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Governor Cuomo and New York City Mayor in Contention Over Plans for Mega-Projects

Mayor Bill de Blasio might have a plan to build a mega-project over a 180-acre rail yard in New York City, but Governor Andrew has other ideas. In his State of the City address, Mayor de Blasio called for a platform to be built over the Sunnyside Yards — a 180-acre train yard in Queens […]


With New Yorkers Living Longer, State Budget Feels a Strain

The 19.7 million people living throughout New York State are living longer than ever before — and while that’s great news for them, it’s giving the state’s budget-makers a headache. According to a February 15 Buffalo News article, State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli first took longer lifespans into account in September to craft the public plan, estimating that […]