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April 10, 2013
A.M. Roundup: Cuomo bill would create new charges, Times Union

April 10, 2013
Cuomo anti-bribery plan boosts D.A. prosecution powers, Gannett

April 10, 2013
New York proposes new laws against public corruption, Reuters

April 10, 2013
Cuomo offers anti-corruption act, Times Union

April 9, 2013
Cuomo Offers Plan to Fight Corruption After Arrests, New York Times

April 9, 2013
The Qualities of the Squid, as Observed in the Capitol, New York Times

April 8, 2013
Negative TV Ads Target Quinn, Wall Street Journal

April 8, 2013
Advocates Offer Solutions For Campaign Finance Woes, NY1

April 8, 2013
Public corruption next on Editorial Spotlight, The Journal News

April 8, 2013
Governor plans to clean up Albany, YNN

April 8, 2013
Council Speaker Christine Quinn calls $1 million ad blitz by group of liberal opponents, New York City is Not for Sale 2013, a 'disgrace', NY Daily News

April 7, 2013
Post-Bloomberg anxiety increases, Crain's



April 7, 2014




Can Anything Be Done About Corruption In Albany?, Gotham Gazette

April 5, 2013
New York politics: Scared straight or ripe for reform?, Reuters

April 5, 2013
'Pots of money' can be ripe for abuse, Times Union

April 5, 2013
New York assemblyman public corruption informant since 2009, Gannett

April 5, 2013
Wiretaps shed light on New York corruption, Gannett

April 4, 2013
U.S. charges New York assemblyman, others with corruption, Reuters

April 4, 2013
U.S. slaps more New York politicians with corruption charges, Reuters

April 4, 2013
Curbing Corruption in New York Politics, Epoch Times

April 4, 2013
In New York, Calls for Reform Amid Corruption, Epoch Times

April 3, 2013
Halloran/Smith Scandal Quickly Becomes Latest Mayoral Drama for Quinn, The Village Voice

April 3, 2013, Wall Street Journal

April 3, 2013
Editorial: Dan Halloran charges put spotlight on 'member items', AM New York

April 3, 2013
Malcolm Smith didn't factor in the mayor's race, but his scandal may, Capital New York

April 3, 2013
Quinn defends member items but definitely not Dan Halloran, Capital New York

April 3, 2013
Ex-Senate leader's arrest adds to Albany's history of scandal, Democrat and Chronicle

April 3, 2013, NY1

April 3, 2013, WNYC

April 3, 2013
The Brian Lehrer Show: NY Corruption; N. Korea Threat; Digestion; Gun Rules, WNYC

April 2, 2013
Arrests Affect Many Layers of Politics, The Wall Street Journal

April 2, 2013
Rivals Use Dan Halloran to Hit Christine Quinn, Politicker

April 2, 2013
Alleged abuse prompts calls for reform, The Insider Blog | Crain's New York Business

April 2, 2013
Corruption Case Reaches Coalition Leading State Senate, The New York Times

April 2, 2013
Another political scandal rocks N.Y., USA Today

April 1, 2013
Albany passes third on-time budget, Legislative Gazette

March 27, 2013
Lawmakers criticized for 'vampire' budget's finale, The Wall Street Journal

March 27, 2013
Democrats support, oppose and muddle a police-oversight bill, Capital New York

March 27, 2013
Senate passes budget, gets mixed reviews, Legislative Gazette

March 27, 2013
State lawmakers rush to finish budget before end of Holy Week and may pull all-day session Thursday, NY Daily News

March 27, 2013
Assembly to finish budget bills Thursday, The Poughkeepsie Journal

March 26, 2013
Albany Lawmakers Pull an All-Nighter to Push Budget, The Wall Street Journal

March 26, 2013
Libous: Good-government advocates should ?get real jobs?, Politics on the Hudson

March 25, 2013
Grant Flows To Troubled Nonprofit, The Wall Street Journal

March 24, 2013
Donohue: Lack of security cameras at NYC subway stations threatens safety, hinders criminal investigations, NY Daily News

March 18, 2013
Lever voting machines are gone, but not forgotten, Home Reporter News

March 13, 2013
GLYNN: Citizens get a new pipeline to state government, Niagara Gazette

March 12, 2013
Mash-Up (Crains), The Insider Blog | Crain's New York Business

March 11, 2013
COOG?s Freeman and Citizens Union?s Dadey Discuss New Open Government Site, YNN Capital Tonight

March 10, 2013
Civilian Power Rises on Police Review Board, The Wall Street Journal

March 4, 2013
Runoff a problem for NYC Board of Elections, ABC7

March 4, 2013
Sen. Tony Avella Refuses Committee Stipend, New York Daily News

March 1, 2013
New Investigation Finds High Anti-psychotic Use in Nursing Homes, WNYC (Gotham Gazette)

March 1, 2013
Business groups call for campaign finance reform, Legislative Gazette

February 25, 2013
Civics math question for city school, Editorial -

February 25, 2013
Civic web news pioneer retools for 2013, New York World (Gotham Gazette)

February 22, 2013
Is New York City The Best Place In the World For Open Data? We Find Out March 7, TechPresident

February 22, 2013
New York Mayoral Candidates Weigh in on Budget Reform, The Epoch Times

February 21, 2013
Sen. Malcolm Smith spent donor dollars at restaurants, hotels, TimesLedger

February 20, 2013
Andrew Cuomo emerging as women?s champion,

February 20, 2013
On abortion, Andrew Cuomo emerges as women's champion, Newsday

February 19, 2013
City Council Members Fear Budget Revenge if They Don't Endorse Quinn, New York

February 14, 2013
Eyes Are On State Ethics Commission's Handling Of Lopez Allegations,

February 13, 2013
Source: JCOPE Report Is On Vito Lopez, New York Daily News

February 10, 2013
With new partnership in the State Senate, Bronx�pol Klein says coalitions are the way to get things done, NY Daily News

February 8, 2013
BOE Coup May Lead To New Leader,

February 7, 2013
Citizens Union sticks up for two GOP commissioners, - The Insider, Crain's New York Business

