Monday, January 14, 2013

City Comptroller John Liu's unofficial mayoral campaign is moving forward despite the legal troubles of people connected to his campaign, as he has raised $522,000 during the six-month fundraising period that ended Friday, The Wall Street Journal reports:

* State Sens. Ruben Diaz and Liz Krueger are facing eviction from their district offices because their rent grossly exceeds Senate-mandated limits of $40,000 a year for downstate senators, the News writes:

* Brooklyn politicians state Sen. Eric Adams and City Councilman Domenic Recchia have raised $100,000 each to run for Brooklyn borough president, despite the perception that the position is largely ceremonial, the News reports:

New York City homeowners close to the water could pay more in flood insurance premiums as federal and city officials redraw flood zone maps that haven't been changed since 1983, the Post's David Seifman writes:

Critics say racial divisions exist within New York City's gifted and talented programs, and the Education Department refused to provide the racial breakdowns, the Times reports:

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