links for 2010-12-15

  • New York and federal authorities indicted a high-ranking state senator and his son Tuesday on six charges that they embezzled more than $500,000 from their New York City health clinic for lavish spending
  • Just 19 out of 100 who complete ninth grade and then graduate from high school go on to earn an associate's degree in three years or a bachelor's degree in six,
  • Lame-duck Gov. Paterson continued his exit tour by praising the man he replaced: Hooker-happy Eliot Spitzer
  • Gov.-elect Andrew Cuomo has called for a state employee wage freeze to help the state deal with its fiscal crisis and now the state’s mayors want the same.