Category Archives: - State Government

Cuomo on the Non-Blizzard of 2015

January 27, 2015- Your Moment of Zen: Governor Cuomo after the state and city were literally shut down by him, wiping the egg off of his face.

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Sheldon Silver pushed out by his own Democrats

January 27, 2015- The NYT reports, “Moving to exile one of New York’s most powerful and long-serving leaders, Democrats in the State

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CB1’s Anthony Notaro mocks FBI investigations into Sheldon Silver

 January 7, 2015- By Steven E. Greer The largest newspapers reported last week that New York State Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver is

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The fallout begins: NY Post ties top NY judges to alleged Sheldon Silver asbestos crimes

January 25, 2015- The civil courts across the country are now the only honest source of check and balance

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Did my lawsuit help the governor decide to change the Chairman of the SLA?

Update January 16, 2015- We are hearing that this move from the SLA to Medicaid IG for Mr. Rosen was

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BPCA Chairman Mehiel has paid all of the relevant elected officials

January 24, 2015- Did you ever wonder why the local elected officials did not do more to save Mike Fortenbaugh’s

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Scenes from the BPCA board meeting deciding the fate of the marina

January 22, 2015- Scenes from the BPCA board meeting today:

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CB1’s Tammy Meltzer praises Sheldon Silver after his arrest

January 25, 2014- Downtown Express reports, “Tammy Meltzer, a Community Board 1 member, said

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Who’s the NY Supreme Court judge abusing their parking pass on Rector Place?

January 18, 2015- A New York Supreme Court judge is abusing their “Park Anywhere” license plate and

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Larry Schwartz is ousted as Cuomo’s “Chief of Staff”

January 12, 2015- By Steven E. Greer BatteryPark.TV has previously reported on the chaos within Governor Cuomo’s staff in Albany and his staff running the BPCA.

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Sheldon Silver steps down

January 25, 2015- The NY Times reports that Sheldon Silver has

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Shari Hyman of the BPCA wants to destroy the West Thames grass field

January 22, 2014- By Steven E. Greer As a result of the inadequate agronomy skills possessed by BPC Parks Conservancy leader Tessa Huxley and her

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Exclusive: BPCA did not get permission to design Pier-A in current form

January 15, 2015- By Steven E. Greer, MD BatteryPark.TV previously reported on the botched “Visitor Center” that is now a stalled project inside of Pier-A. Funded

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You have probably been to one of the Farkas IGY marinas

January 24, 2015- I was not interested in the actual marina aspect of MarinaGate. My main interest

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Exclusive: Did BPCA’s CFO Robert Serpico misappropriate $4.2 Million NY State grant money?

December 12, 2014- By Steven E. Greer, MD BatteryPark.TV has previously reported on the mishandling of the construction and design of the Pier-A visitor center that was funded by a $4.2 Million New York State parks grant funds.

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The History of BPC by Ed Koch

We had the chance to interview Mr. Koch a few years ago. Ed Koch, former Mayor of New York City and former U.S. Congressman,

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It’s not just the Democrats who are corrupt in New York

November 10, 2014- I was amazed at how the

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Told you so: Sheldon Silver arrested by FBI

January 22, 2015- SHELDON SILVER HAS BEEN ARRESTED BY THE FBI, for allegedly not reporting income from law firms.

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Sheldon Silver uses campaign funds to pay for defense lawyer

January 19, 2015- Our favorite politicians is in the news again. The Post reports, “Defending city and

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BPCA violates anti-nepotism laws to make internal investigation go away, whistleblower claims

September 25, 2014- By Steven E. Greer BPCA Chairman and CEO Dennis Mehiel came into office on June 20, 2012. The President serving him at the time was Gayle Horwitz.

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