Karen DeWitt appears in the following:
Wednesday, December 11, 2013
New York State Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver, a Democrat, said he's encouraged by one of Gov. Andrew Cuomo's tax commission proposals — to enact a circuit-breaker mechanism limiting the amount of property taxes paid by lower income New Yorkers. But he said he doesn't want to sacrifice money for schools in order to pay for tax cuts.
Monday, December 09, 2013
Gov. Andrew Cuomo's commission to study tax cuts missed the deadline to report its findings by Dec. 6, after controversy over former Gov. George Pataki’s desire to cut income taxes for all wage earners, including the wealthy.
Wednesday, December 04, 2013
Monday, December 02, 2013
Governor Cuomo’s anti-corruption commission issued a scathing report Monday evening that criticizes what the commission says is Albany’s culture of corruption and recommends numerous reforms.
Monday, November 25, 2013
Governor Andrew Cuomo is critical of state lawmakers who are fighting subpoenas that would force legislators to reveal their outside business with legal clients.
Wednesday, November 20, 2013
New York Education Commissioner John King faced tough questioning by both liberal and conservative members of the Assembly at Wednesday's hearing about student privacy concerns.
Sunday, November 17, 2013
A landowners group says it intends to file a lawsuit against what it says are the Cuomo Administration’s unreasonable delays on hydro fracking before the end of the year.
Wednesday, November 13, 2013
At a Senate hearing on the state’s new Common Core educational standards, teachers, principals and Senators themselves complained that the implementation has been dysfunctional.
Tuesday, November 12, 2013
The video is amusing. The message is not.
Wednesday, October 30, 2013
Republicans in the Senate who are targets of subpoenas by Gov. Andrew Cuomo's anti-corruption Moreland Act Commission are fighting back in court.
Monday, October 28, 2013
One of the six ballot initiatives New Yorkers will see on November 5th calls for raising the retirement age of some judges to 80.
Thursday, October 24, 2013
The first ad is out promoting the ballot amendment to build new casinos in New York. It focuses on the benefits the casinos might bring, and not on actual gambling activity.
Wednesday, October 23, 2013
Governor Cuomo says he thinks the state can afford a tax cut next year, despite a projected $1 billion budget gap.
Wednesday, October 16, 2013
A state Supreme Court judge has thrown out a lawsuit that challenged the wording of a November ballot measure to expand gambling in New York.
Friday, October 11, 2013
A State Supreme court judge heard arguments Friday on whether the Board of Elections should change the wording of a casino gambling amendment that critics say improperly advocates for the measure’s passage.
Thursday, October 10, 2013
A State Supreme Court judge will hear a challenge Friday to the wording of a November ballot amendment. The measure would allow up to seven new casinos in New York.
Thursday, October 10, 2013
A lawmaker from Binghamton who is on the Cuomo Administration’s hydro fracking advisory panel is asking for a do-over of an ongoing health review, saying the secretive process has compromised public confidence.
Tuesday, October 01, 2013
New York's comptroller is warning that a prolonged government shutdown could depress the state's already struggling economy.
Tuesday, September 24, 2013
Supporters of campaign finance reform rallied outside a hearing held by Governor Cuomo’s commission on public corruption Tuesday evening. They demanded change to what they say is a pay to play culture.
Tuesday, September 17, 2013
New York State Comptroller Tom DiNapoli said he’s looking for more startup companies and entrepreneurs to invest in, as part of a partnership between the state’s pension fund and private equity managers.