New York Daily News

July 20, 2011
Stringer takes aim to kill sacred cow, Crain’s New York Business


July 12, 2011
Fairness of specials called into question, Legislative Gazette

July 8, 2011

Queens Democratic Party boss lives in northern Virginia, New York Post


July 6, 2011
Goo-goos: Special session for redistricting, Capitol Confidential


July 6, 2011
Cuomo continues to push for an independent redistricting commission,


July 6, 2011
First Couple Show Limits of Law, Wall Street Journal


July 6, 2011
Nozzolio: Time Has Passed For Independent Redistricting, Politics on the Hudson


July 6, 2011
Watchdog Groups Call For Independent Redistricting, Politics on the Hudson

July 6, 2011
Dadey Talks Redistricting, Capital Tonight


July 6, 2011
Goo-Goos To Lawmakers: Get Redistricting Done, Capital Tonight


July 6, 2011
Let The Redistricting Fracas Begin, Capital Tonight


July 6, 2011
Ed Koch, Goo-Goos Call for Special Session on Redistricting, PolitickerNY


July 5, 2011
Post-Election Campaigning: Albany’s New Normal, WNYC Radio


July 4, 2011
New York?s Especially Undemocratic Elections, The New York Times


June 29, 2011
Gov. Cuomo can strike a blow for democracy and against bossism by avoiding rigged special elections, New York Daily News


June 28, 2011
Citizens Union To Cuomo: Don?t Fill Seats In Special, Capital Tonight


June 28, 2011City Council Postpones Budget Vote,

June 28, 2011
Document Drop: Are Special Elections Unjust?, NY Daily News


June 13, 2011
NY legislators race to vote on ethics, same-sex marriage bills, AM New York


June 13, 2011
Five days of crunch time, Albany Times Union


June 9, 2011
New state ethics reform may make investigation harder, say critics, North Country Public Radio

June 7, 2011
Ethics Deal: Legislature Reps Could Veto Probes, Long Island Press


June 7, 2011
Ethics reform, warts and all, Albany Times Union


June 6, 2011
Redistricting reform down to the wire, Legislative Gazette


June 6, 2011
Leaders unveil ethics reform, hope to regain public trust, Legislative Gazette


June 6, 2011
Albany Reform Is a Start, But Seeing is Believing, NBC New York


June 6, 2011
Cuomo, Legislative Leaders Provide More Details on Ethics Agreement, WXXI


June 4, 2011
Redistricting reform campaign refutes claims legislation is not constitutional, Wayne Post


June 3, 2011
Cuomo, lawmakers agree on ethics bill, Albany Times Union


June 3, 2011
Goo-goos give ethics deal the thumbs up, Politics on the Hudson


June 3, 2011
Cuomo and Legislative Leaders Strike Deal on New Ethics Rules, The New York Times


June 3, 2011
Cuomo, legislative leaders announce ethics reform deal, Ithaca Journal


June 2, 2011
Gov. Cuomo, Albany pols nearing deal on sweeping ethics …, New York Post


June 2, 2011
What will New York’s 49th Senate District look like after …, Syracuse Post-Standard


June 1, 2011
An Ethics Deal Nears, Albany Times Union


June 1, 2011
Lawmakers, Cuomo Working Toward Ethics Deal, Politics on the Hudson


June 1, 2011
Goo-Goos Hope To Reignite Redistricting Debate, Capital Tonight


June 1, 2011
Skelos: State Ethics Reform Will Happen This Session,


June 1, 2011
Ethics bill agreement advances, Albany Times Union


May 31, 2011
Redistricting reform would result in fairer representation, Asian NYers say, Legislative Gazette


May 26, 2011
Numbers Can’t Tell You Everything, NBC New York


May 9, 2011
New York City Must Fix Its Pension Mess, NBC New York


May 5, 2011
NY lobbying topped $200M for first time in 2010, Associated Press


April 29, 2011
No sale for Robert Duffy on sales pitch, Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

April 25, 2011
NYPD cop nabbed ‘Mr. Fix-It’ nickname for helping motorists avoid court, get tickets thrown out, NY Daily News


April 21, 2011
Hevesi sentence alone won’t do much: activist
, Queens Chronicle


April 7, 2011
Koch: We’ll robocall against our “Enemies of Reform“, Capitol Confidential


