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'Grubergate' Videos Have Republicans Screaming For Repealing Of ObamacareWord of stunning statements made by a major architect of the Affordable Care Act has Republicans vowing to repeal it.
NYPD To Create Grand Larceny Unit To Address Identity, Electronics TheftsPolice Commissioner Bill Bratton says the 300-member unit will focus on preventing thefts of smart phones, computer tablets and people's financial resources.
Cuomo's Pledge: Start, Expand Business In N.Y. And Avoid Taxes For DecadeA slick new television ad makes a promise most business owners would jump at: Start-up or expand a business in New York and enjoy a 10-year exemption from property, sales and even state income taxes.
Critics Contend Extending 'Temporary' Income Tax Is Bad For NYThe $2 billion income tax increase isn't due to expire until 2014, but that's an election year.
Questions About Legality, Competitive Process Pouring Cold Water On Cuomo's Convention Center PlanThe pictures for a proposed new convention center at Aqueduct look great, but many are wondering whether Gov. Cuomo jumped the gun by having his administration sign a letter of intent to build the facility with the company that operates a racino there.
Gov. Cuomo's Grand Convention Center Plan Attacked From Many AnglesQuestions were raised Thursday about whether Gov. Andrew Cuomo's convention center proposal for New York City makes economic sense and whether the state followed proper procedures in selecting a developer.
Study Says New York Cities To Be Hit Harder By Pension CostsAn analysis by the Manhattan Institute says New York's cities will be hit especially hard by rising public pension costs.
Bloomberg OK With Municipal Unions, Collective BargainingAs Wisconsin's governor is embroiled in a fight over fundamental guarantees for organized labor, the struggle between New York's governor and the unions appears to feature more hype than bite so far.
NYC Pensions Online, Except For Cops, Firefighters
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