Reporter for The Wall Street Journal, covering New York state politics. erica.orden@wsj.com

Sen. Schumer in Tight Spot on Iran Pact

wsj.com — Sen. Charles Schumer is facing some of the fiercest pressure of his career in his own backyard as pro-Israel elected officials and advocacy groups urge him to oppose the nuclear agreement President Barack Obama brokered with Iran.
Jul 30, 2015

Good @eorden story on the tough spot Schumer is in on the Iran deal between president and his Jewish constituents: wsj.com/articles/sen-s…

Jul 30, 2015

RT @jdawsey1: Good @eorden story on the tough spot Schumer is in on the Iran deal between president and his Jewish constituents: wsj.com/articles/sen-s…

Jul 30, 2015

Sen. Charles Schumer in tight spot on Iran agreement on.wsj.com/1Ddr9Xh via @WSJ @eorden

Jul 30, 2015

RT @jdawsey1: Good @eorden story on the tough spot Schumer is in on the Iran deal between president and his Jewish constituents: wsj.com/articles/sen-s…

Jul 30, 2015

RT @jdawsey1: Good @eorden story on the tough spot Schumer is in on the Iran deal between president and his Jewish constituents: wsj.com/articles/sen-s…

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New York panel approves $15 fast-food wage

marketwatch.com — New York state's fast-food wage board on Wednesday recommended raising the minimum wage for that industry to $15 an hour by 2018 in New York City and by 2021 elsewhere in the state. The move gives Gov.

New York Panel Approves $15 Fast-Food Wage

wsj.com — Board recommends $15 minimum wage for fast-food workers in NYC by 2018 for chains with more than 30 locations nationwide New York state's fast-food wage board on Wednesday recommended raising the minimum wage for that industry to $15 an hour by 2018 in New York City and by 2021 elsewhere in the state.
Jul 22, 2015

It's official. New York panel recommends $15 minimum fast-food wage after union-backed group's long fight @eorden on.wsj.com/1CQmomh

Jul 22, 2015

RT @wsjMelanie: It's official. New York panel recommends $15 minimum fast-food wage after union-backed group's long fight @eorden on.wsj.com/1CQmomh

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Spitzer Isn't in the Picture in Albany's Capitol Building

wsj.com — When former Gov. David A. Paterson unveils his official portrait Sunday in the Capitol building in Albany, every ex-New York governor will be represented there-with a single exception: Eliot Spitzer, who resigned in 2008 amid a prostitution scandal. Mr. Paterson, of course, succeeded Mr. Spitzer as governor, after having served as his running mate and lieutenant governor.

Cuomo Campaign Adds $5.2 Million

wsj.com — Though he hasn't committed to pursuing a third term, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has amassed major campaign funds, reporting $12.7 million in cash on hand in a filing with the state Board of Elections Wednesday. Mr. Cuomo, a Democrat who won re-election in November, raised $5.2 million during a six-month fundraising period that ended Saturday.
Jul 16, 2015

Among the new big donors to the Cuomo campaign: Discovery Communications CEO David Zaslav, who gave $50,000. wsj.com/articles/cuomo…

Jul 16, 2015

Hedge funders fuel Cuomo's $12.7M war chest, w/$ from Dan Loeb, Ravenel Boykin Curry IV & Glenview's Larry Robbins on.wsj.com/1V5byhY

Siena Poll: Cuomo Job Performance Rating Hits New Low of 39%

wsj.com — After a bruising finale to the legislative session in Albany, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo's poll numbers have continued to suffer, with his job-performance rating falling to a new low of 39% in a Siena College survey due out Wednesday. Sixty percent of respondents said the Democratic governor is doing a fair or poor job, the poll found.
Jul 15, 2015

Cuomo's latest poll #s: 39% job performance; 49% favorability. Just 34% believe he has improved NYS economy. on.wsj.com/1e0g932

New York Attorney General Schneiderman Builds a $2.3 Million War Chest

wsj.com — Amount underscores Democrat's efforts to prepare for possible run for governor New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman plans to report $2.3 million in cash on hand in his campaign account, according to a person familiar with his July filing with the state Board of Elections, underscoring the Democrat's efforts to prepare for a possible gubernatorial bid.
Jul 15, 2015