April 7, 2011
Koch Vows Robocalls On “Enemies“, Capital Tonight


April 7, 2011
Ed Koch: Dean Skelos Is An Enemy Of Reform; Shelly Silver Must Step Up On Redistricting, New York Daily News


April 7, 2011
Koch Declares Skelos “Enemy of Reform”, WXXI


April 7, 2011
Ed Koch Takes Swipe at State Senate Leader: He’s an ‘Enemy of Reform’, WNYC


April 6, 2011
Redistricting reforms constitutional, group says, Capitol Confidential


April 6, 2011
Groups say governor’s redistricting bill is constitutional, Politics on the Hudson


April 6, 2011
Redistricting Reform Groups Recruit Law Firm For Backup, Capital Tonight


March 30, 2011
Dadey: Don’t Fund LAFTOR In State Budget, Politics on the Hudson


March 27, 2011
Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz keeps three drivers at a combined cost of at least $172,372, New York Post


March 24, 2011
With census numbers released, redistricting battle begins in earnest, The Journal News


March 21, 2011
Some City Council members cutting corners to obtain affordable housing, New York Daily News


March 21, 2011
State senator/attorney pushing a bill to boost pay for medical malpractice lawyers, New York Post


March 20, 2011
State Sen. Carl Kruger took donations from Nets investors, New York Post


March 18, 2011
Redistricting move squeezes Senate GOP, The Poughkeepsie Journal


March 15, 2011
City Lobbying Commission Holds First Meeting,


March 15, 2011
Drawing the line over pick for panel, Times Union


March 15, 2011
Senate backs redistricting — later, Times Union


March 14, 2011
Critics Call New York Senate Redistricting Bill Inadequate, WNYC


March 11, 2011
Albany’s Hall of Shame: Corruption Ordeal Gets Worse, NBC New York


March 5, 2011
Senate Republicans call changes to prison population count unconstitutional, The Ithaca Journal


February 24, 2011
Governor Cuomo Announces Legislation to Establish Independent Redistricting Comission, The Oneida Daily Dispatch


February 22, 2011
Pledge? What Pledge?`, New York Times


February 18, 2011
The Mayor’s Budget — Fiscal and Political, NBC New York


February 17, 2011
N.Y. pension debate targets double-dippers, crooks, Reuters


February 16, 2011
GLYNN: Scandal is major factor in lawmakers leaving, Niagara Gazette


February 14, 2011
Goo-goos decry legislative ?crime wave?, Capitol Confidential


February 14, 2011
NY lawmakers increasingly dogged by scandal, Wall Street Journal


February 14, 2011
Citizens Union Decries Legislative ?Crime Wave?, Capital Tonight


February 14, 2011
More NY legislators leaving office over ethics concerns, Crain’s


February 14, 2011
Watchdog Group Finds “Wave Of Ethical Misconduct” In Albany,


February 14, 2011
Gov’t Reform Groups Say Study Shows Legislative Crime Wave, WXXI


February 8, 2011
Statistics Condemn NY Education Policies,

February 8, 2011
Indicted City Councilman Seabrook hasn’t introduced legislation since the feds charged him, New York Post


February 7, 2011
Brooklyn Borough Chief Fined for Conflict of Interest,


February 6, 2011
City official who quit amid CityTime scandal made millions as lobbyist, New York Daily News


February 3, 2011
NY1 Online: Councilpedia Discussion On “Inside City Hall”, NY1


February 3, 2011
New service from the civic website Gotham Gazette tracks political cash in city government, New York Daily News


January 28, 2011
Feds grill Councilman Dan Halloran over snow workers’ ‘slowdown’ during Christmas Blizzard, New York Daily News


January 23, 2011
GOP Pushback To Independent Redistricting Plan Begins To Take Hold, City Hall


January 18, 2011
Three Years Delayed, City Lobbying Commission Will Be Appointed, With Complaints Already, City Hall


January 3, 2011
Cuomo’s Costliest Problem: Pensions, NBC New York


January 3, 2011
Council members skip out on meetings, am New York


January 2, 2011
Governor Andrew M. Cuomo signs executive order requiring ethics training, The Troy Record

December 31, 2010
New York Council Grants Shortchange Needy Districts, The New York Times



December 30, 2010
Cuomo Girlfriend, Sandra Lee, Won’t Have Normal Role, The New York Times


December 20, 2010
Senate Democrats want quick passage of bills to fulfill reform pledge (updated), Politics on the Hudson


December 16, 2010
Vito goes double-dipping – goes for pension while still in office!, The Brooklyn Paper


