The Empire State’s pension fund is the largest to dump fossil fuel investments ― ever, in the entire world.
For several decades, state and local governments have been showering private businesses with tax breaks and direct subsidies based on the theory that this practice fosters economic development and, therefore, job growth. But does it?
A report released this week from the State Comptroller’s office suggests one thing most New Yorkers probably already know.
This affordable housing crisis, DiNapoli says, is caused by rising rents and falling incomes. In the Bronx, 58 percent of
Local governments across New York State are collecting less in taxes, burning through their cash reserves and running up
After months of haggling and debate, Congress finally passes reform legislation to fix a serious rupture in the body politic, and the president signs it into law. But the fight's just begun, because the special interests immediately set out to win back what they lost when the reform became law.
"Management has no clear strategy to achieve its own benchmarks and goals for curbing costs," DiNapoli said at the time. "Every
"They are reducing the utility of their own product," Fabian said. "A rating scale that shows the state of Utah, or the nation
New York state's top two state officials both earned more than 200,000 dollars in 2010, according to a report from The Albany
NEW YORK -- Wall Street paid an average cash bonus of $128,530 in 2010, down 9 percent from the previous year, as financial