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Cuomo, lawmakers pull not-funny prank on NY voters

Gov. Andrew Cuomo and New York’s legislative leaders apparently have decided that April Fools is the perfect day for a not-at-all-funny prank on Empire State voters. After months extolling the virtues of a “Fair Elections” public financing plan for New York’s scandal-plagued elections, and even including money for it in his annual budget proposal, Cuomo […]

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Cuomo to include public financing in budget plan

There’s some encouraging news today out of New York. Gov. Andrew Cuomo apparently is ready to take another stab at reforming the Empire State’s scandal-ridden politics. The New York Times reports that Cuomo will unveil a budget plan this week that includes funds for a public financing system for state political campaigns. The governor’s proposal […]

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Victory on Fire Island

Bowing the pressure from public interest groups, local elected officials, and regulators in Washington and Albany, Verizon just announced that they will build fiber optic service to affected Fire Island residents.

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