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Hochul Calls for Rail Safety Regulations — After Vetoing Keystone Rail Safety Bill
In December, the governor vetoed legislation requiring freight trains to be staffed with at least two crew members. Rail workers say it’s a bare minimum for safety.
February 28, 2023
Amazon Likely To Win Nine-Figure Tax Break To Build Western New York Warehouse
The deal has been two years in the making, but it’s been a secret for most of that time.
August 9, 2022
Hochul Vetoes Bill to Create Utility Consumer Advocate
Hochul argues the office would be redundant, because the state already protects utility consumers.
December 8, 2021
As Water Shutoff Moratorium Nears Expiration, Hochul Administration Isn’t Enforcing It — or Distributing Federal Water Aid
The moratorium expires in December. But New York hasn’t distributed a single dollar of the $70 million of federal water assistance.
October 26, 2021
Schumer Announces New York’s Latest Semiconductor Deal, to Subsidy Watchdogs’ Chagrin
New York is showering microchip manufacturers with billions in subsidies—on top of massive federal incentives.
July 26, 2021
Records Reveal New York’s Growing Mountain of Water Debt
Advocates are pushing the legislature to extend and strengthen a moratorium on water shutoffs set to expire at the end of the month.
March 17, 2021