Albany's rent-control conspiracy explained – Crain's New York Business (blog)

Albany's rent-control conspiracy explainedCrain’s New York Business (blog)The Rent Stabilization Association, representing landlords—including small ones—wanted to preserve rules that deregulated vacant luxury-rate apartments. The Real Estate Board of New York was primarily interested in extending the controversial 421-a …

Encouraging New York to Act on GMO Food Labeling Law

AP News in Brief at 9:58 pm EDT – East Oregonian (subscription)

Washington PostAP News in Brief at 9:58 pm EDTEast Oregonian (subscription)Beau Biden suffered a mild stroke in 2010 and underwent surgery at a Texas cancer center in 2013 to remove what was described as a small lesion. … Section 215 is also used by the FBI about 200 times a year to obtain all manner of business records …AP News in Brief at 9:58 pm EDT – New Jersey HeraldNew Jersey Heraldall 1,051 news articles »

Financiers eye SEC crackdown on political spending as 2016 nears – New York Post

New York PostFinanciers eye SEC crackdown on political spending as 2016 nearsNew York PostThe SEC calls this the “pay-to-play” rule, which it adopted in 2010 and that effectively bans political donations — with the exception of some small sums — by certain executives and staff at investment advisers to officials at state public pension ……