Monthly Archives: November 2012

Make Recovering From Sandy a Public Conversation

To his credit, Governor Cuomo has convened a “Sandy Commission” of experts to review what worked and didn’t work during Sandy, and to make recommendations for how New York should prepare for rising oceans and volatile weather.  The availability of inexpensive, easy to use, information technology has created an unprecedented opportunity to make the “Sandy […]

Money in Politics in New York: November 9 Edition

NY State Attorney General Should Investigate Shadowy “Non-profits” Citizens Union has filed a formal complaint with New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman, asking the office to investigate a Virginia-based 501(c)(4) that poured money into New York State Senate races.Article 7-A of the Executive Law requires charities and nonprofits that solicit contributions from residents, corporations foundations or government agencies […]