Albany to Suburbs: We’ll Pay You to Build Housing. Suburbs to Albany: No Thanks
Mayors said they aren’t interested in state grants to expand housing. “You can’t dig a hole in the ground for that kind of money,” one told New York Focus.
We’re fine if we don’t get any money. Honestly it’s not going to make much of a difference for us even if we were to get a $50,000 grant.
In my village we don’t have the space for it. They can incent me all they want.
They really lack compassion. They need to go to church on Sunday or something.
Trade groups are spending big to fight legislation that would restrict single-use packaging and bar their preferred “chemical recycling” technologies.
The policy and its sudden reversal will be among Acting Commissioner Anthony Annucci’s last acts.
A new letter from the federal government is energizing a push to expand health insurance for undocumented New Yorkers, but time is running out.
While the governor awaits guidance from the federal government, thousands of undocumented New Yorkers can’t afford to go to the doctor.
At Belmont Park’s opening day, local brass celebrated a windfall of state cash. Hardly any fans showed up.
New York tied its minimum wage to inflation — but exceptions in Governor Hochul's plan will likely cancel wage increases in many years.
“It’s done. It’s not happening,” an Assembly source told New York Focus. Lawmakers are poised to reject measures to boost housing supply and protect renters.
Democratic Assembly leaders refused to entertain the governor’s primary tactic to achieve housing growth and affordability.