December 14, 2010
Advocates Air Concerns Over NY’s Redistricting Process,


December 6, 2010
Officials call for changes to New York election laws, NewsChannel 9 WSYR


December 6, 2010
Local Lawmakers Call For Changes To State Election Laws,


December 6, 2010
Report: Voter Access In New York Really Just Stinks, New York Daily News


December 6, 2010
Bloomberg Seeks Election Law Changes to Raise Voter Turnout, The New York Times


December 4, 2010
New York Republicans Regain State Senate Majority as Judge Certifies Race, Bloomberg


December 1, 2010
Crooked lines: Redistricting reformers charge, Albany shrugs, Capital New York


November 29, 2010
State pols spent $9M in taxpayer money on constituent mailings despite budget deficit, New York Daily News


November 4, 2010
Nearly half of NY’s counties put sample ballots online, Politics on the Hudson





October 17, 2010
Two More For Wilson: Citizens Union, Crain’s, Capital Tonight



October 14, 2010
Bloomberg to retain Rattner in private role, Financial Times








September 30, 2010
Pension Plunder — The Power of Corruption, NBC New York






September 9, 2010
Anger, Frustration and Term Limits, NBC New York
September 5, 2010
Silver’s $200 million slush fund, New York Post
August 24, 2010
Schneiderman gets Citizens Union endorsement, Capitol Confidential
August 23, 2010
Term Limits Will Be on November Ballot in New York, The New York Times
August 22, 2010

Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver’s firm gets cut of 9/11-suit payouts, New York Post


August 10, 2010
Nonpartisan elections a non-starter, Crain’s New York Business

August 9, 2010

August 4, 2010
Minority Dems Vow To Fight Nonpartisan Elections, Daily Politics

Coalition Praises Lawmakers for Ending Prison Gerrymandering, Prisoner of the Census

July 21, 2010
Albany Budget Deadlock Hits Legislators? Wallets, The New York Times
Dinkins for Schneiderman, Gotham Gazette
July 15, 2010
In New York state, corruption never dies, The Times of India
July 14, 2010
On the brief side…, Queens Gazette


July 8, 2010
Charter Talk, The Brooklyn Rail




July 4, 2010
Senate’s Biggest ‘Waste’, NY Post



July 2, 2010
New Web Site Opens New York City’s Books, NBC New York






May 28, 2010
Don’t Bet on Reformers to Fix N.Y., Times Union



May 26, 2010
Cuomo’s Got Good Ideas But Changing Albany Will Take More, NBC New York


May 25, 2010
Bloomberg Assistant Is Key Witness in Payment Probe, The Wall Street Journal


May 24, 2010
Cuomo Picks Up the Perpetual Promise, The New York Observer




May 16, 2010
Retiring Workers’ ‘Ill’-Gotten Gains, New York Post






May 3, 2010
Candidates Agreeing to Koch ?Army?s? Demands, Legislative Gazette






April 22, 2010
Change in Albany? Really?, Staten Island Advance


April 21, 2010
Goo Goos (Including a New Group) Want You on the Record, Capitol Confidential


April 20, 2010
John Liu’s “Zero Tolerance” For Gifts, NBC New York

April 19, 2010
Albany Candidates Back Nonpartisan Redistricting, The New York Times

Candidates for New York Governor Sign Redistricting Pledge,



April 7, 2010
Senate Dems Rolls out Budget Reforms, Times Union




March 29, 2010
Report Bears Out Unequal Pork Claims, Legislative Gazette


March 28, 2010
School for Scandal, NY Post




March 24, 2010
Bill Aims for ‘Pork Equality’, Gotham Gazette


March 22, 2010
Member Item Reform Bill Gets Support, Times Union



March 17, 2010
The New York Uprising Begins, The Villager


March 15, 2010
Bill Would Drastically Change Member Item Distribution, Legislative Gazette
Troubled State, The New Yorker



Koch’s Fix Albany Agenda, The Daily Politics


March 10, 2010
Koch to the Rescue, The Villager



March 7, 2010
What happened to New York’s democracy?, Democrat and Chronicle
Chancellor?s New Role, Barcuh College Ticker



March 4, 2010
Ed Koch Generously Offers to Save New York State, The Village Voice
Ed Koch to Lead Next Albany Coup, The New York Observer




