Here And Now
Gov. Andrew Cuomo is in Albany and Onondaga counties today.
At 9:45 a.m., he’ll participate in the Central new York Regional Economic Development Council “assessment tour” of the CNY Biotechnology Research Center at SUNY Upstate Medical School, 841 E. Fayette St., Syracuse.
Sean Patrick Maloney will appear with Planned Parenthood Hudson Peconic Action Fund Board of Directors Chair Pat Ryan to call on Rep. Nan Hayworth to support the organization and women in general. Hulme Park, Poughkeepsie, 10:30 a.m.
At 11 a.m., the New York Civil Liberties Union will release a report on solitary confinement in New York prisons.
From 1 p.m. to 3 p.m., the Rockefeller Institute holds a public policy forum on the impact of diminished state aid and unfunded mandates on New York’s local governments. Cuomo aide Larry Schwartz, who heads the mandate relief task force, will participate. 411 State St., Albany.
The Charter School Committee of the SUNY Board of Trustees meets at 1 p.m., SUNY Global Center
116 East 55th St., Manhattan.
The NYC Districting Commission kicks off its second round of public hearings at 5:30 p.m. at Bronx Community College, 2155 University Ave.
The state Division on Human Rights is hosting a daylong conference to observe National Disability Employment Awareness Month. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., The Strong’s National Museum of Play,
One Manhattan Square Dr., Rochester.
Under the auspices of the federal mortgage task force he co-chairs, AG Eric Schneiderman filed a civil suit against Bear Sterns & Co., citing a broad pattern of misconduct in the packaging and sale of mortgage securities during the housing boom.
A federal judge ruled that the NYPD illegally arrested large numbers of demonstrators at a protest in Lower Manhattan during the 2004 Republican National Convention in Manhattan.
The state paid $2 million to settle the wrongful conviction lawsuit brought by Michael Clancy, an apprentice elevator mechanic whose murder conviction was overturned after he had spent nearly 11 years in prison.
Sen. Tony Avella, who is mulling a 2013 Queens borough president run, has a new bill that would restructure JCOPE.
One of newly-elected Erie County Democratic Chairman Jeremy Zellner’s defeated opponents, Frank Max Jr., plans to file motions in either state or federal court this week to nullify the results of the reorganizational meeting held Saturday.
The New York Post calls Cuomo’s claim that a DOH review of the potential public health impacts of drilling might actually speed up the process by staving off litigation “preposterous, a sophistry” and accuses him of “faking” on fracking.”
Cuomo declared October “principals month” in New York.
The State Department stood by U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Susan Rice following calls from Republicans – including Rep. Pete King – for her to step down.
A criminal case against Assistant U.S. Attorney Craig Benedict should be dropped because there’s no proof he knew underage people had access to alcohol at a party at his Cazenovia home, according to a special prosecutor.
Football politics. If the Bills leave Buffalo, Cuomo stands to lose big.
An 18 point lead among women puts President Barack Obama ahead of Mitt Romney 49-45 percent among likely voters nationwide, according to a new Q poll, which is in keeping with the findings of other polls released this week.
The NYPD is doubling its anti-gang division.
The NYC Department of Education may step up its efforts to close schools after more than 150 of them posted a third straight year of mediocre results on their annual progress reports.
The Schenectady County Legislature voted to override the 2 percent tax cap.
Bill Hammond praises Cuomo for the cap, saying it is “delivering as advertised.”
Sen. Charles Schumer’s legislation aimed at cracking down on prescription-drug theft is headed to the president’s desk for signature.
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