February 5, 2013
Mark-Viverito's plight, and other redistricting insights, The Insider | Crain's New York Business

February 5, 2013
Newest electoral district plan places impressive focus on ethnic minorities (in Chinese), The China Press

February 5, 2013
Document Drop: NYC Redistricting Map Redux, NY Daily News

February 4, 2013
Brooklyn District Attorney hopeful Ken Thompson�returns $5K campaign donation from prison firm, NY Daily News

February 2, 2013
Letter: Vote yes to put fairness on map, Albany Times Union

January 31, 2013
Yonkers Republicans blast Democratic redistricting plan again, Politics on the Hudson

January 31, 2013
Report: Teacher 'Bar Exam' Gains Traction, SchoolBook

January 30, 2013
Community View: Public campaign financing would level playing field, The Journal News

January 30, 2013
Trial for John Liu?s Staff Set to Begin in NYC, Epoch Times

January 25, 2013
Assemblywoman Galef to Hold Town Meetings Throughout 95th NYS Assembly District, Ossining-Croton On Hudson Patch

January 25, 2013
Latimer Changes Position On Redistricting Amendment, Politics on the Hudson

January 25, 2013
Some Critical Of Albany's Transparency Efforts, NY1

January 25, 2013
Climate Panel Grapples with Urban Future,

January 23, 2013
Redistricting set to come up, amid hiccups, Capitol Confidential, Albany Times Union

January 23, 2013
Senate Approves Second Passage Of Redistricting Amendment, YNN Capital Tonight

January 23, 2013
Redistricting panel gets another overhaul, Times Union

January 19, 2013
Mainstream media to track John Liu Fundraising Scandal (in Chinese), New Tang Dynasty Television

January 17, 2013
Members of John Liu's staff have raised lots of cash on his behalf - as well as eyebrows, NY Daily News

January 17, 2013
City political campaigns could become members-only affairs, The New York World

January 17, 2013
Gun law: 'Message of necessity' or politics?, Albany Times Union

January 16, 2013
Presto: A Gun Law. Agreement is welcome, though awfully sudden, Syracuse Post-Standard

, Syracuse Post-Standard

January 16, 2013
Cuomo Signs New Gun Control Law,

January 15, 2013
Critics assail Cuomo's gun deal as secret, rushed, Wall Street Journal (Associated Press)

January 15, 2013
Newtown and the Reputation of the Teaching Profession, NBC New York

January 15, 2013
Critics Blast Cuomo's Gun Deal as Secret, Rushed, NBC New York

January 15, 2013
Cuomo scores another victory, but his motives are questioned, Press & Sun-Bulletin

January 11, 2013
New Bronx pols Mark Gjonaj, Andy King eager to dispel  poor image left by those who preceded them in office, NY Daily News

January 11, 2013
Campaign Finance Board fires back at City Council, The New York World

January 10, 2013
Debate Over Campaign Finance Reform Continues, NY1

January 10, 2013
A Guide To The Senate Rules Changes, YNN Capital Tonight

January 10, 2013
Business leaders applaud moves to improve education policy, but question raising the minimum wage (in Chinese),

January 9, 2013
A Serious Slew Of SOS Statements, Daily Politics, NY Daily News

January 8, 2013
Under Public Scrutiny, Council Redistricting Effort Begins Anew, NY1

January 7, 2013
Citizens Union: Here's How To Fix Those NYC Redistricting Maps, Daily Politics, NY Daily News


December 31, 2012
Ana Komnenic: The Flow of Money in New York State Politics, Huffington Post

December 26, 2012
Our view: NY election reform must happen in 2013, Auburn Citizen

December 20, 2012
Senate's First Test: Reformers pin hopes on Legislature's opening, Syracuse Post Standard

December 19, 2012
Council Speaker to Amend Campaign Finance Proposal, The New York Times

December 18, 2012
Good-Government Groups Have Some Reform Suggestions, YNN Capital Tonight

December 17, 2012
Analysis: Campaign Finance Reform Takes a Step Forward in Albany, NBC New York


December 15, 2012
Board of Elections recommends "early" voting (in Chinese), World Journal


December 13, 2012
Guest Viewpoint: Incumbents won big in election, not fracking, The Ithaca Journal |


December 12, 2012
Schneiderman?s new campaign disclosure rules, Capitol Confidential (Albany Times Union)


December 11, 2012
Christine Quinn Delays Action on Campaign Spending Bill, The New York Times


December 8, 2012
City Council in battle with Campaign Finance Board over rules on union contributions, New York Post


December 7, 2012
Quinn Lashed On Campaign Legislation, The Wall Street Journal


December 7, 2012
Quinn Supports Loosening Rules on Campaign Spending by Unions, The New York TimesDecember 6, 2012
NY Election Postmortem Focuses on Poll Workers, Epoch Times

December 5, 2012
Unpopular vote, The New York World


December 4, 2012
Editorial: Rockland party boss shouldn't run elections, Newsday


December 4, 2012
Analysis: Albany Needs to Let More Sunshine In, NBC New York


December 4, 2012
Redistricting Plan Withdrawn By Commission That Created It, NY1


December 4, 2012
Senate Majority Coalition forms, Albany Times Union


November 27, 2012
Council Candidate Uses Race, Religion as Basis for an Attack, The Wall Street Journal


November 21, 2012
Council Redistricting: Final District Lines Draw Praise, Criticism, Queens Tribune


November 15, 2012
Trying to fix what?s broken in New York elections, Home Reporter News


November 14, 2012
Citizens Union Wants Assemblywoman Arroyo's Primary Day Activities Investigated, The Daily Politics | New York Daily News


November 10, 2012
State opens spigot on political advertising, Albany Times Union


November 8, 2012
State Legislators May Vote Themselves A Big Pay Raise,


November 5, 2012
Dadey says affidavits will add to confusion, Capitol Confidential


November 5, 2012
Good-government group files complaint over ?Common Sense Principles?, Albany Watch


November 5, 2012
Cuomo: Displaced voters can cast 'provisional' ballots Tuesday, Newsday


