Interim Dean Eric Lane Comments in WSJ Story on Gov. Cuomo’s Senate Strategy

Eric Lane, Dean and Eric J. Schmertz Distinguished Professor of Public Law and Public Service

Interim Dean Eric Lane was quoted in Jacob Gershman’s, October 8, 2012, Wall Street Journal article “In Departure, Cuomo Backs A Democrat.”

Interim Dean Lane, the former counsel to the New York Senate Democratic minority conference during the 1980s, argued that the successes of New York’s Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo in working with Republicans stands in stark contrast to the “chaos under [former Gov.] Spitzer” and that Cuomo “is doing well. Why would he want to change?”

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A version of this article appears in print on October 9, 2012, on page A21.