July 19, 2013 When Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington issued a report listing 18 governors as the nation's "worst" it immediately raised eyebrows and some partisan ire for its notable tilt — just two were Democrats.
May 1, 2013 Also: a lost love poem by Vita Sackville-West; the history of the octopus in Western culture; and why The Great Gatsby endures.
November 14, 2012 Acting CEO/COO Michael Hervey will leave at the end of the year; had planned to step down before Sandy struck. N.Y. Gov. Andrew Cuomo wants to appoint an investigative panel to check utilities' response during and after Superstorm Sandy hit.
November 3, 2012 The governors of both New Jersey and New York signed executive orders Friday intended to help address fuel shortages in areas hit by Sandy. The federal government also said it would be working to deliver fuel to the area.
June 27, 2011 The victory for marriage equality legislation in New York has placed in sharp relief the willingness of state lawmakers, particularly Republicans, to openly support same-sex marriage and President Obama's reluctance to do the same on the national stage. (He's publicly for civil union and says his views are "evolving.)