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City Council members get a lesson-on the City Council

capitalnewyork.com — Seven months into their terms, members are getting briefed on the basics.
Jul 22, 2014

Freshmen Council members requested a mock Stated Meeting along with a brief history of the Council capi.tl/1r40qkQ

Jul 22, 2014

The New York City Council is teaching the City Council how to City Council — scoop via @SallyGold capi.tl/1r40qkQ @capitalnewyork

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Cuomo campaign focusing TV spots on New York City market

capitalnewyork.com — Tweet Share on Facebook Share on Tumblr Print ALBANY-Governor Andrew Cuomo is focusing the vast majority of his television campaign advertising on the New York City market, according to FCC files reviewed by Capital. Cuomo's television ad spending, which outpaces Republican gubernatorial candidate Rob Astorino's at a rate of 17 to 1, bought him 357 spots on networks in the New York City broadcast market.
Jul 22, 2014

RT @JimmyVielkind: Ad buys show @NYGovCuomo is focusing his air war in the NYC market, with Syracuse coming in second (by @WillBrunelle) capitalnewyork.com/article/albany…

Jul 22, 2014

RT @JimmyVielkind: Ad buys show @NYGovCuomo is focusing his air war in the NYC market, with Syracuse coming in second (by @WillBrunelle) capitalnewyork.com/article/albany…

Jul 22, 2014

Ad buys show @NYGovCuomo is focusing his air war in the NYC market, with Syracuse coming in second (by @WillBrunelle) capitalnewyork.com/article/albany…

Miller: Brooklyn Bridge flags not terror-related

capitalnewyork.com — Bridge towers not 'critical for structural integrity'

Bratton: 'No change at all' in Broken Windows

capitalnewyork.com — Commissioner expects retraining entire NYPD in wake of Eric Garner's death.

Alan Murray named Fortune editor, Andy Serwer out

capitalnewyork.com — Fortune named a new editor today in the first major masthead handoffs since its parent company, Time Inc., began trading as a standalone magazine publisher.
Jul 22, 2014

Fortune newsstand sales "up nearly 30 percent year-on-year during the last six months of 2013.” How?? capi.tl/1nQM43n via @joepompeo

Jul 22, 2014

Bit more color on today's change at @Fortune: No secret Time Inc. brass looking for a new editor, clock was ticking capi.tl/1nQM43n

Casino bidders seek local property tax breaks

capitalnewyork.com — Tweet Share on Facebook Share on Tumblr Print ALBANY-Several casino bidders who say their proposed projects would help revitalize upstate communities are also seeking tens of millions of dollars in local property tax breaks.
Jul 22, 2014

Wouldn't this undermine one of the key arguments in favor of casino legalization? capitalnewyork.com/article/albany…

Jul 22, 2014

#Casino bidders in the Hudson Valley seek local property tax breaks citing stiff competition in Orange County capitalnewyork.com/article/albany…

Jul 22, 2014

From Laura @Nahmias: Why are New York's potential casino operators asking for property tax breaks? capitalnewyork.com/article/albany…

Bloomberg to travel to Israel on El Al

capitalnewyork.com — Former mayor makes show of solidarity during Gaza invasion

Head of principals union says contract talks at impasse

capitalnewyork.com — Ernest Logan, president of the city's principals union, told his members on Tuesday that contract negotiations with the city are at an impasse over lump sum payments. In a statement emailed to principals and forwarded to reporters, Logan said the Department of Education and city "took an outrageous position on lump sum payments due from prior years, which is unfair to thousands of members, current and future."

De Blasio names members for land use, preservation boards

capitalnewyork.com — Mayor Bill de Blasio has nominated a new commissioner to the Board of Standards and Appeals-a somewhat obscure but still important panel that handles land use matters. He is also seeking to appoint two new members to the Landmarks Preservation Commission.

Maloney, Gibson urge FERC to abandon capacity zone

capitalnewyork.com — Tweet Share on Facebook Share on Tumblr Print Hudson Valley congressmen Chris Gibson, a Republican, and Sean Patrick Maloney, a Democrat, sent a letter to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission this week urging them to abandon the Lower Hudson Valley Capacity Zone.