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April 29th, 2014

Cowardly NY Governor Admits Political Impotence, Calls Trial Lawyers ‘Most Powerful’ Force in State

After spending millions of taxpayer dollars on a delusional national advertising campaign aimed at bringing start-up businesses to a dying state controlled by personal injury lawyers (who in their right mind would bring a business to such a state?), New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has now admitted that those lawyers dominate state politics and he is powerless to push through a popular reform bill that actually could boost redevelopment efforts . . . → Read More: Cowardly NY Governor Admits Political Impotence, Calls Trial Lawyers ‘Most Powerful’ Force in State

July 30th, 2012

Taxpayers Bear Huge Costs Imposed by NY’s Antiquated ‘Scaffold Law’

When New York Daily News columnist Bill Hammond wrote two weeks ago that the shrinking Empire State’s taxpayers would pay hundres of millions, maybe more than a billion dollars, more to renovate the Tappan Zee Bridge than they’d have to if it weren’t for the so-called “scaffold law,” the labor unions and trial lawyers let him have it . . . → Read More: Taxpayers Bear Huge Costs Imposed by NY’s Antiquated ‘Scaffold Law’