November 5, 2012
Gov. Cuomo: New Yorkers can vote at any polling station because of Hurricane Sandy, New York Daily News


November 2012
In Vote-Counting, Human Errors Still Creep In, Governing


October 24, 2012
Now May Be the Time for Campaign Finance Reform, NBC New York


October 22, 2012
Sheldon Silver's Counsel Raises Eyebrows With Laywer Pick, New York Daily News


October 21, 2012
New York lawmakers get taxpayer funds to sleep in second homes in Albany, New York Post


October 19, 2012
Some Brooklyn City Council Members Not Earning Those Lulus, Daily News Study Shows, New York Daily News


October 19, 2012
Addabbo, Ulrich debate in New York State 15th Senate District, Queens Chronicle


October 19, 2012
Citizens Union endorses 2 Staten Island Republicans, 1 Democrat, (Staten Island Advance)


October 18, 2012
Boro's most (and least) diligent on City Council, New York Daily News


October 18, 2012
Furor over NY Assembly member?s partisan mailing, New York Post


October 18, 2012
City Redistricting: Minority Groups Find New Lines Unacceptable, Queens Tribune


October 18, 2012
FOIL joins reform menu, Albany Times Union


October 17, 2012
Proposed Districts Remove Power From Bronx Neighborhoods, The Bronx Times &


October 17, 2012
Generally Speaking: Week of October 18, Home Reporter News


October 17, 2012
GOP Eyes Borough?s State Senate Seats, Queens Gazette


October 16, 2012
District Leader Announces Voter Education Forum at CB 14 Meeting, Ditmas Park, NY Patch


October 16, 2012
On Campus, Columbia News


October 14, 2012
NY sticks with absentee voting, despite early voting benefits, Queens Campaign


October 9, 2012
Some NYC Voters Want To Switch Parties To Vote In Democratic Primaries, NY1


October 3, 2012
Campaign finance firepower gathers, Capitol Confidential


October 3, 2012
Experts foresee storm clouds for New York, Crain's New York Business


September 28, 2012
City Council grades mayor?s report card, The New York World


September 27, 2012
Defeated Bronx candidate sues Board of Elections, incumbent - New York Daily News, NY Daily News


September 21, 2012
Report: Silver family voting comes under more scrutiny, Capital New York


September 19, 2012
Up Close: Lopez Scandal, ABC Eyewitness News NY


September 19, 2012
City Hall: Last Year Shows A Rise In Local Major Felony Crimes, NY1


September 19, 2012
New York?s Low Voter Turnout Conundrum, The Epoch Times


September 17, 2012
Seiler: How can we replace Ravi Batra?, Albany Times Union


September 14, 2012
Brad Hoylman Wins Handily in Senate Primary, Gay City News


September 13, 2012
From our Dan Beekman: Longtime state Assemblywoman..., New York Daily News


September 13, 2012
Ethics Board Impeded by Secrecy Rules, WNYC


September 12, 2012
Meet the Candidates for Surrogate Court Judges, Manhattan Times


September 12, 2012
NYS Assembly Speaker Silver Criticized For Hosting Fundraiser On 9/11, CBS New York


September 12, 2012
Iannece, Rozic gain support after controversy, Queens Times Ledger


September 11, 2012
NYC Board of Elections upgrades reporting process, Associated PressSeptember 10, 2012
State's Role in Silver/Lopez Scandal, The Brian Lehrer Show: WNYC

August 21, 2012

Hoylman Longest on Specifics, Repeatedly a Target in Debate With Broad Agreement, Gay City News

August 21, 2012
Brad Hoylman Touts Experience in Debate for Tom Duane's State Senate Seat,

August 16, 2012
Online voter registration set, Albany Times Union

August 13, 2012
NYC Districting Commission begins public hearings, The Wall Street Journal

August 12, 2012
For half of New York Senate races, incumbents have no challengers, | Democrat and Chronicle

August 5, 2012
Senator's Property Records Highlight Gap, Wall Street Journal

August 4, 2012
NY campaign money laws: A 'license' to spend, Press & Sun-Bulletin, Gannett

July 28, 2012
Brooklyn boss Vito Lopez living large on union dime, New York Post

July 27, 2012
After Seabrook Conviction, Role Of Political Clubs Examined, NY1

July 19, 2012
Traveling the world on the campaign's dime, legally, Capital New York

July 19, 2012
State Sen. Malcolm Smith's Got A Ticket To Ride, New York Daily News

July 18, 2012
BOE Considers Moving Up Mayoral Primary, NY1

July 17, 2012
Citizens Union: Modernize NYC Board of Elections, Legislative Gazette

July 17, 2012
Board Of Elections Presents Solutions To Election Night Woes, NY1

July 16, 2012
A Look Into Gov. Cuomo's Campaign Fundraising, NY1

July 15, 2012
Quinn's pile of cash, New York Daily News

July 10, 2012
New York City Elections Board Chafes at Criticism, but Seeks Improvements, New York Times

July 19, 2012
Traveling the world on the campaign's dime, legally, Capital New York

, Capital New York

July 19, 2012
State Sen. Malcolm Smith's Got A Ticket To Ride, New York Daily News

July 17, 2012
Citizens Union: Modernize NYC Board of Elections, Legislative Gazette

July 15, 2012
Quinn's pile of cash, New York Daily News

June 13, 2012
Let voters have a say in redistricting reform - Times Union, Albany Times Union

June 4, 2012
Duane to NYC: 'I Want To Come Home', The Empire, WNYC

May 31, 2012
The Daily Q: What has the mayor won in end runs around City Council?, The New York World

May 20, 2012
Charles Rangel campaign manager explains how he won an endorsement, New York Post

May 19, 2012
Will Republicans use Troopergate playbook to pursue Libous leak?, Press & Sun-Bulletin

May 12, 2012
Joel Klein tight with charter school lobbyists, emails shows, New York Daily News

May 9, 2012
Quinn's Persistent Gadflies, The Wall Street Journal

May 2, 2012
City Council funds go to lawmakers with the most political clout, New York Post

