Recent Streetsblog NYC posts about Bestocracy

Pin it on Shelly!

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Plot the Pork. What would you like to add to Sheldon Silver’s Google map? With New York City’s mostly uncontested primary elections less than a week away, attention turns to the 64th State Assembly district in Lower Manhattan, where New York Times-endorsed insurgent Paul Newell is running a long-shot campaign against Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver. […]

On the Campaign Trail, Silver Blames MTA for Pricing Debacle

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Finding himself with two opponents in next month’s Democratic primary, the Downtown Express reports that Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver is spending the summer knocking on doors and chatting with editorial boards. Apparently accepting the premise that Silver "supported" congestion pricing, the Express writes: This week, he repeated his reason for not bringing it to the […]