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Mayor Announces Governors Island Board

A few months ago, the Governor and Mayor agreed to transfer Governors Island from an ESDC subsidiary whose appointees were half from the City and half from the State (with chairmanship rotating between the two sides periodically) to a new

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Campaign public finance in 2013? Don’t bank on it.

The United States Supreme Court has granted a stay(.pdf) preventing the distribution of public matching funds in the Arizona gubernatorial election, pending their decision to hear an appeal from a 9th Circuit opinion upholding the law. Some commentators think it’s

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Posted in 2013 Mayoral campaign, Bill Thompson, Bloomberg, New York, Supreme Court

New York City- the friendliest place on earth

Who could disagree with Mick Dundee’s 1986 characterization? Richard Mason: New York City, Mr. Dundee. Home to seven million people. Michael J. "Crocodile" Dundee: That’s incredible. Imagine seven million people all wanting to live together. Yeah, New York must be

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Posted in Bloomberg, Dan Doctoroff, New York, New York City, PlanYC, Robert Lebier
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