Azi Paybarah

Capital Playbook: Cuomo's plans—Google's big partnership:

Andrew Cuomo intends to run for re-election, or so he suggests

Bio: Azi Paybarah is a reporter for Capital. He has covered politics for The New York Observer, WNYC, The New York Sun and the New York Press.

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Ben Max to edit Gotham Gazette

Founded local-politics website decidenyc.com

Mar. 6, 2014

 
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Cuomo: ‘Kids won’t mind’ if there’s no pre-K tax

"The kids won’t mind if there is a tax or not," Cuomo said.

Mar. 6, 2014

 
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Sharpton aide signs on to Espaillat campaign

LaMon Bland, the national field director for the National Action Network, is going to work for Adriano Espaillat's campaign.

Mar. 6, 2014

 
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Playbook: How photogs got the Albany rally shot; Subways with longest delays

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Mar. 6, 2014

 
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City Hall Pro: Vision Zero’s cost; McCray to lobby Albany

City Hall Pro: Probing the cost of Vision Zero; Chirlane McCray to lobby Albany

Mar. 6, 2014

 
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Ray Kelly lands a job with a real estate giant

Will 'offer clients tailored solutions to manage and mitigate risks around the world' for Cushman & Wakefield 

Mar. 5, 2014

 
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Playbook: Cuomo v. de Blasio in Albany; Astorino day

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Mar. 5, 2014

 
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City Hall Pro: Police unions see leverage; showdown in Albany

City Hall Pro: Police unions see lawsuit leverage -- A showdown in Albany -- City budget hearings begin

Mar. 5, 2014

 
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Levine to lead ‘very active,’ and now big, Jewish Caucus

There are now 14 Jewish councilmembers, more than any individual ethnic group in the 51-member legislative body

Mar. 5, 2014

 
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Bratton on ‘aggressive begging and squeegee pests’

'I think we’re going to have a lot of surprised cops,' Bratton said of his upcoming late-night train rides

Mar. 4, 2014