Monday, May 2, 2016


Stringer plans to audit Board of Elections following primary problems

City Comptroller Scott Stringer’s office is launching an audit of the city Board of Elections following Primary Day problems in the five boroughs, including the dropping of 120,000 voters from the rolls in Brooklyn. Comments (4)

Friday, April 29, 2016

Mayoral Spin Cycle

What the elephants and donkeys left behind in New York

I’ve always found the image of the lonely sanitation man cleaning up in the wake of the circus an apt one for presidential campaigns. Comments (1)

Problems with participatory budgeting

This is in reference to your story in the April 22 Bayside Times on participatory budgeting. Comment

Thursday, April 28, 2016


Queens primary results match national trends

The preferences of Queens voters mirrored city and statewide trends in the April 19 New York presidential primaries, with Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump claiming dominant victories throughout most of the borough. Comments (1)

Thursday, April 21, 2016



The TimesLedger Newspapers erroneously reported that U.S. Attorney Preet Bahara told the Queens Civic Congress Sunday that his crusade against corrupt politicians would make news “in the next couple of weeks.” After listening to an audio tape of his remarks, the reporter who covered the story realized that Bahara was referring to the sentencings of former Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver and Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos “in the next couple of weeks.” Comments (1)
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