Monday, May 14, 2018

McKee's Media - May 14, 2018





Former Speaker Sheldon Silver 
re-convicted 

Altman case goes against tenants

Not enough affordable housing

HPD Commissioner 

NYS Atty Gen. forced to resign
New York Times: Attorney General Eric 


New York Times editorial: No backroom 
Grace Segers: The leading contenders 
Albany Times Union: Assembly will conduct 
New York Times: Barbara Underwood, acting 
Ginia Bellafante/Big City: Schneiderman's downfall puts 




The Real Deal: Cuomo joins construction union rally against his own major donor Steve Ross of Related Companies
New York Times: How can the MTA rescue the subway when it struggles to deliver basic services?
Frank Runyeon: Analyzing Simcha Felder's 17th state senate district (City & State)

Samar Khurshid: State senate passes 11-bill package to enhance government transparency & accountability, including bills targeting Cuomo (Gotham Gazette)
New York Times: State senate bill bars governors from accepting campaign donations from their appointees & family members; Cuomo has raised $1 million+ this way
Glenn Blain: State senate package would tighten oversight of economic development projects (Daily News)
Will Bredderman: U.S. Rep. Kathleen Rice, considering a run for A.G., has apparently violated federal campaign finance laws (Crain's)
New York Times: Ritchie Torres wants city agencies to give priority to FOIL requests filed by "professional journalists" 
https://www.nytimes.com/2018/05/08/nyregion/councilman-torres-foil-journalists.html
Errol Louis: Bad news for Trump & GOP this fall, up & down the ballot (Daily News)
New York Times: Civil rights groups sue HUD over Fair Housing enforcement to prevent discrmination in allocating Gulf Coast hurricane recovery funds
Ken Lovett: Is Jeff Klein smoking in his smaller legislative office? (Daily News)
http://www.nydailynews.com/news/politics/cigarette-smoke-complaints-follow-klein-move-new-office-article-1.3975185
Shane Goldmacher: Big New York donors form Super PAC to seize U.S. House of Representatives from the Republicans (New York Times)
Daily News editorial: Captain Cuomo's misguided plan to lead "Dunkirk" armada to disrupt offshore drilling if the feds allow it
New Republic: New York is the most corrupt state in the nation
New York Times: How Michael Cohen, Trump's fixer, built a shadowy business empire
The Hill: New revelations about Michael Cohen increase danger to Trump
 
New York Post: This late actress had the best rent deal in NYC: $28 per month
Frank Rich: Roy Cohn, the original Donald Trump (New York Magazine)
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The Real Deal: Cuomo joins construction union rally against his own major donor Steve Ross of Related Companies
ConstructionDive: Related files second lawsuit against Building & Construction Trades Council, alleging illegal interference in Hudson Yards project
New York Times: How can the MTA rescue the subway when it struggles to deliver basic services?
Frank Runyeon: Analyzing Simcha Felder's 17th state senate district (City & State)
Daily News: Airbnb & Scott Stringer continue to spar over data on impact on NYC rents
Samar Khurshid: State senate passes 11-bill package to enhance government transparency & accountability, including bills targeting Cuomo (Gotham Gazette)
New York Times: State senate bill bars governors from accepting campaign donations from their appointees & family members; Cuomo has raised $1 million+ this way
Glenn Blain: State senate package would tighten oversight of economic development projects (Daily News)
Will Bredderman: U.S. Rep. Kathleen Rice, considering a run for A.G., has apparently violated federal campaign finance laws (Crain's)
New York Times: Ritchie Torres wants city agencies to give priority to FOIL requests filed by "professional journalists" 
https://www.nytimes.com/2018/05/08/nyregion/councilman-torres-foil-journalists.html
Errol Louis: Bad news for Trump & GOP this fall, up & down the ballot (Daily News)
New York Times: Civil rights groups sue HUD over Fair Housing enforcement to prevent discrmination in allocating Gulf Coast hurricane recovery funds
Ken Lovett: Is Jeff Klein smoking in his smaller legislative office? (Daily News)
http://www.nydailynews.com/news/politics/cigarette-smoke-complaints-follow-klein-move-new-office-article-1.3975185
Crain's: Starrett City sold for $905 million; Mitchell-Lama protections will extend to the year 2054
Shane Goldmacher: Big New York donors form Super PAC to seize U.S. House of Representatives from the Republicans (New York Times)
Daily News editorial: Captain Cuomo's misguided plan to lead "Dunkirk" armada to disrupt offshore drilling if the feds allow it
New Republic: New York is the most corrupt state in the nation
New York Times: How Michael Cohen, Trump's fixer, built a shadowy business empire
The Hill: New revelations about Michael Cohen increase danger to Trump
 
New York Post: This late actress had the best rent deal in NYC: $28 per month
Frank Rich: Roy Cohn, the original Donald Trump (New York Magazine)
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NYCHA


