Joseph Percoco convicted on three counts

Joseph Percoco convicted on three counts

BY KATHY KAHN Some call it money—in Albany, Joseph Percoco and his cronies called it “ziti.” After eight weeks of both trial and jury deliberation, Joseph Percoco, referred to as a “third son” by Governor Andrew Cuomo’s father, former Governor Mario Cuomo, has been found guilty of conspiracy to commit wire fraud and solicitation of […]

Lowey Urges Trump to Nominate NHTSA Administrator

Lowey Urges Trump to Nominate NHTSA Administrator

Lowey to President: “You owe it to the families of each victim to nominate a qualified NHTSA Administrator so this agency can continue its life-saving work.” PRESS RELEASE Congresswoman Nita Lowey (D-NY17/Rockland-Westchester), Ranking Member on the House Appropriations Committee, last week sent a letter to President Trump urging him to nominate a highly-qualified individual to […]

DAVE’S DIALOGUE: College scholarships available for academics and athletics

DAVE’S DIALOGUE: College scholarships available for academics and athletics

COLUMN BY STATE SENATOR DAVID CARLUCCI College tuition is often a burdensome expense and every little bit helps. That is why I am excited to announce that the New York Conference of Italian-American State Legislators is now accepting student applications for college scholarships for the 2018-2019 school year. There are two academic and two athletic […]

Empire Center Wins Access to Full NYC Pension Records

Empire Center Wins Access to Full NYC Pension Records

After a two-year legal battle followed by two years of additional delays, the New York City Employee Retirement System (NYCERS) has released the full pension records for its retired members. The records are now posted at SeeThroughNY.net, the Empire Center’s government transparency website. As of 2016, NYCERS had 137,694 total retirees, including those from the Transit Authority, Health […]

David’s Dialogue: Paid Family Leave Seminar on February 26th

David’s Dialogue: Paid Family Leave Seminar on February 26th

Column by State Senator David Carlucci On Monday, February 26 at 6 p.m. I am holding a seminar at the Clarkstown Town Hall for employees and employers to discuss paid family leave. I know people may have questions about how it works since it just took effect this year. I worked to pass paid family leave legislation, […]