Tag Archives: New York state politics

Conservative Party of New York State: Have you signed our postcard to cut spending?

http://www.cpnys.org/:

The Conservative Party of NYS is committed to the taxpayers of New York State and know that cutting spending has to be the top priority of the Administration and Legislature. Please join our efforts by signing our post card that urges Governor Cuomo to keep his promise made to the citizens of New York State during his campaign that he will not increase taxes and fees or borrow to balance the state budget.… Read more ...

New York Green Gubernatorial candidate Howie Hawkins criticizes Democrats Cuomo, Patterson

On The Wilder Side:

Howie Hawkins, the Green Party of New York State candidate for Governor, said today he opposed Governor Paterson’s proposal to raid more than $100 million from the Environmental Protection Fund under the guise of raising $6 million to keep state parks and historic sites open.

Hawkins noted:

When the state is rebating $16 billion annually to Wall Street speculators from the Stock Transfer Tax, it certainly doesn’t need to raid an already depleted fund for environmental capital projects in order to keep state parks open.

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Mike’s 750G aide probed: (Bloomberg and Independence Party in NY)

(excerpt from) The NY Post
by David Seifman

A top campaign adviser to Mayor Bloomberg — who won’t explain how he spent $750,000 of the mayor’s money — is now the target of a grand-jury probe.

Sources said last night that Manhattan DA Cyrus Vance Jr. is summoning witnesses before a panel examining what John Haggerty Jr.

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