Dick Dadey

Dick Dadey appears in the following:

Strengthening Police Accountability, From Shootings to Everyday Abuse

Tuesday, August 16, 2016

A new legislative package aims to promote communication, transparency and accountability in everyday interactions between the NYPD and the public.

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Board(s) of Election Explained

Tuesday, April 26, 2016

What are Boards of Elections? And why are they in the news so much right now? Hear what the Boards are supposed to do and why they're politically-controlled. 

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City Council Pay Raise: Yay or Neigh?

Monday, February 01, 2016

City Council members will vote Friday to raise their pay more than 30 percent. This comes on the same day as a vote to move horse carriages to Central Park. Is there a conflict here?

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Albany Ethics on Trial

Thursday, November 19, 2015

With the corruption trials underway for the former leaders of the New York State Senate and Assembly, hear about the push for comprehensive reform of the way the state does business.

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Albany and Good Government

Thursday, June 18, 2015

With the legislative season wrapping up for the year, is there any hope for Albany?

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All in the Family

Wednesday, May 06, 2015

A closer look at nepotism in and out of office in the wake of the arrest of New York State Sen. Majority Leader Dean Skelos and his son.

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Potential for Ethics Reform in Albany

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

The Assembly Speaker and Governor came to an agreement on ethics reform last night. Assemblyman Todd Kaminsky shares the details, then good government groups weigh in.

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City Council Speaker Wants Instant Runoff Voting

Friday, March 07, 2014

New York City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito traveled to Albany earlier this week with 35 agenda priorities, and one of them was instant runoff voting. She and other supporters want to abolish expensive runoff elections and instead have voters rank their preferences. Dick Dadey, executive director of Citizens Union, explains why he supports the policy, and whether it could become reality. Plus: a roundup of other changes to rules and operations in the City Council, and the latest on Bill de Blasio, who was in Chicago yesterday at a meeting of big-city mayors, while poll numbers back in New York City show only a 39% approval rating for the new mayor.

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Debating Age Limits for Judges

Monday, November 04, 2013

Milton L. Williams, Jr., chair of the Fund and Committee for Modern Courts, partner at Vladeck, Waldman, Elias & Engelhard, and currently serving as co-chair of the Moreland Act Commission to Investigate Public Corruption, and Dick Dadey, executive director of Citizens Union, debate the New York ballot proposal 6 to raise the age limit for appeals court judges to 80.

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New York City's Messy Elections (v.2013)

Monday, September 16, 2013

Bill Thompson has scheduled an 11am press conference today, at which he is expected to withdraw from the mayoral raceBrigid Bergin, WNYC politics reporter, discusses the breaking news. And Dick Dadey, Executive Director of Citizens Union, discuss why the vote count has been so problematic, why turnout is so low, and what to do about it.

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How Corrupt is New York?

Wednesday, April 03, 2013

Dick Dadey, executive director of Citizens Union, and Susan Lerner, executive director of Common Cause New York, discuss whether or not the recent mayoral race bribery scandal can be seen as an indictment of state politics on the whole, and what measures could yield greater transparency within the political process.


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State's Role in Silver/Lopez Scandal

Monday, September 10, 2012

Dick Dadey, President of Citizens Union, discusses his criticism of the way the Vito Lopez sexual harassment allegations were handled.

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Why You Should Care About Redistricting

Tuesday, February 28, 2012

Dick Dadey, president of Citizens Union, joins us to discuss the latest twists and turns in the redistricting battle, and why Governor Cuomo's veto threat isn't working.

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NY Redistricting Battles

Wednesday, November 02, 2011

Dick Dadey, executive director of public interest watchdog Citizen's Union, and Angelo Falcón, president and founder of the National Institute for Latino Policy, talk about the redistricting fight heating up in Albany.

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30 Issues: Rational Redistricting

Wednesday, October 06, 2010

New York Assemblyman Michael Benjamin (D-The Bronx) and Dick Dadey, executive director of the Citizen's Union, a watchdog for the public interest and an advocate for good government, talk about non-partisan redistricting and what, besides numbers, needs to count in the process. And, Brenda Wright, director of the Democracy Program at Demos, talks about the effect of redistricting on prisoners.

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NYC Charter Review

Monday, July 19, 2010

Dick Dadey, executive director of the Citizen's Union, a watchdog for the public interest and an advocate for good government, talks about Citizen Union's parallel charter review and their recommendations for improving city government.

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Where You Draw the Line

Monday, May 10, 2010

Celeste Katz, who writes the Daily Politics blog at the New York Daily News, and Dick Dadey, executive director of the public interest and good government advocacy group Citizen's Union, talk about Democrats, Republicans and redistricting.

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Whose Authority?

Wednesday, August 19, 2009

New York Times Albany bureau chief Danny Hakim and Dick Dadey, executive director of the government watch dog group Citizens Union, talk about the legislation to overhaul the state authorities, called New York's "shadow government."

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A New Truce in Albany

Friday, July 10, 2009

The coup is over, or long live the coup? Republicans have gone back to being the minority party in the State Senate, after temporarily seizing power when two Democrats joined their conference on June 8. But after Bronx Democrat Pedro Espada went back to his ...


Albany Leadership Change

Tuesday, June 09, 2009

Liz Krueger, New York State Senator (D-Manhattan, 26th district), and Hiram Monserrate, New York State Senator (D-Queens, 13th district), react to the change in leadership in Albany. Plus: Dick Dadey, executive director of the Citizens Union, a watchdog for the public interest, and an advocate for good ...

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