Richard Ravitch

New York State Capitol in Albany (file / credit: Steve Scott / WCBS 880)

Report: Future ‘Dire’ For Governments In New York

A non-partisan task force has found New York’s state and local governments remain on an unsustainable fiscal path despite some improvements and a public perception in polls that the outlook is far brighter.

12/18/2012

Jay Walder, MTA chairman opens new Jay Street-Metrotech Station (Photo/Ginny Kosola)

MTA Chairman Jay Walder Announces Resignation

Jay Walder is resigning as chairman and chief executive officer of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority effective Oct. 21.

07/21/2011

Lt. Gov. Richard Ravitch (credit: AP Photo/Hans Pennink)

Ravitch: NY Infrastructure Seriously Underfunded

The report released Thursday also warns of potential problems with New York’s energy, drinking water and the waste and sewer systems.

11/18/2010