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Artvoice Weekly Edition » Issue v12n21 (05/23/2013) » Section: Week in Review

The Director's Cut

On May 13, one of my shadowy informants pointed out that the Chronicle of Higher Education recently published salary information on university presidents. The source was puzzled to see that UB President Satish Tripathi’s salary had apparently gone down since his inauguration in 2011. It was a slow news day around the office, so I sent off a couple of emails. One went to the Chronicle, and one went to the communications office for the State University of New York in Albany.

DiNapoli Argues For Public Financing of State Elections

New York State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli came to town last Thursday to stump for public financing of election campaigns, accompanied by Larry Norden of the Brennan Center for Justice at New York University and Brittany L. Stalsburg, an analyst for Lake Research Partners, which recently released a poll revealing broad support among New Yorkers of all political persuasions for comprehensive election law reform.

Peace Bridge War Leaves Basic Questions Unanswered

What to make of all this argy-bargy and nastiness about the running of the Peace Bridge? By the very people who run the bridge, and associates?

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