New York Governors Mario Cuomo and George Pataki trashed the Constitution to please the powerful, bloc-voting Hasidim that had taken over the town of Kiryas Joel just north of New York City, says a new book.
The American College of Trial Lawyers is working with Etre Communications as it pushes back against verbal attacks on the federal judge handling a fraud case against president candidate Donald Trump's former school.
Westhampton Beach outside counsel Brian Sokoloff has signed a deal with the East End Eruv Assn. allegedly giving it permanent permission to put Jewish religious symbols on 46 telephone poles on public property.
Hamptons media, caving to political pressure, are short-changing the public on facts needed so democracy can function. Awareness and discussion of two current issues suffer from an info deficit—the proposed eruv and Wi-Fi radiation in the local library and schools.
The Republican National Committee, looking to a woo a key Hispanic demographic of voters with Latino critic Donald Trump at the top of the party's presidential ticket, has brought in politico Helen Aguirre Ferre as director of Hispanic communications. (1 reader comment)
Bryan Whitman, a career Pentagon public affairs official, has been charged with three counts of misdemeanor theft in an odd confrontation the Washington Post dubbed "the latest example of the District's perpetual parking wars."
Westhampton Beach, N.Y., trustees hope to pull a “fast one” on the village Thursday—slipping a sealed eruv package under the door that would give permanent control of 46 utility poles to the East End Eruv Assn. for its religious symbols.
New York courts that find that an eruv Jewish boundary is not unconstitutional ignore the Supreme Court decision in 2005 that “permanent” religious symbols on public property are barred. Seasonal displays are mostly allowed.