February 26, 2010
Inquiry Poses a Quandary for Cuomo, El Paso Inc


February 25, 2010
Paterson?s Call for Inquiry Hands Cuomo Political Quandary, The New York Times



From the Senate: New Website Expands Public Access to Information, Madison County Courier



February 19, 2010
Plan to Let Civilians Prosecute Police Is Revived, The New York Times


February 17, 2010
Be-bop-a-lulu: Scoopy’s Notebook, The Villager





February 10, 2010
NY Transit Advocates Sound Alarm Bells in Albany, Mobilizing the Region

Thompson: Close The Council Term Limits ‘Loophole’, Daily Politics


February 8, 2010
An ethics bill compromise?, Legislative Gazette





January 29, 2010
Governor, Swallow the Pill and Sign the Bill, Downtown Express




January 21, 2010
Assembly and Senate pass overhaul to ethics laws, WIVT/WBGH Newschannel34


January 20, 2010
The City Council and the Eternal Lulu, NBC New York


January 19, 2010
Push to Nix Pay Perks in Council, New York Post



Ethics dissent, Times Union
Dueling ethics packages, Rochester City Newspaper

Legislature Agrees to Ethics Reform, Critics Include Governor Paterson, WXXI


January 9, 2010
Paterson draws ire of ‘pals’, Times Union


January 6, 2010
Paterson Versus Everyone, Gotham Gazette

December 30, 2009
After Small Victory, Bloomberg Still Gives Big Bonuses, Gothamist

December 29, 2009
The Margin Was Small, but the Bonuses Are Not, The New York Times

December 18, 2009
Markowitz’s Slippery Injury Helped Pay For New Home, Gothamist
Slip-fall case helped Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz buy new home in Windsor Terrace, NY Daily News

December 16, 2009
Election Officials Hold Voting Machine Test Run, NY1

December 14, 2009
Primary Runoffs Costly, Outdated Say NY Senators,

December 13, 2009
The Independent View: Is New York Ready for Instant Runoffs?, The Independent View, Blogspot

December 11, 2009
Exclusive: Officials Were Warned, Gouverneur Times
Vote for Client No. 9, The Daily Beast

December 10, 2009
New approach to ethics reform needed in Albany,

December 9, 2009
Albany Corruption Rampant, The Queens Courier
Community Action,

December 8, 2009
Joe Bruno, Eliot Spitzer and Alan Hevesi All Part of Club of Disgraced Albany Pols, NY Daily News

December 6, 2009
N.Y.?s Paterson Warns of Deficit, Seeks Ethics Rules (Update1), Bloomberg

December 2, 2009
The Neighborhood Retail Alliance: Environmental Protection?, The Neighborhood Retail Alliance

December 1, 2009
Bloomberg Chooses Aide As New Environmental Czar, Gothamist

November 30, 2009

Bloomberg Picks Caswell Holloway as Environmental Commissioner, The New York Times


November 28, 2009

Report: Bloomberg Spent $102M On Third-Term Bid, NY1

November 23, 2009


State faces a ?Growing Ethical Crisis?, Legislative Gazette


November 20, 2009

New Report on New York Legislature Shines Light on Ethical Lapses in Albany, The Post-Standard

A Fortalecer la Fe del Publico, El Diario

November 18, 2010
State of Shame: Parade of Dirty Pols Leaving Albany Grows Larger, NY Daily News
Free Ride on Your Dime: More Than 2,400 Workers Commute in City’s Cars, New York Daily News

November 17, 2009

Latest call for an ethics overhaul: Current system is like Lake Wobegon, Times Union

Study: Ethical misconduct increasing as reason for leaving office, Politics on the Hudson

Good-Government Group Grapples To Get Beyond Insider Game, Citizens Union

Report: Legislature?s Ethics Violations Increasing, North Country Gazette

Bigger, Better Ethics Bill?, New York Daily News

Legislators Negotiating New Ethics Bill, Raising Hopes for a ‘Kumbaya Moment’, The New York Observer

November 16, 2009

Citizens Union: More Budget Transparency Needed, Legislative Gazette


November 13, 2009

Under Cover, Downtown Express

Quinn must pay heed: Council speaker has to get with the majority on member salaries, NY Daily News

November 8, 2009

For Police Commissioner Raymond Kelly, a Chance to Add to His Legacy, The New York Times


November 3, 2009

Closing the Bruno gap, Times Union

Ed Koch Commentary: For the Jobless, the Great Recession Continues, Yonkers Tribune

