Luke Parsnow begins his opinion piece in The Syracuse New Times with this “On May 22, 2010, Andrew Cuomo publicly announced his first run for governor while speaking to a crowd next to the Tweed Courthouse. The location was symbolic: The building was constructed by William “Boss” Tweed, the 19th-century politician who became the most notorious face in New York’s history of public corruption.
The New York Times calls out Governor Andrew Cuomo’s “forgetfulness.” When the Governor was asked if the Joe Percoco trial would reflect badly on him, he discounted the assertion calling to “political garbage” and went on to say he had not be implemented in Percoco’s schemes and suggested his name “was never mentioned” in the 8-week trial. It was. 136 times
Nicole Gelinas opines in today’s NY Post on why only robots may save the MTA now. Nicole also notes in her column how brave the contest judges are to flag this project for further study, considering how strong New York’s unions are.