ICYMI: NY Post - De Blasio is Missing in Action as City Goes Downhill

Jul 13, 2015

Bill de Blasio campaigned to be the "people's" mayor, but after taking office he's spent more time in Washington, Iowa, California, Wisconsin and Europe than he has in Staten Island. Check out this great piece in the New York Post that takes de Blasio to task for his neglect and mismanagement of... read more >

Lee Zeldin, House Freshman, Is a Foreign-Affairs Firebrand

Jul 8, 2015

By Alexander Burns The New York Times   MEDFORD, N.Y. — Lee M. Zeldin, the freshman congressman from Long Island, has never been one to wait his turn.   Just months after taking office, Representative Zeldin, 35, has seized a space as one of the Republican Party’s most... read more >

N.Y. ranks 46th for fiscal health: Report

Jul 7, 2015

By Joseph Spector The Journal News   ALBANY – A national report Tuesday ranked New York as 46th in the nation for fiscal health, warning that the Empire State has "barely sufficient cash to cover short-term spending."   The report counters credit agencies that have given... read more >

ICYMI: Bloomberg Politics - De Blasio Gets Payback From State Senate Republicans He Worked Against

Jun 26, 2015

Bill de Blasio's naked national ambitions prompted him to actively wade into the battle for majority control of New York's State Senate last year. His efforts failed, and this article in Bloomberg Politics contains a great analysis of the fallout. De Blasio Gets Payback From State Senate... read more >