RT @klnynews: New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman builds a $2.3 million campaign war chest on.wsj.com/1O5l3Iw via @WSJ

Jul 15, 2015

Schneiderman has a $2.3 million war chest so maaaaaaybe he will run for guv in 2018 via @eorden on.wsj.com/1O5l3Iw

Jul 15, 2015

Weighing possible 2018 gubernatorial bid, Schneiderman will report $2.3M in cash on hand, with $2M in contributions. on.wsj.com/1O5l3Iw

Jul 15, 2015

New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman builds a $2.3 million campaign war chest on.wsj.com/1O5l3Iw via @WSJ

Gun-Control Plan Changes Approved

wsj.com — Cuomo administration, Senate president agree to hold off on plan for background checks for ammunition sales New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo's administration and the Senate president agreed Friday to suspend a plan for a system of background checks on ammunition sales in New York, according to a legal memo.
Jul 11, 2015

Third explanation of SAFE Act memo sent out by Cuomo admin since last night. wsj.com/articles/gun-c… pic.twitter.com/u2zmKLJxbO

Gov. Andrew Cuomo Taps Attorney General in Police Deadly Force Cases

wsj.com — 'This situation that we're addressing is a crisis' New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Wednesday issued an executive order granting the state attorney general the authority to prosecute cases in which a police officer kills a civilian, addressing what he called "a crisis of confidence" in the criminal-justice system.
Jul 08, 2015

Citing "crisis of confidence" in criminal-justice system, Cuomo taps AG as special prosecutor in deadly force cases on.wsj.com/1UBRrrl

Jul 08, 2015

Eric Garner's mother on special prosecutor appt: “It doesn’t answer all Qs, but it is a step in the right direction” on.wsj.com/1UBRrrl

Jul 08, 2015

RT @eorden: Eric Garner's mother on special prosecutor appt: “It doesn’t answer all Qs, but it is a step in the right direction” on.wsj.com/1UBRrrl

Cuomo’s Bid to Make Albany Work Was Tested

wsj.com — ALBANY-It has been perhaps New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo 's proudest overarching achievement, one he touted repeatedly during his first term and throughout his re-election campaign: his ability to make government work. "For many years, Albany was total gridlock," Mr. Cuomo told reporters last year on the campaign trail.
Jun 26, 2015

Cuomo’s biggest promise in Albany - to make the Capitol functional - is looking increasingly dim. @eorden story: wsj.com/articles/cuomo…

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Aug 03, 2015

More on @amyschumer/@SenSchumer presser, which addresses the Louisiana shooting inside screening of "Trainwreck" pic.twitter.com/4BBRnkF2bK

Aug 03, 2015

Inbox: double Schumer presser! @amyschumer and @SenSchumer "will team up to launch a major push to address gun violence" at 11am.

Aug 02, 2015

RT @sbanjo: Dear Twitter: My Mom's in need of a kidney donor. Can you please share widely? The more who see, the closer we'll get pic.twitter.com/wzLXGEGGjH

Aug 02, 2015

"Tester...said Schumer would have 'none, zero, nada' sway over his vote. 'Don’t tell Chuck that,' Tester joked." politico.com/story/2015/08/…

Aug 02, 2015

RT @emrosenberg: Thirteen people shot at BK house party last night nydn.us/1OItgCP

Jul 31, 2015

Huma sent "about 1,592 emails" per month while working for HRC at State on.wsj.com/1Dfsixr via @WSJ

Jul 31, 2015

RT @seecmb: State Dept. spells Philippe Reines 8 ways in the Clinton emails ... pic.twitter.com/PTptBTz4IN

Jul 31, 2015

RT @ZackFinkNews: As @bcuza, who sits right across from me has brilliantly pointed out the Queens distribution 4 medmar is across the street from White Castle

Jul 31, 2015

RT @danmericaCNN: Cheryl Mills to Hillary Clinton: “You shake your tail feathers girl!” pic.twitter.com/VN5SLrzyqV

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