Only Internet Explorers Receive Reporting on Albany
Have cutbacks at NYC newspapers because of falling readership and revenue effected reporting?
Is Fred Dicker the Only NYC MSM Reporter Covering Albany?
Dicker Cuomo's Insider reports Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver is on board with Cuomo’s fiscally conservative program. 'No new taxes' as Shel freezes over Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver, in a powerful signal to Gov.-elect Andrew Cuomo, says he is ready to hold the line on state spending next year * Cuomo Welcomes Silver’s Support (YNN)
Silver Bends But Says Coup Had Nothing to Do With It Shelly Silver On Assembly Coup Rumblings: It's All Garbage
Upstate Papers Cover Albany Better A property tax balancing act Albany Times Union *It Could be Gridlock Again or Harmony NBC New York - Gabe Pressman * Cuomo not planning big changes on Day One - Buffalo News * Readers not confident Cuomo will bring change to Albany - Rochester Business Journal * Cuomo begins focus on transition, tempers expectations - Ithaca Journal * A property tax balancing act - Albany Times Union * Editorial: Familiar faces, different roles in Albany - Poughkeepsie Journal * Winners, losers in Election 2010 Crain's New York Business * Second chances Rochester Business Journal * New York's Cuomo is smart to ask for Wisconsin's rail cash Capital Times
In Search of Cuomo Plan Cuomo as Leader: Focused, Intense and at Times Alienating (NYT) * To run or not to run: Will Cuomo seek presidency? - Wall Street Journal * Cuomo Emerges, Reluctantly (YNN) * “Andrew plays at a very high level, and he demands really serious commitment and ability from everyone around him. Not everybody made the cut,” said Jon J. Cowan, the governor-elect’s chief of staff during his HUD days. * Cuomo considers Eliot Spitzer an amateur politician and himself a maestro, Chris Smith reports. * Transition Talk Time For Gov. Paterson and Andrew Cuomo(DN)
Silence On Battle For Control of the Senates? Albany and U.S. Senate
Quotas A Reality to All But the NYPD Press Spiners
Brooklyn cops told to meet ticket quotas, explosive memos reveal (DN) * Hey, Ms. Traffic Agent, a Break for a Working Stiff? (NYT) * Scofflaw politicians now face same penalty as rest of us (WSJ)
New York Economic Meltdown Study team biased vs. 'living wage,' pols say * Janitors 'clean up' (NYP) * The state is shutting down Thruway rest stops. * Boards of elections are stuck with more than $1 million worth of unused paper ballots. * "The Bloomberg administration has stacked the deck on a study of whether workers should be paid a "living wage" on city-backed developments, three city pols claim," according to our Adam Lisberg.
Terrorism More Personal View of a Detainee’s Trial (NYT)
Law and Order Off-duty NYPD captain arrests teen for breaking into cars (NYP) * Four Are Killed By Guns in City (WSJ) * Suspect Arrested in Diner Shooting (WSJ) * Weekend gunfire kills three, including Brooklyn teen * Tourist struck by police car, but not deterred * Death payout * Madison Square Garden has settled a multimillion-dollar lawsuit that accused its vendors of "recklessly" continuing to pour beer for a drunken, off-duty cop -- who then went on a death drive that killed a little boy and left his mom with massive (NYP) * Baby-shower thugs stab deliveryman in Qns.: cops (NYP)* Jurors Vote for Death in Conn. Triple-Murder Case (NYT) * 7 People Killed Since Saturday Night (NYT)
Media and New Tech Olbermann breaks silence on Twitter, returns to air Tuesday * Keith Olbermann's MSNBC suspension ends Tuesday (NYP)
National Economy Now in Power, G.O.P. Vows Cuts in State Budgets (NYT) * Battles Loom Over Taxes, Spending (WSJ)
National Politics A New Leader for the Democrats Is Nancy Pelosi really the best leader the Democrats can come up with as they slip into the minority? *Obama also said the political cost of health care reform was higher than he expected.