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The best items from The Notebook, City & State’s political blog City & State’s political blog, The Notebook, is your key source for political and campaign developments in New York. Stay on top of the news with items like these  at www.cityandstateny.com/thenotebook. 1. BROOKLYN Have we stumbled into an episode of Mad Men? Republican State Sen. Marty Golden’s office planned a career-development event this month for women in his district to teach them “Posture, Deportment and the Feminine Presence.” The… [More]

The FootNote: A real press release, annotated

Written by Jon Lentz on . Posted in Upfront

Sent 3:48 p.m. on Wednesday, May 23 from Rep. Charles Rangel’s campaign  The Kicker: A Choice Quote From City & State’s First Read Email “I think that the governor has a mixed record, and, frankly, doesn’t do anything for poor and working-class people that we don’t make him do.” —Brooklyn State Sen. Kevin Parker to The New York Times  … [More]

The Footnote

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Sent 10:58 a.m. on Wednesday, May 16 from Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s press office Do you have a press release to submit for The Footnote? Email editor@cityandstateny.com with “Footnote” in the subject line.… [More]

Money Pile

Written by Laura Nahmias on . Posted in Upfront

New York politicos lag in claiming money from unclaimed funds account Tax season’s over, and for some of us the refunds can’t come soon enough—but for many New York politicos, there’s extra cash sitting in a massive $11 billion pile of orphan money under the auspices of State Comptroller Tom DiNapoli’s Unclaimed Funds department. The Unclaimed Funds database, which has been in existence since 1985, allows New Yorkers to type in their names and find whether or not they are… [More]