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John Farley  |  August 1, 2011 10:52 AM | Updated: August 4, 2011 6:00 AM | 2 Comments
As lawmakers in Albany begin redistricting, based on recent Census data, the process is ripe with both corruption and ingenuity.
Deputy Mayor Robert Steel will represent the Bloomberg administration on the regional economic council. Steel said the effort will help the state better focus on growth strategy. AP/Chuck Burton.
Andrew J. Hawkins for City Hall News  |  August 1, 2011 10:24 AM | Comments
Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s administration is ramping up the state's economic development efforts with a $1 billion pot of money. New York City will compete for some of that, but won't let go of its own five-borough initiatives.
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City Hall News  |  July 22, 2011 10:25 AM | Comments
We’re not sure what to think about MTA Chairman Jay Walder’s resignation. He’s a winner for landing a lucrative job building the future, but a loser for leaving the job he was born to do. And MTA riders? Write your own joke.
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Jon Lentz for The Capitol  |  July 14, 2011 8:06 AM | Comments
Questions remain on the level of savings that will be wrung out of Medicaid and how effective the property tax cap will be.
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David King for Gotham Gazette  |  July 11, 2011 5:42 PM | 1 Comment
Criminal justice advocates support Cuomo's plan to downsize the prison system, but some unions as well as communities across the state, particularly those in the economically hard-pressed upstate areas, are concerned about the loss of jobs.
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July 10, 2011 6:53 PM | 1 Comment
Gov. Andrew Cuomo has had a busy six months, full of what some might call legislative miracles.
Last Sunday's Gay Pride Parade revelers. Flickr.
John Farley  |  June 28, 2011 10:45 AM | 1 Comment
City officials and entrepreneurs are seeing dollar signs as gay couples prepared to exchange vows on July 30 when the Marriage Equality Act goes into effect.
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