Post Tagged with: "Citizens Union"

Citizens Union Welcomes New Executive Director, Betsy Gotbaum

Citizens Union Welcomes New Executive Director, Betsy Gotbaum

Citizens Union Welcomes New Executive Director, Betsy Gotbaum Citizens Union is pleased to announce the arrival of its new Executive Director, Betsy Gotbaum, former New York City Public Advocate and longtime ally of good government. Working closely with the Board […]

by · February 6, 2018 · News
Bronx Political Round-up: Cuomo Sets 4/24 Special Election

Bronx Political Round-up: Cuomo Sets 4/24 Special Election

Governor Andrew Cuomo released the proclamation declaring April 24 as the date of the special election to fill 11 legislative vacancies in the State Senate (2) and the State Assembly (9).

NY People’s Convention Series Comes To the Bronx, Tonite

NY People’s Convention Series Comes To the Bronx, Tonite

The movement for a New York State Constitutional Convention is taking off in The Bronx. New York Says Yes, a coalition of New Yorkers, good government groups and civic organizations that has come together to make the most of the […]

NY City Hall -- Council Chambers, East Wing

Op-Ed — Council Pay Raise and Populist Anger

It’s obscene that the NY City Council voted itself a 32%, $36,0000 retroactive pay raise.

by · February 7, 2016 · Op Ed
Skelos and Son Convicted On All Corruption Counts

Skelos and Son Convicted On All Corruption Counts

Ex-State Senate leader Skelos and his son found guilty at corruption trial Former state Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos and his son, Adam, were convicted on all counts Friday for shaking down more than $300,000 in payoffs by trading on […]

by · December 12, 2015 · Corruption Watch, Crime, News, Politics
Opinion: Robert Siano, Independence and Strength to Clean Up The Bronx

Opinion: Robert Siano, Independence and Strength to Clean Up The Bronx

For as long as most of us can remember, the Bronx Democratic political machine has pulled the strings in the borough. Bronx voters expect to have their voices heard each November, but by then, it’s usually too late. By election […]

by · October 25, 2015 · Bronx Politics, Elections, Op Ed