May 2, 2012
Funds for Council Members Should be Based on Need Not Politics, WNYC

May 1, 2012
Citizens Union Report: City Council Speaker Has Too Much Discretion On Discretionary Spending, New York Daily News

May 1, 2012
3 Brooklyn Democrats were best at stuffing coffers with pulled pork, New York Daily News

April 29, 2012
Taxpayer cash buys NYC judges iPads, iPhones, Dallas News |

April 18, 2012
Good-government group faults NY?s budget process, Associated Press

April 12, 2012
Analysis: Transparency in Government -- A Murky Goal, NBC New York

April 11, 2012
Citizens Union: Budget process improved but incomplete, Capitol Confidential, Albany Times Union

March 27, 2012
The Committee to Save New York spent $12 million to lobby Gov. Cuomo's agenda, NY Daily News

March 27, 2012
Civilian Complaint Review Board Gets New Powers to Prosecute New York Police, The New York Times

March 26, 2012
Almost one-third of lawmakers have won their post in special elections, Legislative Gazette


March 23, 2012
Queens Borough President Helen Marshall?s daughter works at Aqueduct racino, NY Daily News


March 19, 2012
Constitution change ensures fair elections ? in 2022, Legislative Gazette


March 15, 2012
Albany's 'big ugly' deal resolves thorny issues, Crain's New York Business


March 15, 2012
Cuomo defends signing redistricting plan, Press & Sun-Bulletin


March 13, 2012
Reform groups wrangle over redistricting constitutional amendment, North Country Public Radio


March 12, 2012
Good-government groups split on proposed amendment, Capitol Confidential


March 12, 2012
Dadey: Bipartisan Deal On Redistricting ?Significant?, Capital Tonight


March 12, 2012
Goo-Goos At Odds Over Constitutional Amendment, Capital Tonight


March 12, 2012
NY Legislature, Cuomo may be headed to collision, Herald Times Reporter


March 12, 2012
New York Legislators Propose a Revised Redistricting Plan, New York Times


March 8, 2012
Sounding Off On Congressional Redistricting,


March 6, 2012
Are these New York?s future congressional lines? | The Empire (WNYC),


March 6, 2012
Judge's Proposed Congressional Districts Would Unseat Two Local Congressmen -,


March 6, 2012
New York?s Marriage Battle Won, Gay Rights Group Fires Its Director -,


March 5, 2012
Gov?s veto could bring real change to gerrymandering, says Citizens Union, Legislative Gazette


March 5, 2012
Districts Still Unsettled As New York Primary Nears, NPR


March 4, 2012
Only a constitutional change will fix redistricting, Syracuse Post-Standard


March 4, 2012
Cuomo must draw the line, Crain's New York Business


March 4, 2012
Behind closed doors, redistricting talks resume, Sheboygan Press |


February 29, 2012
Public battle begins over redistricting constitutional amendment, The Empire (WNYC)


February 29, 2012
Is Veto Threat Going To Work?, State of Politics, Capital Tonight


February 29, 2012
Federal court will redraw congressional district maps, North Country Public Radio


February 29, 2012
A veto is not enough, NY Daily News


February 28, 2012
Grimm blasted for taking pipeline money, Brooklyn Daily


February 28, 2012
Citizens Union And The Veto ?Spanking?, Capital Tonight


February 28, 2012
Redistricting Experts: Veto Now, Reform Later, The Notebook (City and State)


February 28, 2012
Unmapped ? Update on New York Redistricting,


February 28, 2012
Experts call on governor to take redistricting power from pols, Queens Chronicle


February 27, 2012
Assembly holds DC fundraiser during redistricting, New Jersey Herald


February 27, 2012
Judge creates court solution for redistricting, The Oshkosh Northwestern


February 24, 2012
Former AG Abrams: Gov, use your veto for a ?permanent solution? to partisan redistricting, The Empire (WNYC)


February 24, 2012
AG Robert Abrams: We Need A Permanent Solution, New York Daily News


February 24, 2012
Ex-AG Robert Abrams: Fix Redistricting For Good, New York Daily News


February 24, 2012
Give voters a voice in redistricting, Albany Times Union


February 23, 2012
Goo-goos split on Cuomo?s veto, Capitol Confidential


February 23, 2012
Citizens Union To Cuomo: Use Veto Threat For Permanent Redistricting Reform, Politics on the Hudson


February 23, 2012
Citizens Union Wants Cuomo To Use Veto To ?Negotiate?, Capital Tonight on YNN


February 23, 2012
Good Government Advocates Still Await Proposals For State's Redrawn Congressional Districts,


February 13, 2012
Spano not expected to face state ethics charges, Democrat and Chronicle

February 11, 2012
Firm at SAT hearing donated to chair, Associated Press

February 7, 2012
Cuomo Brings Potential Foes Into His Fold
, Wall Street Journal



February 3, 2012
Longtime Gov. Cuomo ally appointed to head new ethics commission, New York Post

January 26, 2012

Senate Democrats have cozy office deal with United Federation of Teachers at union's building - NY Daily News, New York Daily News

January 23, 2012
Pols to profit from casinos? No dice, says Gov. Cuomo - NY Daily News, New York Daily News

January 22, 2012
New York?s Redistricting Process Led by Insiders -, New York Times

January 18, 2012
Analysis: Looking for a Miracle in Albany | NBC New York, NBC New York

January 11, 2012
Good Government Groups Seen Resigned to Cuomo Cutting Redistricting Deal, The Capitol

January 11, 2012
Critics: Help vote line panel, Albany Times Union

January 5, 2012
Analysis: Andrew Cuomo's Gamble | NBC New York, NBC New York


December 31, 2011
Cuomo's big year, The Journal News


December 28, 2011
Larry Seabrook will still have control over dispensing funds next year -, New York Post


December 23, 2011
NY1 Exclusive: Comptroller Liu's 2009 Campaign Account Raises Legality Questions -, NY1


December 22, 2011
NCPR News - Redistricting the elephant in the room in Albany, North Country Public Radio


