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Artvoice Weekly Edition » Issue v12n42 (10/17/2013) » Section: The News, Briefly

A Chorus Line: Governor Cuomo, Legislators Dig In

Tuesday morning at 9:15, a crowd of politicians, dignitaries, movers-and-shakers, and reporters were milling around on the cobblestones of Canalside as Governor Andrew Cuomo exited his car and shook hands with Erie Canal Harbor Development Corporation board chairman Robert Gioia. The two stood shoulder to shoulder beneath the skyway as Gioia pointed out various landmarks, and described the concerts and other activities that take place there to Cuomo—who looked around, nodding his head in approval.

Small Talk

North District Councilman Joe Golombek has submitted a resolution asking the Common Council to consider supporting public financing for city elections, similar to the system New York City: For each dollar a resident gives, up to $175 per contributor, New York City matches the donation with $6 in public funds.

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