Each week, City & State New York publishes a list of the week’s political “winners” and “losers.” Read last week’s list here.
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Category: The Week Behind Us
Last Monday, the Division of Budget (DOB) released the state’s mid-year fiscal update, which shows the state’s surplus from settlements with banks and financial institutions has grown to $5.1 billion. Next January, Gov. Cuomo will submit to lawmakers a proposed 2015-16 spending plan, which is expected to include a plan to spend the windfall. Gov. […]
Read last week’s list of New York’s ‘winners and losers’ from City & State New York.
Last week, City & State magazine released its second annual list of the 100 most influential people in state politics. In a list dominated by downstate interests, Unshackle Upstate’s Brian Sampson was selected for inclusion for the second consecutive year. The editors of City & State noted Brian’s role as “a leading advocate in Albany […]
Read last week’s list of New York’s “winners and losers” from City & State New York.
Upstate New York used to be the motor that made the American economy hum. Iconic companies like General Electric, Corning, Kodak, Bethlehem Steel and many others employed hundreds of thousands and dominated the economies and culture of their communities. Decades of nation-wide industrial decline, weak policies from Albany and Washington, and sometimes poor corporate management […]
It is clear that the effects of Tropical Storm Irene will be felt in our Upstate communities for some time. While all reports indicate that we were prepared for the storm, it is a reminder of how little control we humans have over Mother Nature. So now the clean-up begins. And as if that won’t […]
From the Desk of the Executive Director Brian Sampson What’s Inside A Message from Brian Sampson Property Tax Cap Agreement Announced* University at Buffalo Presents UB 2020 Proposal at Albany Summit* Senate Confirms Superintendent of the Department of Financial Services* Governor Seeks Federal Disaster Assistance for Spring Floods* Attorney General, Comptroller to Work Together on […]
From the Desk of the Executive Director Brian Sampson What’s Inside A Message from Brian Sampson – Support Unshackle Upstate – Join Our Fight Governor Reaches Agreement on New Contract with First Public Employee Union* Senate Confirms Burke, Beardon* Assembly Approves Rent Control Measures; Calls for Tax Cap Grow* Polls Show Support for Governor, Support […]