Skelos and Son Indicted on Corruption Charges [Photo: Beyond My Ken, Wikimedia Commons]
There was an unusally massive turnout at New York Law School's annual City Law breakfast this morning, causing some guests to be funneled into an overflow room. All this commotion was to hear from US Attorney Preet Bharara.
A Controversial statue may no longer have a home in Queens.
New York Congressman Anthony Weiner joined other Queens lawmakers in demanding that the City remove what they see as a “sexist” statue and eyesore in Kew Gardens, Queens. Wiener wants the city to put the statue up for sale on Craigslist to raise money for the borough.
The Newark City Council introduced a new measure today to toughen pay-to-play restrictions for developers.
The proposed ordinance, sponsored by West Ward Councilman Ron Rice, would prohibit developers from donating to politicians, political parties, and political action committees from the time a worksite is identified to the time a contract is awarded.