Gov. Cuomo’s contempt for the public

Gov. Cuomo’s contempt for the public

By MIKE LONG Lord Acton, the great English statesman, famously observed that “power tends to corrupt, and absolute power corrupts absolutely.” After almost 30 months as New York’s governor, Andrew Cuomo has left no doubt that his most important governing principle is acquiring more political power, not advancing the public good. The overriding issue for […]

So-Called Campaign Finance Reform is a Recipe for Political Corruption

BY DEAN SKELOS The recent scandals involving Democratic politicians from New York City have led a number of self-styled “reformers” to argue that the solution to cleaning up government lies in passing a public campaign finance bill. It’s really code for funding their political campaigns with your tax dollars. I can’t think of a worse idea. […]

Rangers Survive, Now Can they Thrive?

BY CHAYIM TAUBER Survive. It’s been a Rangers motto all season and it’s never been more applicable than it is now in their first round playoff matchup against the Washington Capitals. “Survive” becomes a motto when you’re gameplan is to rely on your goaltender to hold the opposition scoreless (or pretty near to it) while […]

GOVERNOR CUOMO ANNOUNCES ANOTHER HOUSING EXTENSION FOR SANDY VICTIMS

Transitional Sheltering Assistance Program extended in NY for an additional 28 days Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced that the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), at the request of the State of New York, has approved a 28-day extension to the Transitional Sheltering Assistance (TSA) program beginning on May 1st, which was the deadline for […]