October 30, 2009

Citizen Union Wants to Fight Albany, The New York Observer

October 29, 2009

A City Election Ballot of Many Columns, The New York Times

Dem pols, including state Sen. Pedro Espada, skipped voting in runoffs, Daily News

Sen. Hiram Monserrate’s legal fund challenged, SILive

October 28, 2009

The Council’s Youngest Member Faces a Veteran, Gotham Gazette

Mike Bloomberg Q&A: ?The People Will Render The Final Verdict?, The Jewish Week

Paterson Administration Avoids Kennedy Leak Investigation, WNYC

October 27, 2009

Paterson Gets Pass on Kennedy Leak Inquiry, The New York Times

NY Ethics Board: No Charge In Kennedy Leak, WBZ

Ethics Panel Decides Not to Investigate Leaks in Caroline Kennedy Case, The New York Times

October 22, 2009

When Is Mayor Bloomberg Like a Broadway Show?, The New York Times

October 20, 2009

City Faces Many Challenges & Mike Still Man for the Job (Op-Ed)l, Daily News

October 19, 2009

Citizens Union for Bloomberg, Gotham Gazette

October 14, 2009

Was Thompson Brave Or Foolish Defending Espada?, WCBS

Halloran beefs up war chest but can?t catch Kim,

October 13, 2009

Espada Unwittingly Draws Contrasts In Mayor Debate, WCBS

October 12, 2009

First Mayoral Debate Between Thompson and Bloomberg, WNYC

October 5, 2009

Re-enfranchising New Yorkers, Gotham Gazette

Online Journalism Honorees Announced: Meet the Newseum’s Latest Members, Read Write Web

October 4, 2009

Call to Reform New York?s Civilian Complaint Review Board, The New York Times

September 28, 2009

Citizens Union Chief Rips Yassky, Brooklyn Heights Blog

September 27, 2009

Are New York City Runoffs Superfluous?, The New York Times

September 23, 2009

Putting Civilian Review Back Into the CCRB, Huffington Post

Pension fund big shots help out controller candidates Liu and Yassky, New York Daily News

Elex fear of a wild ‘party’, New York Post 
September 22, 2009

In 4-3 Vote, Court Says Paterson Can Appoint Lt. Governor, The New York Times

Obama Unease With N.Y. Governor May Stymie Budget Bid, Bloomberg

City Council Representative Yassky’s Zigzag Path to the Runoff, The Village Voice 
September 20, 2009

ACORN’s roots go deep with Bill de Blasio and other city pols, NY Daily News

September 17, 2009

Freeport mayor to join officials in trade trip to China, Newsday

Primary Leaves Racial Minorities as Probable Council Majority, The New York Times

September 16, 2009

Large Cast of Newcomers Is Expected in New York City Council, The New York Times

Low New York Primary Turnout May Have Set a Modern Record, New York Times

September 14, 2009

A Heartbeat Away — But What is the Public Advocate?, Gotham Gazette 

Turnout in New York City Primary Is Expected to Be Low, The New York Times

September 10, 2009

N.Y. Senate seeks agreement on ethics reform,

September 8, 2009

Koppell Fights for a Third Term, Gotham Gazette

September 7, 2009

Some New York Council Challengers Focus on Term Limits Vote, The New York Times

September 6, 2009

New York’s Conflicts of Interest Board May Have Its Own Conflicts, The New York Times

September 2, 2009

ENDORSEMENT: The Stakes in the Third Council District, Gay City News 

August 28, 2009

News of the Day, New York Daily Politics

August 26, 2009

Council race roundup, The Riverdale Press August 21, 2009

Citizens Union Turns Its Back on Six Council Incumbents, Daily Politics

Public Authority Reform Faces Last Minute Opposition, WNYC

August 20, 2009

Bloomberg Proposes New Campaign Rules That Wouldn’t Apply to Him, New York Daily News 

August 18, 2009

Manhattan DA Candidate Richard Aborn Paid Out $55G to Working Families Party, New York Post

Hearing Opens on Paterson?s Naming Ravitch Lieutenant Governor, New York Times

August 17, 2009

Casting A Vote For Fairer Ballot Access, City Limits

August 15, 2009

Critics blast Mayor Bloomberg for manipulating control of Panel for Educational Policy, New York Daily News 

