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Compared to Bharara, Fishman says little

Indictment details role of Christie allies in Bridgegate

capitalnewyork.com — NEWARK-Top allies of Governor Chris Christie of New Jersey conspired to close lanes leading to the George Washington Bridge, an act of political retribution against a small-town mayor who refused to endorse the Republican's re-election bid, a grand jury alleges in a nine-count indictment unsealed Friday.

Cuomo releases ‘preliminary’ LaGuardia ideas, via the Port

capitalnewyork.com — Six months after Governor Andrew Cuomo appeared near LaGuardia Airport with Vice President Joe Biden to announce a master plan competition for the region's airports, a Cuomo appointee described some of the governor's "preliminary recommendations" at a Port Authority board meeting on Thursday.

Port head promises a less-perishable Newark AirTrain

capitalnewyork.com — Tweet Share on Facebook Share on Tumblr Print Faced with the imminent aging-out of the AirTrain to Newark after just 19 years in service, the head of the Port Authority says the next version will be a lot sturdier. "We don't want to repeat that mistake," said Port Authority executive director Pat Foye, during a question-and-answer session with reporters.

Public housing advocates eye untapped subsidy

capitalnewyork.com — Tweet Share on Facebook Share on Tumblr Print Councilman Ritchie Torres hopes the mayor will be realistic when he unveils his big plan to fix New York City's vast, underfunded public housing authority this May.

In New York, Clinton’s policing prescriptions hit close to home

capitalnewyork.com — In the sun-drenched Low Memorial Library on the campus of Columbia University Wednesday morning, Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton called for a wholesale reform of policing and "excessive incarceration" in the United States. Her proposals coincided with major unrest in Baltimore, but they also hit closer to home.

Talking about Israel, Bloomberg points to Roosevelt Island

capitalnewyork.com — Tweet Share on Facebook Share on Tumblr Print On Tuesday, former mayor Michael Bloomberg pointed to the tech campus an Israeli university is helping build on Roosevelt Island as evidence that ties between America and Israel remain strong, despite a disagreement over Iran's nuclear capabilities.

Cuomo on his third-term ambitions

capitalnewyork.com — Following a short disquisition about how Democrats are "chatterers," and how his administration is doing "exciting things, big things, things that are going to take time but make a phenomenal difference," the governor implied that yes, he is.

Preet Bharara branches out

capitalnewyork.com — In his first speech since a judge rebuked him for trying former Assembly speaker Sheldon Silver in the press, U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara argued that without "public awareness," there can be no reform. "Without public awareness, there is no focus," said Bharara. "Without public awareness, there is no resolve.

Cuomo promises 'timely' redesign of LaGuardia

capitalnewyork.com — Governor Andrew Cuomo brushed off a question on Friday about the status of his big new airport redesign efforts, which critics have said are interfering with a LaGuardia Airport rebuilding plan that's been long in the works.
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May 02, 2015

Useful information if you're choosing between a Bugatti and $4m studio apartment in Manhattan: bloombergview.com/articles/2015-…

May 01, 2015

RT @ryanchutchins: “I don’t comment on culture," U.S. Attorney Paul Fishman said, sounding nothing like his Manhattan counterpart. capi.tl/1I3HNJR

May 01, 2015

Paul Fishman describes his job, in response to a questoin about Bharara's: "My job is much more limited than that” capi.tl/1I3HNJR

May 01, 2015

"it’s not up to me and my office to make that judgmen...with all due respect to my colleague across the river" capi.tl/1I3HNJR

May 01, 2015

RT @AlexSilverman: So, the Port Authority chose 2day 4 this press release: "GEORGE WASHINGTON BRIDGE LANE CLOSURES TO RESUME ON MONDAY" panynj.gov/press-room/pre…

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