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New York politics – from City Hall to Albany

Cuomo’s Medicaid Redesign Team Convenes

PowerPoint presentations and staff updates about the “Key/Complex Issues” dominate second task force meeting.
February 10th, 2011
Wherever he goes to talk up his plan to tame the state’s budget, Gov. Andrew Cuomo has been telling New Yorkers how essential the work of his Medicaid Redesign Team is. ...

Bloomberg Promises to Keep Young Offenders Closer to their Families

For NYC's young offenders, detention often means living nine or ten hours from their families. But what should be done with them?
January 24th, 2011
As of this month, there are 648 young people in state-run detention facilities, and 349 of them — more than half — are from New York City. There are still more young ...

Can Andrew Cuomo Clean Up Albany?

December 21st, 2010
Like so many reform-minded governors before him, Andrew Cuomo has pledged to eradicate the tangle of ethical problems eating his state’s government from the inside out. And ...