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Courtney Burke, commissioner of the State Office for the Developmentally Disabled. In a few days, the office will release a report on the improvement it's made over the past six months. Photo courtesy of opwdd.ny.gov.
John Farley  |  October 21, 2011 2:12 PM | Updated: October 25, 2011 10:15 AM | 2 Comments
Six months after reports surfaced of rampant abuse of developmentally disabled people living under state care, the new head of the Office for People with Developmental Disabilities discusses what's changed under her watch.
Joe Lhota is the newly appointed chairman of the Metropolitan Transit Authority. Gov. Andrew Cuomo has been deliberating on a new MTA chief since Jay Walder resigned in July. Photo courtesy of Madison Square Garden.
Gene Russianoff  |  October 20, 2011 5:15 PM | Comments
Joe Lhota will be taking on one of the toughest jobs in government in one of the harshest economic times in America. But he's qualified for the job.
Rendering of Moynihan Station in Midtown Manhattan. Image courtesy of hellskitchennyc.blogspot.com.
John Farley  |  October 20, 2011 10:44 AM | Comments
By naming one of his deputies to run the Port Authority yesterday and putting the agency in charge of building an expanded Moynihan Station in Midtown, Gov. Andrew Cuomo put another footprint in the center of Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s New York City.
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Daniel T. Allen  |  October 19, 2011 6:49 AM | 1 Comment
Carl McCall, who was the first African-American to serve as New York State comptroller, will take control of a network of 64 campuses, the largest higher education system in the country.VIDEO
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Daniel T. Allen  |  October 18, 2011 4:00 AM | 3 Comments
The Occupy Wall Street protesters have been criticized for an amorphous agenda but another group of union-backed activists delivered a clear message to Albany on Monday: "Tax the rich!"
Indian Point Energy Center. A new report claims there are multiple alternative energy sources which could replace the controversial power plant by 2015. Photo courtesy of Left of the Hudson.
John Farley  |  October 18, 2011 4:00 AM | Updated: October 24, 2011 5:08 PM | Comments
Indian Point, the nuclear power plant that sits on a fault line just north of New York City, has prompted fears of meltdown in the wake of 9/11 and Fukushima. Is it time to shut it down?
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Sam Lewis  |  October 13, 2011 5:11 PM | 6 Comments
MetroFocus looks at what politicians had to say when the Occupy Wall Street movement started nearly four weeks ago, and what they're saying now.VIDEO
Bank bailouts have fueled the fire of the Occupy Wall Street movement, now in its fourth week, but a new report anticipates lower profit margins. MetroFocus/Sam Lewis
Andrew J. Hawkins for The Capitol  |  October 11, 2011 9:52 AM | 2 Comments
Bank bailouts have fueled the fire of Occupy Wall Street protesters but a new report anticipates lower profit margins, rampant job loss and fewer sky-high bonuses for Wall Street's workforce.
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Daniel T. Allen  |  September 27, 2011 9:53 AM | Comments
President Clinton will address the first meeting of statewide Regional Economic Development Councils in Albany this week. The Capitol Report's Susan Arbetter reports.VIDEO
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City Hall News  |  September 23, 2011 10:51 AM | Comments
Gov. Cuomo’s poll numbers soared while the world’s leaders converged on Midtown to decide foreign policy and aggravate commuters. And, as always, the weeks winners and losers came into focus.
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