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NYTimes: HarperCollins backing off book about Cuomo in favor of one written by him

It was only last April when Fred Dicker, a political columnist for The New York Post, announced that he was writing a biography of Governor Cuomo. At the time, a spokesman for Cuomo said the governor would cooperate with it. What a difference a year makes. Their relationship has since cooled. Now New York Times reporters Thomas Kaplan and Julie Bosman are reporting that HarperCollins has agreed to instead publish a memoir by the governor himself.

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Heather and Ken in the news

Heather-with-Fred-1-10-13Heather Briccetti and Ken Pokalsky were in demand following Governor Cuomo’s State of the State address. Heather appeared on both Fred Dicker’s and Susan Arbetter’s radio programs this morning. She will be appearing on Capital Tonight with Liz Benjamin, which airs on YNN at 8:00 p.m. this evening – it re-airs at 11:30 p.m.

Ken appeared live on WTEN from outside the Capitol this morning at 6 and 6:30. Yes, it was very cold. We will post the programs as soon as they become available to us.

Heather Briccetti in the news

Heather Briccetti, president and CEO of The Business Council, will be commenting on Governor Cuomo’s State of the State on three different programs Thursday. She will appear on Fred Dicker’s Live from the Capitol program which airs on Talk1300 at 10:30 a.m. She will then be on Capitol Pressroom with Susan Arbetter on WCNY. And later in the evening, Heather will be on Capital Tonight with Liz Benjamin. That program airs on YNN at 8:00 and re-airs at 11:30 p.m.