Government

Fracking
10:37 am
Mon August 19, 2013

Anti-fracking protesters anticipating Obama's visit to NY

Anti fracking protesters in New York are making plans to greet President Obama when he tours the upstate region later this week.


Superstorm Sandy Recovery
8:54 am
Wed August 14, 2013

Sandy lawyers start urging lawsuits

Breezy Point, NY (Oct. 30th 2012)
Credit Charles Lane

Lawyers working with Superstorm Sandy victims are warning of fast approaching insurance deadlines. The pro bono Disaster Relief Clinic at Touro Law School is beginning to push clients toward suing insurance companies in order to keep from getting shortchanged.

Government
10:03 am
Tue August 13, 2013

Person with connection to NY Speaker Silver under investigation

William Rapfogel, CEO of the Metropolitan Council on Jewish Poverty (left) with NY House Speaker Sheldon Silver
Credit metcouncil.org

The husband of a senior aid to New York Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver has been fired from his job at a top New York City not-for- profit, and is under criminal investigation by the State Attorney General.

Politics
9:42 am
Tue August 13, 2013

Poll finds New Yorkers embarrassed by Weiner and Spitzer

A new poll finds most New Yorkers are embarrassed by the candidacies of Anthony Weiner and Eliot Spitzer for Mayor and Comptroller of New York City. The Siena College poll also finds that Governor Cuomo, in contrast, is enjoying a minor rebound with voters.


Superstorm Sandy Recovery
9:35 am
Tue August 13, 2013

Conn. will start collecting applications for federal Sandy relief no later than Sept. 1

Gov. Dannel Malloy briefing HUD Secretary Shaun Donovan at Washington Village public housing in Norwalk
Credit Ebong Udoma

Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy says the state will begin collecting applications for federal Superstorm Sandy assistance no later than Sept 1. The governor visited a beach in Milford and a public housing complex in Norwalk damaged by the storm with US Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Shaun Donovan on Monday.

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