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Politics Aside: Is it time for Liu to step down?
Blogs / Columnists / Voices Robert Hornak 11/30/2011 at 10:01AM

As more information continues to spill out about the scandal surrounding John Liu’s fundraising practices, both in his 2009 campaign for comptroller and his current effort to run for mayor, it is becoming clear that his ability to effectively do his job is in serious jeopardy.  That would be the case for anyone in this [...]

Politics Aside: Time for pink slips to fly
News Robert Hornak 10/17/2011 at 12:39PM

Nobody likes to see anyone fired; especially when times are tough and jobs are hard to find. But the fact remains that one of New York’s biggest problems is a bloated public employee force, with generous pay and benefits compared to what is found in the private sector. Governor Andrew Cuomo is approaching the end [...]