Thursday, May 10, 2012

After a Rebellion That Shook Albany, Three Falls From Grace

After four Democratic state senators orchestrated a coup that temporarily paralyzed state government, two are headed to prison, and one, Pedro Espada Jr., is being tried on corruption charges.

G.O.P. Senator Who Backed Gay Unions Won’t Run

James S. Alesi, one of four Republicans state senators who voted for same-sex marriage last year, said he would not seek re-election because he did not want a “grueling” primary battle.

Thompson Quits Authority to Focus on Bid for Mayor

William C. Thompson Jr., who was appointed to the Battery Park City Authority in 2010, is stepping down as its chairman.

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