Gov. Andrew Cuomo has received $361,500 and the Legislature has raked in more than $1 million from gambling interests leading up to the Nov. 5 casino referendum which is being challenged in court, according to a new report.
The 87th Annual Feast of San Gennaro begins today on Mulberry Street in Manhattan. The festival of Italian culture, food, and more runs daily through Sunday, September 22. More info at the website.
Business groups as well as progressive social service groups told New York officials they must put an end to decades of targeted, often politically fueled tax breaks and, instead, fairly cut taxes to turn around one of the country's worst business climates.
Former Gov. David Paterson says he may run for Congress if Rep. Charles Rangel retires.
Six New York City mayoral candidates will spend a night in a Harlem public housing building to highlight conditions in the city-run system.