December 22, 2011
WNED: Redistricting Issue Haunts Albany Lawmakers, WNED


December 21, 2011
Party Bosses Will Pick Contenders for State Senator Carl Kruger's Seat - WNYC, WNYC


December 19, 2011
NCPR News - Questions already coming up about new state ethics commission, North Country Public Radio


December 15, 2011
New ethics panel posts a tough sell for Cuomo - Times Union, Albany Times Union


December 14, 2011
Batra speaks, questions Ginsberg, Capitol Confidential


December 13, 2011
APNewsBreak: New York ethics commission already comes under scrutiny |, Syracuse Post-Standard


December 12, 2011
Cuomo, legislative leaders appoint members to new Joint Commission on Public Ethics, The Empire - WNYC


December 12, 2011
At Deadline, Ethics Unit Is in Limbo -, The Wall Street Journal


December 8, 2011
Redistricting: reform delayed is reform denied, Long Island Herald

December 7, 2011
Embattled Controller John Liu gives some staffers raises; watchdog groups cry foul, NY Daily News

November 30, 2011
Liu not alone in keeping campaign bundlers secret, Crain's New York Business

November 30, 2011
Public Advocate Bill De Blasio opens up on election money, NY Daily News

November 29, 2011
Analysis: Cuomo Can Break Incumbents' Albany Death Grip, NBC New York

November 29, 2011
Why is New York's democracy broken? Because Albany politicians have rigged districts to serve their own ends, NY Daily News

November 28, 2011
Our view: Redistricting delay must not jeopardize 2012, The Observer-Dispatch, Utica, New York

November 25, 2011
Public, students show NY redistricting can be fair,

November 23, 2011
Quinn Neutral in Wage Battle, The Wall Street Journal

November 23, 2011
Good-government group issues report on legislative boundaries, Watertown Daily Times

November 22, 2011
Good-Government Groups Continue Push for Independent Redistricting in New York, WGRZ

November 21, 2011
Citizens Union: Reform redistricting in special session, Albany Times Union

November 21, 2011
First lawsuit filed over redistricting in New York, The Empire -

November 21, 2011
Report: NY redistricting 'rigged,' hurts democracy, The Wall Street Journal

November 21, 2011
Good-government group's report rails against "decades of partisan gerrymandering", Politics on the Hudson

November 21, 2011
Citizens Union: End LATFOR's "Rigged Process", Capital Tonight on YNN

November 21, 2011
Document Drop: Citizens Union On Redistricting, New York Daily News

November 21, 2011
Good-government groups continue to push for independent redistricting, Ithaca Journal

November 21, 2011
Silver suggests panel redraw district lines, Albany Times Union

November 16, 2011
New fundraising arrest raises more doubts about Liu's future, The Empire, WNYC

November 16, 2011
Comptroller Liu's campaign mixed up in alleged fundraising fraud - am New York, AM New York

November 10, 2011
Convicted ex-comptroller cleans up in prison, Queens Times Ledger

November 7, 2011
Analysis: Senator Parker, the Honest Fundraiser, NBC New York

November 7, 2011
State Sen. Kevin Parker panned after invite to benefit asks for "help"  - NY Daily News, New York Daily News

October 29, 2011
John Liu orders independent probe of campaign funds -, New York Post

October 28, 2011
The pension deal: What does John Liu walk away with? | The Empire,

October 28, 2011
How Much Disclosure Should New York State Require of Nonprofits in Political Campaigns?, The Nonprofit Quarterly

October 24, 2011
Unions, Nonprofits Team Up To Opposed Disclosure Of City Campaigns' Independent Spending -, NY1

October 16, 2011
Brooklyn beep's wife Jamie Markowitz takes behind the scenes role in directing hubby's staffers, New York Daily News

October 6, 2011

Redistricting raises bias concerns - Times Union, Albany Times Union

 September 28, 2011
City Council Grounds Effort To Make Mayor Reveal His Vacation Plans,


September 22, 2011
NJ, NY governors dined before toll hike announced, Associated Press


September 22, 2011
New York City honchos living outside the five boroughs can't adequately do their jobs, critics say, New York Daily News

September 21, 2011
Good gov groups split on redistricting as LATFOR comes to Manhattan, The Empire (WNYC)


September 21, 2011
In redistricting battle, pols' feet held to fire
, Crain's New York Business

September 21, 2011
Analysis: Taxi Politics Can Hurt the Public, NBC New York

September 21, 2011

Citizens Union proposes half a loaf on redistricting, Capitol Confidential


September 21, 2011
Common Cause shifts stance on legislative redistricting, Albany Times Union


September 20, 2011
Father's Role in Bank Venture Poses Test for Cuomo, The New York Times


September 14, 2011
The 'old boys' lose, New York Post


August 25, 2011
Carib junketeer Marty 'repays' favor to hospital, New York Post

August 24, 2011
Dadey on Redistricting Pressure, Capital Tonight on YNN

August 23, 2011
Mayor's Charity Pipeline, Wall Street Journal

August 19, 2011
Ethics Commission Goes Out of Business, WXXI New York Public Radio

August 11, 2011
Plan Funded at 11th Hour, The Wall Street Journal

August 6, 2011
Veto threat clouds redistricting - Times Union, Albany Times Union

August 5, 2011
Carve up N.Y.? Not this time, New York Daily News

August 4, 2011
NYC program for young men draws praise, questions -, Associated Press

August 4, 2011
Time to end gerrymandering, New York, Albany Times Union

August 3, 2011
Bloomberg's Machine Politics, Village Voice

July 29, 2011
Let independent panel handle redistricting, Buffalo News

July 28, 2011
Senate and Assembly Lawyering Up for Redistricting, New York Daily News

July 20, 2011
Stringer takes aim to kill sacred cow, Crain's New York Business

July 12, 2011
Fairness of specials called into question, Legislative Gazette

July 8, 2011

Queens Democratic Party boss lives in northern Virginia, New York Post

July 6, 2011
Goo-goos: Special session for redistricting, Capitol Confidential

July 6, 2011
Cuomo continues to push for an independent redistricting commission,

