Jul 132012
Dollar Democracy: ConEd donates 250K to pro-Cuomo lobbying group

Could 250 grand stand in the way of an end to the ConEd lockout? Last night the Wall Street Journal’s Jacob Gershman and Anjali Athavaley reported that Consolidated Edison has gifted $250,000 to The Committee To Save New York, a pro-Governor Andrew Cuomo lobbying group that’s come under recent scrutiny regarding a $2 million donation it [...]

Jul 122012
Gentile Stands In Solidarity With ConEd Workers, Commends Speaker Quinn For Demanding Solution, End To Lockout

The following is a press release from the office of City Councilman Vincent Gentile: COUNCILMAN GENTILE STANDS IN SOLIDARITY WITH UWUA LOCAL 1-2; COMMENDS SPEAKER QUINN FOR DEMANDING CONED FIND SOLUTION TO LABOR DISPUTE BAY RIDGE– Struggling with its first work stoppage in nearly three decades, while desperately trying to keep the electricity grid running [...]