NIXON RUNNING AGAINST CUOMO
New York Post:  Cynthia Nixon challenges Andrew Cuomo to a debate (VIDEO)
Shane Goldmacher: Cynthia Nixon challenges Andrew Cuomo to a one-on-one debate: "What's it going to be, Andrew?" (New York Times)
New York Post: Cynthia Nixon in comic gig at annual legislative correspondents' dinner: turns Andrew Cuomo's homophobic slogan from 1977 mayoral race back on him
NYSNYS.com: Cynthia Nixon's full performance at the LCA dinner (VIDEO)
Bill Mahoney: Claiming he supports repeal of the LLC loophole, Andrew Cuomo has raised $16.54 million from them, more than all legislators combined (Politico NY)
Will Bredderman: Speaker CoJo lashes out at de Blasio on refusal to support discounted transit fares for poor New Yorkers, rebate for homeowners (Crain's)
Daily News: Community groups ask de Blasio to meet to discuss discounted transit fares for poor New Yorkers
Daily News editorial: De Blasio should fund discounted subway & bus fares for poor New Yorkers, not further subsidize his ferries which serve many fewer & more affluent people
Nick Reisman: Democratic Assemblyman James Skoufis will run for state senate seat being vacated by Bill Larkin (NY State of Politics)
Nick Reisman: Blake Morris, challenging Simcha Felder in Democratic primary, complains that state party should have gone after Felder years ago (NY State of Politics)
 
Carl Campanile: Gov. Cuomo seeking "credible" candidate to primary Simcha Felder (New York Post)
Daily Beast: Fake Green Party candidate exposed as a plant for GOP Congressman Chris Collins
https://www.thedailybeast.com/fake-green-party-candidate-exposed-as-having-ties-to-republican-congressman?ref=home
New York Post: Angry real estate developers were too scared to call out Shelly Silver when they learned he was receiving kickbacks from tax lawyer he told them to hire

Grace Segers: Rich Schaffer, Suffolk County Democratic leader, helps the Republicans keep control of the state senate (City & State)

Buffalo News: Western New York Democratic activists angry at Cuomo for trying to muscle Nate McMurray out of congressional race
New York Times: Barbara Underwood, acting Attorney General, is a brilliant lawyer who has seen and done it all
Daily News: Eric Schneiderman hires top criminal defense lawyer
WNYC: Eric Schneiderman can use the $8.5 million in his campaign treasury for his legal defense
Jesse McKinley: Eric Schneiderman's reputation changed overnight from upright liberal to drunken brute (New York Times)
The Real Deal: Schneiderman's impact on New York real estate industry
Jim Dwyer: Attorney General Wanted: Avenging angels need not apply (New York Times)
Ginia Bellafante/Big City: Schneiderman's downfall puts spotlight on men, alcohol & violence (NewYork Times)
Ken Lovett: Cuomo tries to recruit potential state senate candidates (Daily News)
The Real Deal: Cuomo joins construction union rally against his own major donor Steve Ross of Related Companies
ConstructionDive: Related files second lawsuit against Building & Construction Trades Council, alleging illegal interference in Hudson Yards project
New York Times: How can the MTA rescue the subway when it struggles to deliver basic services?
Frank Runyeon: Analyzing Simcha Felder's 17th state senate district (City & State)
Daily News: Airbnb & Scott Stringer continue to spar over data on impact on NYC rents
Samar Khurshid: State senate passes 11-bill package to enhance government transparency & accountability, including bills targeting Cuomo (Gotham Gazette)
New York Times: State senate bill bars governors from accepting campaign donations from their appointees & family members; Cuomo has raised $1 million+ this way
Glenn Blain: State senate package would tighten oversight of economic development projects (Daily News)
Will Bredderman: U.S. Rep. Kathleen Rice, considering a run for A.G., has apparently violated federal campaign finance laws (Crain's)
New York Times: Ritchie Torres wants city agencies to give priority to FOIL requests filed by "professional journalists" 
https://www.nytimes.com/2018/05/08/nyregion/councilman-torres-foil-journalists.html
Errol Louis: Bad news for Trump & GOP this fall, up & down the ballot (Daily News)
New York Times: Civil rights groups sue HUD over Fair Housing enforcement to prevent discrmination in allocating Gulf Coast hurricane recovery funds
Ken Lovett: Is Jeff Klein smoking in his smaller legislative office? (Daily News)
http://www.nydailynews.com/news/politics/cigarette-smoke-complaints-follow-klein-move-new-office-article-1.3975185
Crain's: Starrett City sold for $905 million; Mitchell-Lama protections will extend to the year 2054
Shane Goldmacher: Big New York donors form Super PAC to seize U.S. House of Representatives from the Republicans (New York Times)
Daily News editorial: Captain Cuomo's misguided plan to lead "Dunkirk" armada to disrupt offshore drilling if the feds allow it
New Republic: New York is the most corrupt state in the nation
New York Times: How Michael Cohen, Trump's fixer, built a shadowy business empire
The Hill: New revelations about Michael Cohen increase danger to Trump
 
New York Post: This late actress had the best rent deal in NYC: $28 per month
Frank Rich: Roy Cohn, the original Donald Trump (New York Magazine)
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