July 6, 2011
First Couple Show Limits of Law, Wall Street Journal

July 6, 2011
Nozzolio: Time Has Passed For Independent Redistricting, Politics on the Hudson

July 6, 2011
Watchdog Groups Call For Independent Redistricting, Politics on the Hudson

July 6, 2011
Dadey Talks Redistricting, Capital Tonight

July 6, 2011
Goo-Goos To Lawmakers: Get Redistricting Done, Capital Tonight

July 6, 2011
Let The Redistricting Fracas Begin, Capital Tonight

July 6, 2011
Ed Koch, Goo-Goos Call for Special Session on Redistricting, PolitickerNY

July 5, 2011
Post-Election Campaigning: Albany's New Normal, WNYC Radio

July 4, 2011
New York?s Especially Undemocratic Elections, The New York Times

June 29, 2011
Gov. Cuomo can strike a blow for democracy and against bossism by avoiding rigged special elections, New York Daily News

June 28, 2011
Citizens Union To Cuomo: Don?t Fill Seats In Special, Capital Tonight

June 28, 2011City Council Postpones Budget Vote,

June 28, 2011
Document Drop: Are Special Elections Unjust?, NY Daily News

June 13, 2011
NY legislators race to vote on ethics, same-sex marriage bills, AM New York

June 13, 2011
Five days of crunch time, Albany Times Union

June 9, 2011
New state ethics reform may make investigation harder, say critics, North Country Public Radio

June 7, 2011
Ethics Deal: Legislature Reps Could Veto Probes, Long Island Press

June 7, 2011
Ethics reform, warts and all, Albany Times Union

June 6, 2011
Redistricting reform down to the wire, Legislative Gazette

June 6, 2011
Leaders unveil ethics reform, hope to regain public trust, Legislative Gazette

June 6, 2011
Albany Reform Is a Start, But Seeing is Believing, NBC New York

June 6, 2011
Cuomo, Legislative Leaders Provide More Details on Ethics Agreement, WXXI

June 4, 2011
Redistricting reform campaign refutes claims legislation is not constitutional, Wayne Post

June 3, 2011
Cuomo, lawmakers agree on ethics bill, Albany Times Union

June 3, 2011
Goo-goos give ethics deal the thumbs up, Politics on the Hudson

June 3, 2011
Cuomo and Legislative Leaders Strike Deal on New Ethics Rules, The New York Times

June 3, 2011
Cuomo, legislative leaders announce ethics reform deal, Ithaca Journal

June 2, 2011
Gov. Cuomo, Albany pols nearing deal on sweeping ethics ..., New York Post

June 2, 2011
What will New York's 49th Senate District look like after ..., Syracuse Post-Standard

June 1, 2011
An Ethics Deal Nears, Albany Times Union

June 1, 2011
Lawmakers, Cuomo Working Toward Ethics Deal, Politics on the Hudson

June 1, 2011
Goo-Goos Hope To Reignite Redistricting Debate, Capital Tonight

June 1, 2011
Skelos: State Ethics Reform Will Happen This Session,

June 1, 2011
Ethics bill agreement advances, Albany Times Union

May 31, 2011
Redistricting reform would result in fairer representation, Asian NYers say, Legislative Gazette

May 26, 2011
Numbers Can't Tell You Everything, NBC New York

May 9, 2011
New York City Must Fix Its Pension Mess, NBC New York

May 5, 2011
NY lobbying topped $200M for first time in 2010, Associated Press

April 29, 2011
No sale for Robert Duffy on sales pitch, Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

April 25, 2011
NYPD cop nabbed 'Mr. Fix-It' nickname for helping motorists avoid court, get tickets thrown out, NY Daily News

 April 21, 2011
Hevesi sentence alone won’t do much: activist
, Queens Chronicle

April 7, 2011
Koch: We'll robocall against our "Enemies of Reform", Capitol Confidential

April 7, 2011
Koch Vows Robocalls On "Enemies", Capital Tonight

April 7, 2011
Ed Koch: Dean Skelos Is An Enemy Of Reform; Shelly Silver Must Step Up On Redistricting, New York Daily News

April 7, 2011
Koch Declares Skelos "Enemy of Reform", WXXI

April 7, 2011
Ed Koch Takes Swipe at State Senate Leader: He's an 'Enemy of Reform', WNYC

April 6, 2011
Redistricting reforms constitutional, group says, Capitol Confidential

April 6, 2011
Groups say governor's redistricting bill is constitutional, Politics on the Hudson

April 6, 2011
Redistricting Reform Groups Recruit Law Firm For Backup, Capital Tonight

March 30, 2011
Dadey: Don't Fund LAFTOR In State Budget, Politics on the Hudson

March 27, 2011
Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz keeps three drivers at a combined cost of at least $172,372, New York Post

March 24, 2011
With census numbers released, redistricting battle begins in earnest, The Journal News

March 21, 2011
Some City Council members cutting corners to obtain affordable housing, New York Daily News

March 21, 2011
State senator/attorney pushing a bill to boost pay for medical malpractice lawyers, New York Post

March 20, 2011
State Sen. Carl Kruger took donations from Nets investors, New York Post

March 18, 2011
Redistricting move squeezes Senate GOP, The Poughkeepsie Journal

March 15, 2011
City Lobbying Commission Holds First Meeting,

March 15, 2011
Drawing the line over pick for panel, Times Union

March 15, 2011
Senate backs redistricting --- later, Times Union

March 14, 2011
Critics Call New York Senate Redistricting Bill Inadequate, WNYC

March 11, 2011
Albany's Hall of Shame: Corruption Ordeal Gets Worse, NBC New York

March 5, 2011
Senate Republicans call changes to prison population count unconstitutional, The Ithaca Journal

February 24, 2011
Governor Cuomo Announces Legislation to Establish Independent Redistricting Comission, The Oneida Daily Dispatch

February 22, 2011
Pledge? What Pledge?`, New York Times

February 18, 2011
The Mayor's Budget -- Fiscal and Political, NBC New York

February 17, 2011
N.Y. pension debate targets double-dippers, crooks, Reuters

February 16, 2011
GLYNN: Scandal is major factor in lawmakers leaving, Niagara Gazette