August 10, 2009

7 Seeking To Replace Yassky Argue On Who’s Best Candidate, Brooklyn Eagle

Arne Duncan Has Become an Embarrassment, The Huffington Post

August 9, 2009

Campaign Eyes Tied, New York Post

August 7, 2009

O’s Czar: Nation Could Learn From NYC, New York Post

August 6, 2009

Thompson may fall short of crucial fund-raising goal in effort to upend Mayor Bloomberg, The Daily News

August 4, 2009

Goo-Goos To Paterson: Don’t Call 38th AD Special Election, The Daily Politics

August 3, 2009

Albany Aftershocks, Gotham Gazette

July 30, 2009

A Half Victory For Ravitch, The Daily Politics

Proposed Bill Will Allow Civilian Board to Prosecute Police Misconduct, Epoch Times

July 22, 2009

Appeals court judge suspends injunction against lieutenant governor, The Journal News

July 21, 2009

Getting on the ballot, WNYC

July 16, 2009

City Council candidate Paul Vallone voted in two different Queens districts, Astoria and Flushing, Daily News

July 14, 2009

Ravitch appointment heads to court, Press &

July 13, 2009

Paterson breaks new ground with appointment, Star Gazette

July 9, 2009

Campaigning for a Vanishing Office, WNYC 

Not so fast, Dave, the law may trip you up, experts warn, Daily News

Public Advocate: Do We Need One?, WNYC

July 8, 2009

Advocates form coalition to promote legal theory, Albany Times Union 

Paterson to appoint Lieutenant Governor this evening,

Amid Senate Impasse, Paterson Picks Ravitch as Lieutenant Governor, New York Times
Amid Senate Impasse, Paterson Picks Ravitch as Lieutenant Governor, New York Times

July 6, 2009

Gianaris, goo-goos offer solution, but a potential hole (updated), Albany Times Union

A new lieutenant governor?, Politics on the Hudson

Court Asked to Approve Withholding N.Y. Senate Pay (Update3),
Wheels Continue to Spin, Gotham Gazette
Paterson considers appointing lieutenant, Newsday
Governor Paterson could end Albany deadlock right now by appointing a lt. governor, says pol, Daily News
Who Would Lead New York if Paterson Left? Who Knows?, New York Times

July 5, 2009 

Explosion in fines by the city, Staten Island Advance


July 3, 2009 

Chancellor’s choice means better pay, Albany Times Union

July 2, 2009

Seneate Democratic Leader John Sampson Allowing Mayoral Control to Expire Presents Conflict of Interest, New York Post

June 29, 2009

City Councilman Eric Gioia accused of handing out pork while decrying it, New York Daily News

June 22, 2009

HuffPost New York: A Plan For Showcasing The City’s Local News Sources, Huffington Post New York

June 21, 2009

The Banana Republic of NY Public Schools, Huffington Post

June 19, 2009

Debate Program for 2009 New York City elections announced – 6/18/09 – New York News and Tri-State News –, WABC New York

June 17, 2009

Knight News Challenge: Six rules for local wikis, from the newest open-government project in New York, Nieman Journalism Lab

Turmoil in New York Legislature May Doom Pro-Tenant Rent Law Changes –, New York Times 

‘Is There a Mayor’s Race In This City?’ ‘Excellent Question.’, Politicker NY

June 15, 2009

New York Assembly Expected to Pass Bill Extending Bloomberg Control Over City Schools –, New York Times

June 12, 2009

Arne Duncan: School board members should not have fixed terms | GothamSchools, Gotham Schools

After Duncan, Bloomberg nudged, group revised control stance | GothamSchools, Gotham Schools

June 11, 2009

Who Is the Next Public Advocate?, Our Town

June 3, 2009

19 Senators Introduce Ethics Commission Reform Legislation, The Pakistani Newspaper

May 20, 2009

Abate, Davis to Back Aborn for DA, City Hall

May 19, 2009

Watchdogs: Dump NY election system, 

Watchdogs: Dump NY election system, News Day 

News of the Day, The Daily Politics 

May 18, 2009 

Citizens Union: Reform state Board of Elections, Capitol Confidential – Albany Times Union 

Overhaul of Election System Is Urged, City Room

Paterson Calls for a New Ethics Commission, City Room 

Second In Command: The Tactitian’s Run- City Limits: News for NYC’s Nonprofit, Policy and Activist World, City Limits 

