This afternoon I spoke State Senator Ruben Diaz about the arrest of his fellow Bronx state legislator, Assemblymember Eric Stevenson, and about whether the level of corruption in Albany has gotten better or worse since he was first elected.
We spoke at mayoral candidate Erick Salgado’s energetic campaign rally on the steps of City Hall. Diaz endorsed Salgado. We’ll have more on Salgado’s campaign in a later report.
Are you an aspiring politician in need of guidance on getting the most out of parades? Are you a current officeholder who leaves parades feeling low? Take a lesson from a Parade Pro; watch Senator Chuck Schumer in action. (Hint: He’s the guy with the bullhorn.)
According to recent news reports, Governor Cuomo is considering seeking changes in New York’s campaign finance laws. In anticipation of the governor’s proposal, which has not yet been publicly revealed, here are a few observations on Andrew Cuomo 2014, Inc.’s most recent campaign finance disclosure statement and the campaign finance reform issues which it frames. Continue reading →