February 14, 2011
Goo-goos decry legislative ?crime wave?, Capitol Confidential

February 14, 2011
NY lawmakers increasingly dogged by scandal, Wall Street Journal

February 14, 2011
Citizens Union Decries Legislative ?Crime Wave?, Capital Tonight

February 14, 2011
More NY legislators leaving office over ethics concerns, Crain'

February 14, 2011
Watchdog Group Finds "Wave Of Ethical Misconduct" In Albany,

February 14, 2011
Gov't Reform Groups Say Study Shows Legislative Crime Wave, WXXI

February 8, 2011
Statistics Condemn NY Education Policies,

February 8, 2011
Indicted City Councilman Seabrook hasn't introduced legislation since the feds charged him, New York Post

February 7, 2011
Brooklyn Borough Chief Fined for Conflict of Interest,

February 6, 2011
City official who quit amid CityTime scandal made millions as lobbyist, New York Daily News

February 3, 2011
NY1 Online: Councilpedia Discussion On "Inside City Hall", NY1

February 3, 2011
New service from the civic website Gotham Gazette tracks political cash in city government, New York Daily News

January 28, 2011
Feds grill Councilman Dan Halloran over snow workers' 'slowdown' during Christmas Blizzard, New York Daily News

January 23, 2011
GOP Pushback To Independent Redistricting Plan Begins To Take Hold, City Hall

January 18, 2011
Three Years Delayed, City Lobbying Commission Will Be Appointed, With Complaints Already, City Hall

January 3, 2011
Cuomo's Costliest Problem: Pensions, NBC New York

January 3, 2011
Council members skip out on meetings, am New York

January 2, 2011
Governor Andrew M. Cuomo signs executive order requiring ethics training, The Troy Record


December 31, 2010
New York Council Grants Shortchange Needy Districts, The New York Times


December 30, 2010
Cuomo Girlfriend, Sandra Lee, Won't Have Normal Role, The New York Times


December 20, 2010
Senate Democrats want quick passage of bills to fulfill reform pledge (updated), Politics on the Hudson


December 16, 2010
Vito goes double-dipping - goes for pension while still in office!, The Brooklyn Paper


December 14, 2010
Advocates Air Concerns Over NY's Redistricting Process,


December 6, 2010
Officials call for changes to New York election laws, NewsChannel 9 WSYR


December 6, 2010
Local Lawmakers Call For Changes To State Election Laws,


December 6, 2010
Report: Voter Access In New York Really Just Stinks, New York Daily News


December 6, 2010
Bloomberg Seeks Election Law Changes to Raise Voter Turnout, The New York Times


December 4, 2010
New York Republicans Regain State Senate Majority as Judge Certifies Race, Bloomberg


December 1, 2010
Crooked lines: Redistricting reformers charge, Albany shrugs, Capital New York


November 29, 2010
State pols spent $9M in taxpayer money on constituent mailings despite budget deficit, New York Daily News

November 4, 2010
Nearly half of NY's counties put sample ballots online, Politics on the Hudson
October 17, 2010
Two More For Wilson: Citizens Union, Crain's, Capital Tonight
October 14, 2010
Bloomberg to retain Rattner in private role, Financial Times
September 30, 2010
Pension Plunder -- The Power of Corruption, NBC New York
September 9, 2010
Anger, Frustration and Term Limits, NBC New York
September 5, 2010
Silver's $200 million slush fund, New York Post
August 24, 2010
Schneiderman gets Citizens Union endorsement, Capitol Confidential
August 23, 2010
Term Limits Will Be on November Ballot in New York, The New York Times
August 22, 2010
Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver's firm gets cut of 9/11-suit payouts, New York Post

August 10, 2010
Nonpartisan elections a non-starter, Crain's New York Business
August 9, 2010
Coalition Praises Lawmakers for Ending Prison Gerrymandering, Prisoner of the Census
July 21, 2010
Albany Budget Deadlock Hits Legislators? Wallets, The New York Times
Dinkins for Schneiderman, Gotham Gazette
July 15, 2010
In New York state, corruption never dies, The Times of India
July 14, 2010
On the brief side..., Queens Gazette
July 8, 2010
Charter Talk, The Brooklyn Rail
July 4, 2010
Senate's Biggest 'Waste', NY Post
May 28, 2010
Don't Bet on Reformers to Fix N.Y., Times Union
May 26, 2010
Cuomo's Got Good Ideas But Changing Albany Will Take More, NBC New York
May 25, 2010
Bloomberg Assistant Is Key Witness in Payment Probe, The Wall Street Journal
May 24, 2010
Cuomo Picks Up the Perpetual Promise, The New York Observer
May 16, 2010
Retiring Workers' 'Ill'-Gotten Gains, New York Post
May 3, 2010
Candidates Agreeing to Koch ?Army?s? Demands, Legislative Gazette
April 22, 2010
Change in Albany? Really?, Staten Island Advance
April 20, 2010
John Liu's "Zero Tolerance" For Gifts, NBC New York
April 19, 2010
Albany Candidates Back Nonpartisan Redistricting, The New York Times
Candidates for New York Governor Sign Redistricting Pledge,
April 7, 2010
Senate Dems Rolls out Budget Reforms, Times Union
March 29, 2010
Report Bears Out Unequal Pork Claims, Legislative Gazette
March 28, 2010
School for Scandal, NY Post
March 24, 2010
Bill Aims for 'Pork Equality', Gotham Gazette
March 22, 2010
Member Item Reform Bill Gets Support, Times Union
March 17, 2010
The New York Uprising Begins, The Villager
Troubled State, The New Yorker
Koch's Fix Albany Agenda, The Daily Politics
March 10, 2010
Koch to the Rescue, The Villager
March 7, 2010
What happened to New York's democracy?, Democrat and Chronicle
Chancellor?s New Role, Barcuh College Ticker
March 4, 2010
Ed Koch Generously Offers to Save New York State, The Village Voice
Ed Koch to Lead Next Albany Coup, The New York Observer
February 26, 2010
Inquiry Poses a Quandary for Cuomo, El Paso Inc
From the Senate: New Website Expands Public Access to Information, Madison County Courier
February 19, 2010
Plan to Let Civilians Prosecute Police Is Revived, The New York Times
February 17, 2010
Be-bop-a-lulu: Scoopy's Notebook, The Villager
February 10, 2010
NY Transit Advocates Sound Alarm Bells in Albany, Mobilizing the Region
Thompson: Close The Council Term Limits 'Loophole', Daily Politics
February 8, 2010
An ethics bill compromise?, Legislative Gazette
January 29, 2010
Governor, Swallow the Pill and Sign the Bill, Downtown Express
January 21, 2010
Assembly and Senate pass overhaul to ethics laws, WIVT/WBGH Newschannel34
January 20, 2010
The City Council and the Eternal Lulu, NBC New York
January 19, 2010
Push to Nix Pay Perks in Council, New York Post
Ethics dissent, Times Union
Dueling ethics packages, Rochester City Newspaper
Legislature Agrees to Ethics Reform, Critics Include Governor Paterson, WXXI
January 9, 2010
Paterson draws ire of 'pals', Times Union
January 6, 2010
Paterson Versus Everyone, Gotham Gazette