Yassky’s Office Space, The Daily Politics 

Citizen’s Union Calls For Massive Changes in Election Law, WNYC

May 12, 2009

Klein Digs in his heels on Mayoral Control, New York Post

May 11, 2009

NY Mass transit agency approves fare increases, Las Vegas News Radio Station

May 10, 2009

Brooklyn State Sen. Kevin Parker’s lawyer defends alleged assault: Why did Kiefer have it easier?, New York Daily News

May 6, 2009

Runaway Train – MTA will be back for more: Watchdogs, New York Post

May 5, 2009

Everyone’s a Critic, The Daily Politics

May 3, 2009

A New Challenge for Mayor Bloomberg – Vacancies at the Top, The New York Times

April 30, 2009

Role Reversal: Contributions from Candidates, Gotham Gazette

April 28, 2009

Lobbying $$ Helps Dumbo Condo Projejct, New York Post

April 27, 2009

The return of government reform to Albany?, Staten Island Advance

April 26, 2009

Bill, Aides are Pen$ion Pals, New York Post

April 24, 2009

New York Ethics Panel Is Asked to Investigate Kennedy Leaks, New York Times


April 22, 2009

Civic groups push for election law and ethics reforms, Press & 

Government watchdogs push for New York campaign reform, Staten Island Advance

April 19, 2009

Focus on Ethics, The Post-Standard

April 16, 2009

The Brooklyn Paper: Marty’s borough haul continues, The Brooklyn Paper

April 10, 2009

Mayor Bloomberg gets flack for talking up campaign ads on his weekly public service radio show, New York Daily News

April 6, 2009

School system keeps us in dark – parents, New York Daily News

April 5, 2009

State Budget Causes State Of Confusion, State Of Earmarks, 

Rep. Anthony Weiner’s bid to save hospital may be tied to mayor bid, New York Daily News


March 31, 2009

House Pols Lease Pricey Cars With Tax Dollars, NBC News

March 24, 2009

At Open Gov’t Meetup, Techies Strategize, The New York Observer

March 20th, 2009

Answer this letter: High-powered New Yorkers demand state Senate leaders save the MTA, New York Daily News

March 15, 2009

Borough presidents spend our tax bucks but New Yorkers get little back, New York Daily News

March 13, 2009

DA, architects ask questions about Carrion’s home, Associated Press

March 10, 2009

White House official’s home repairs questioned, 

White House official’s home repairs questioned, Staten Island Advance

March 6, 2009

Special Elections: Better than the Alternative?, Gotham Gazette

February 25, 2009

Avella the Underdog, Gotham Gazette

February 18, 2009 

Study: Few outside the rich and powerful fund state election campaigns | | Democrat and Chronicle, Democrat and Chronicle 

Odds And Ends, The Daily Politics 

115 donors spend large, Time Union

February 17, 2009 

Report: $94 million for New York legislative races, Forbes 

Watchdogs Challenge Dems: Now is time for campaign finance reform, Legislative Gazette

February 15, 2009 

Close ties undo ‘Judge Sue:’ City gets venue changed in $1M slip-&-fall case, Daily News

February 13, 2009 

Bloomberg Rivals Used Money Loophole Up to ’08 Ban, New York Times

February 4, 2009 

Ethics experts support merger, Times Union 

A New Call for State Ethics Reform, Gotham Gazette

February 3, 2009

Recent Scandals bring call for reform, Legislative Gazette

January 28, 2009

Investigan ex funcionaria hispana Novello era comisionada de salud en NY, Univision

January 21, 2009

Schmooze Christine Quinn and get bills passed, cross her and get nowhere, say pols, Daily News

January 15, 2009
A Rainy-Day State of the City, Politicker NY
Bloomberg out of touch: Weiner, YourNabe

January 14, 2009 

Weiner Blasts Bloomberg, But Doesn’t Declare Candidacy For Mayor | | Queens Gazette, Queens Gazette

January 13, 2009 

Feerick leaving CPI, Capitol Confidential

Blame Mike for City’s Money Mess – Weiner, New York Daily News 

Weiner Targets City Pensions, New York Post 

Sounding Like a Rival, Weiner Attacks Bloomberg, The New York Times

January 12, 2009

Weiner Lays Out Campaign Strategy, Gotham Gazette 

Weiner Tries to Out-Bloomberg Bloomberg on Budget Management, Politicker NY

January 11, 2009

Anthony Weiner will try to fight his way out of Mayor Bloomberg’s shadow, New York Daily News 

Mayor Bloomberg never kept promise to start Charter review panel, New York Daily News

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