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Governor Cuomo announced last week that New York State will derive half of its energy from “renewable” sources by the year 2030. Read More.
Despite its proven success at driving down crime rates across America, the Broken Windows theory of policing continues to draw criticism. Read More.
Some members of the New York City Council have floated the idea of bumping their salaries up from $112,500 to $192,500. Read More.
Critics accuse New York City charter schools of keeping test scores high by “counselling out” weaker students. Read More.
Silver’s trial shined light on a nexus of greed, unbridled power, and sleaze that has long dominated New York State politics. Read More.
Employers across the state have said that a higher minimum will kill jobs. Read More.
The trial of former State Assembly speaker Sheldon Silver revealed the extent political corruption in New York Read More.
Residents of the East Side of Manhattan have been promised a new subway line since the 1920s. Read More.
The future prosperity and vitality of New York depend on upgrading the city’s dismal transit infrastructure. Read More.
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