Wednesday, December 13, 2006

Afternoon Odds N Ends

Capitol Confidential has NYRA Sues The State "The New York Racing Association has sued the state for failing to grant approvals for a VLT casino at Aqueduct."........that is what the state needs now..a bankrupt company running the racinos......right.......for the latest and greatest about the Pataki hiring binge and Let's Make A Deal going on today......click here Appointments (Updated) and here .......... The Extraordinary Session and here Special Session Report (Updated)........Elizabeth B is really on her game today with this coverage.......Azi Paybarah(The Politicker) reports The Times has this intriguing item about an impending announcement of charges against a state Senator who defrauded the public out of $400,000 in member items.
UPDATE: The AP just
reported that the Senator in question is Efrain Gonzalez Jr. More Trouble in Albany ..............Danny Hakim (NY Times Empire Zone) has The Spitzer-Hevesi Warfare, Cont. A rose by any other name......Hevesi is trying to put a positive spin on his shelling out a ton of the green stuff.....Spitzer's Office is not buying it.........they should know......and......."Moments after his latest indictment was announced in Manhattan, Senator Efrain Gonzalez, a Bronx Democrat, said “no comment, talk to my lawyer,” and then added, “I’m innocent. You know, we’ve got to keep moving.”
He made the comments during a break on the Senate floor in Albany, where a special session is being held today. "
The Senator Responds ...................andy

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