William Colton

FILE -- Gov. Andrew Cuomo (credit: Getty Images)

Cuomo Expects To Meet Friday Deadline For Setting Election Date To Replace Grimm

The special election would decide the replacement for Michael Grimm, the Staten Island congessman who resigned last month after pleading guilty to tax evasion.

02/18/2015

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (credit: Getty Images)

Judge To Cuomo: Set Special Election Date To Replace Grimm By Friday

U.S. District Judge Jack B. Weinstein said he planned to set a date for a special election “as promptly as the law will allow” unless Cuomo sets his own date or justifies further delay through his lawyers in court Friday.

02/17/2015

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Brooklyn Lawmaker Proposes Law Clarifying Muni-Meter Parking Rules

A Brooklyn assemblyman is hoping to end what he calls a parking meter “shell game” that he says has been ripping off New Yorkers.

01/24/2012

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Coast Guard Bans Boats From Area Near Verrazano-Narrows Bridge

The Coast Guard has banned boats from the area near the base of the Verrazano Bridge where 1,500 live anti-aircraft shells are sitting at the bottom of Gravesend Bay.

07/03/2011

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Assemblyman Pushes NY To Collect Delinquent Taxes

Brooklyn Assemblyman William Colton said the state is owed $14.4 billion in delinquent taxes and wants Albany to make a greater effort to collect the money.

11/28/2010