Saturday, June 4, 2011

Keep Calm and Carry On - Bill McKibben

If you've been wondering about all of the weather related natural disasters that have wreaked havoc with the earth recently then this op/ed piece by Bill McKibben from will put our nation's ignorant approach to these questions in revealing perspective.

Cuomo and Legislative Leaders Strike Deal on New Ethics Rules

This is certainly good news for New York politics as there will now be external oversight of the state legislature and lawmakers will be required to disclose clients who have business before the state. However, in order to get it passed, Cuomo gave the Senate Majority Leader veto power over investigations and all votes for or against investigations will be kept secret.