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Bad Times for New York Students
As Max Eden of the Manhattan Institute and Hans Bader of the Competitive Enterprise Institute discuss, the combination of the Obama administration and Mayor Bill de Blasio has proved toxic for safety and order in New York City public schools. …
New York Judge Orders ExxonMobil to Produce 40 Years’ Worth of Climate Change Documents
On Wednesday, New York supreme court justice Barry Ostrager ordered ExxonMobil and its accounting firm, PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), to produce 40 years’ worth of the energy giant’s documents pertaining to climate-change. Ostrager’s decision sets a dangerous precedent: A public-policy debate …
Why New York Will Be a Blowout for the Donald
Repeat after me: There is no such thing as momentum. Two weeks after Ted Cruz’s unexpectedly large victory in Wisconsin, New York Republicans look poised to deliver exactly the same blowout in favor of Manhattan’s own Donald Trump as they …
NY Ethics Commission Aims to Clean Up Albany by Abolishing First Amendment
An astonishing assault on the First Amendment, courtesy of the New York State Joint Commission on Public Ethics:
The board in charge of cleaning up Albany extended its claws into newsrooms Tuesday, requiring public-relations consultants to report as lobbyists if …
New York Lawmaker Wants to Ban Minors from Buying Large-Size Sodas
‘I’ll have a large coke.”
“Can I see some I.D.?”
This exchange could become the norm in the state of New York if Assemblyman Matthew Titone (D., Staten Island) gets his way. Titone has proposed a bill that …
Giuliani Lends His Voice To AG Candidate Cahill in Final Push
New York attorney general candidate, Republican John Cahill, has enlisted former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani to help in the final push before Election Day.
“America’s Mayor” has recorded a robocall for the AG hopeful telling voters, “I’…
New poll numbers show Republican candidate for attorney general John Cahill is closing the gap on Democrat incumbent Eric Schneiderman.
According to the poll, done by Siena College, Schneiderman still leads Cahill 50-34, but these numbers represent growing support for …
New Mexico attorney general candidate Susan Riedel is making her case to voters with an op-ed in today’s Albuquerque Journal.
Wisconsin attorney general candidate Brad Schimel took to the airwaves in a detailed, televised interview to discuss why voters …
New York State Had No Successful Signups as of Friday
New York State, 0-for-the-first-18-days:
In New York, one of only 16 states that has its own exchange, not one person had succeeded in using the site to enroll in a plan as of Friday.
Donna Frescatore, director of the New …
In New York, Big Brother Is Watching Your Free Speech
When free speech threatens government power, government has a tendency to get curious about the identity and funding of dissenting speakers. This was true in the civil-rights era, when the state of Alabama tried to force the NAACP to divulge …
New York Attorney General Ordered to Release Climate-Change Pact
Last week, New York attorney general Eric Schneiderman and “Green 20” — an attorney-general-led coalition seeking to limit climate change — received yet another blow to their ongoing legal crusade against ExxonMobil when New York acting supreme court justice Henry Zwack …
Bad Machine Politics in New York’s Nassau County
Leave it to New York state Republicans to botch another congressional race.
Leave it to New York Republicans to try to win through apparently corrupt use of muscle rather than fair and square at the ballot box.
Today’s Daily Caller …
Greenwich Village Feels the Bern
New York — As U.S. senator Bernie Sanders (Independent socialist, Vt.) closes in on former secretary of state Hillary Clinton en route to Tuesday’s Democrat presidential primary, he rallied an estimated 27,000 supporters on Wednesday night in Washington Square Park. …
The Doomed Crusade Against Daily Fantasy Sports
Last week, New York State attorney general Eric Schneiderman issued cease-and-desist letters to DraftKings and FanDuel, the two largest daily-fantasy-sports (DFS) companies, claiming that the games they offer constitute illegal gambling under New York law. The companies have responded with …
An Incomplete List of the Many Things Chuck Schumer Has Tried to Ban
Senator Chuck Schumer, the senior senator from New York State, recently joined the New York Police Department in calling for a federal ban on iPhone cases that resemble real handguns, and demanded that online retailers take them off the shelves (…
A spokesperson for the reelection campaign of New York attorney general Democrat Eric Schneiderman has announced they are working on setting a date for a debate against GOP opponent John Cahill, Newsday reports.
Cahill has been calling on Schneiderman to …
In a Surrender States’ Sovereignty State of Mind
New York’s attorney general “wants to force other States to adopt the energy policies that are one of the big reasons New York is an economic basket case.” Myron Ebell, director for the Center for Energy and Environment at …
Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette is leading his Democrat opponent, Mark Trotten, 40 to 34 percent a newly released poll shows.
Iowa Attorney General Tom Miller’s office is being investigated for the management of grant money distributed from of the Crime …
The ‘Complicated, but All Bad’ Scandal in New York’s State Legislature
Rusty Weiss points out that, like many other objects that are for sale, politicians are cheaper when you buy them in bulk:
Federal investigators were tracking nine Democrats in a probe involving State Senator Shirley Huntley, who wore a wire …