December 29, 2009
The Margin Was Small, but the Bonuses Are Not, The New York Times
December 13, 2009
The Independent View: Is New York Ready for Instant Runoffs?, The Independent View, Blogspot
December 11, 2009
Exclusive: Officials Were Warned, Gouverneur Times
Vote for Client No. 9, The Daily Beast
December 9, 2009
Albany Corruption Rampant, The Queens Courier
Community Action,
December 2, 2009
The Neighborhood Retail Alliance: Environmental Protection?, The Neighborhood Retail Alliance
November 30, 2009
November 28, 2009
November 23, 2009
November 20, 2009
November 18, 2010
State of Shame: Parade of Dirty Pols Leaving Albany Grows Larger, NY Daily News
Free Ride on Your Dime: More Than 2,400 Workers Commute in City's Cars, New York Daily News
November 17, 2009
Study: Ethical misconduct increasing as reason for leaving office, Politics on the Hudson
Bigger, Better Ethics Bill?, New York Daily News
November 16, 2009
November 13, 2009
Under Cover, Downtown Express
November 8, 2009
November 3, 2009
October 30, 2009
October 29, 2009 Dem pols, including state Sen. Pedro Espada, skipped voting in runoffs, Daily News
October 28, 2009
October 27, 2009
October 22, 2009
October 20, 2009
October 19, 2009
October 14, 2009
October 13, 2009
October 12, 2009
October 5, 2009
October 4, 2009
September 28, 2009
Citizens Union Chief Rips Yassky, Brooklyn Heights Blog
September 27, 2009 September 23, 2009 Elex fear of a wild 'party', New York Post 
September 22, 2009
City Council Representative Yassky's Zigzag Path to the Runoff, The Village Voice 
September 20, 2009
September 17, 2009 September 16, 2009 September 14, 2009 September 10, 2009 September 8, 2009 September 7, 2009
September 6, 2009
September 2, 2009
August 28, 2009
News of the Day, New York Daily Politics  
August 26, 2009
Council race roundup, The Riverdale Press August 21, 2009
August 20, 2009
August 18, 2009
August 17, 2009 August 15, 2009
August 10, 2009
August 9, 2009
Campaign Eyes Tied, New York Post
August 7, 2009 August 6, 2009
August 4, 2009
August 3, 2009
Albany Aftershocks, Gotham Gazette 
July 30, 2009
A Half Victory For Ravitch, The Daily Politics
July 22, 2009
July 21, 2009
July 16, 2009
July 14, 2009
July 13, 2009
July 9, 2009 Public Advocate: Do We Need One?, WNYC
July 8, 2009
Amid Senate Impasse, Paterson Picks Ravitch as Lieutenant Governor, New York Times 
Amid Senate Impasse, Paterson Picks Ravitch as Lieutenant Governor, New York Times
July 6, 2009
A new lieutenant governor?, Politics on the Hudson
Court Asked to Approve Withholding N.Y. Senate Pay (Update3), 
Wheels Continue to Spin, Gotham Gazette 
Paterson considers appointing lieutenant, Newsday 
Governor Paterson could end Albany deadlock right now by appointing a lt. governor, says pol, Daily News 
Who Would Lead New York if Paterson Left? Who Knows?, New York Times
July 5, 2009 
Explosion in fines by the city, Staten Island Advance
July 3, 2009 
July 2, 2009 June 29, 2009 June 22, 2009 June 21, 2009 June 19, 2009 June 17, 2009 June 15, 2009 June 12, 2009 June 11, 2009 June 3, 2009 May 20, 2009 May 19, 2009
News of the Day, The Daily Politics 
May 18, 2009 
Citizens Union: Reform state Board of Elections, Capitol Confidential - Albany Times Union 
Yassky's Office Space, The Daily Politics 
May 12, 2009 May 11, 2009 May 10, 2009 May 6, 2009 May 5, 2009
Everyone's a Critic, The Daily Politics
May 3, 2009 April 30, 2009 April 28, 2009 April 27, 2009 April 26, 2009 April 24, 2009
April 22, 2009
April 19, 2009
Focus on Ethics, The Post-Standard
April 16, 2009 April 10, 2009 April 6, 2009 April 5, 2009
March 31, 2009
March 24, 2009 March 20th, 2009 March 15, 2009 March 13, 2009 March 10, 2009 March 6, 2009 February 25, 2009
Avella the Underdog, Gotham Gazette
February 18, 2009 
Odds And Ends, The Daily Politics 
February 17, 2009 
February 15, 2009 
February 13, 2009 
February 4, 2009 
February 3, 2009
January 28, 2009
January 21, 2009
January 15, 2009 
A Rainy-Day State of the City, Politicker NY 
Bloomberg out of touch: Weiner, YourNabe 
January 14, 2009 
January 13, 2009 
Feerick leaving CPI, Capitol Confidential 
January 12, 2009 
January 11, 2009