New York Business.com
Governor's race starts with a whimper
In a radio interview Thursday, Gov. Andrew Cuomo calmly disputed Republican challenger Rob Astorino's claims that New York's economy was in free-fall.
Rochester Democrat and Chronicle
Erie County GOP chair says there's "zero appetite" for primaries
There's a reason why: Erie County has more than 11 percent of the weighted vote in the GOP's nominating process for statewide elections this year, based on Buffalo developer Carl Paladino's success in western New York in the 2010 gubernatorial election.
Tonight on The Independents : Ron Paul vs. the NSA, Chris Christie...
Tonight on The Independents : Ron Paul vs. the NSA, Chris Christie vs. the Drug War, Jim Epstein vs. the Port Authority, Plus Ask a Communist, Snorting Smarties, and Rob Ford's Jamaiccent of the surveillance state .
Affordable Housing Will Be In Focus in 2014
The debate over housing reform heated up in 2013, as policymakers introduced various proposals to wind down bailed-out housing giants Fannie Mae But the future of the government sponsored enterprises, or GSEs as they are more commonly called, is unlikely to be determined in 2014.