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Tax Policy or Political Gimmick?

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Copy of Sen Brad Hoylman 4-4-13 Sen. Brad Hoylman questions the efficacy of a state tax rebate program in helping New Yorkers By Adam Janos If you’re a New Yorker with a kid, you may have some cash that’ll be waiting for you in your mailbox, come next autumn. That’s because the state is issuing a $350 tax rebate check to [&hellip
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Neighborhood Chatter: Nadler Ranks, Hoylman Backs Lappin, ‘My Micro NY’ Wins Bid

Written by NY Press on . Posted in News Our Town Downtown, Our Town Downtown

Jessica_Lappin_2006_CROPPED ‘My Micro NY’ Wins Bid The results are in: Mayor Michael Bloomberg, Deputy Mayor for Economic Development Robert Steel and Development Commissioner Mathew Wambua announced the winners of the adAPT NYC Competition last week. Among the 33 proposals submitted, the winning proposal, “My Micro NY,” came from a development team made up of Actors Fund [&hellip
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New Senator, New Albany?

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Brad_Hoylman_2009 Brad Hoylman reflects on his first week in the Capitol A few years ago, Albany was named the most dysfunctional state legislature in the nation by a good-government group. But as I begin my career as the newest state senator from Manhattan, there are signs that the legislature may be beginning to shake this embarrassing [&hellip
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Local Politicians React to State of the State

Written by Megan Finnegan Bungeroth on . Posted in Breaking News, News Our Town, News Our Town Downtown, News West Side Spirit, Our Town, Our Town Downtown, West Side Spirit

We asked the state senators and assembly members from our neighborhoods to respond to Gov. Cuomo’s State of the State address Last week, Gov. Andrew Cuomo delivered his annual State of the State speech, addressing a population that had recently been shaken by the devastation of Hurricane Sandy and the unthinkable violence of the school [&hellip
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Neighborhood Chatter

Written by West Side Spirit on . Posted in Notes From the Neighborhood west side spirit, West Side Spirit

ws_expressphoto_rooseveltm copy Compiled by Nora Bosworth, Megan Bungeroth and Alicia Bynum ESPAILLAT AND HOYLMAN WIN SENATE PRIMARIES Incumbent state Sen. Adriano Espaillat easily won his Democratic primary race against challenger Assemblyman Guillermo Linares last week, taking an estimated 65 percent of the votes. Linares, who declared his intent to run for the position when Espaillat was still [&hellip
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We Endorse…

Written by NY Press on . Posted in News Our Town Downtown, Our Town Downtown, Politics

high res hoylman With the race for president dominating the airwaves these days, it’s sometimes difficult to remember that New York City has its own primary on Sept. 13, which includes several key state Senate seats as well as the two newest justices for Civil Court and Surrogate Court, important positions that seldom receive as much attention as [&hellip
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Three-Way Race For Tom Duane’s Seat

Written by Megan Finnegan Bungeroth on . Posted in News West Side Spirit, Politics, West Side Spirit

high res hoylman  copy When state Sen. Tom Duane announced, to many people’s surprise, that he would retire after his current term ended, it opened an unexpected path for several hopeful candidates. There is now a three-way primary race under way for Duane’s seat representing the 27th Senate District, which covers a chunk of the Upper West Side as [&hellip
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Written by Megan Finnegan Bungeroth on . Posted in Notes From the Neighborhood west side spirit, West Side Spirit

NeighborhoodChatter Horse Accident Renews Calls for Carriage Ban Another accident with a carriage horse last week has reignited the citywide debate over whether the iconic horse-drawn carriages should be outlawed. The New York Times and other news outlets reported that around 4:30 p.m. last Thursday, a horse pulling a driver and two passengers got spooked in [&hellip
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Written by Megan Finnegan Bungeroth on . Posted in Notes from the Neighborhood, Our Town

NeighborhoodChatter East Harlem Shooter Indicted Manhattan District Attorney Cy Vance announced the indictment of an East Harlem man for the July 5 slaying of 21-year-old Matt Shaw. The defendant, Khalid Rahman, 20, was indicted on charges of murder in the second degree in the shooting death of Shaw, who had recently graduated from college. He is [&hellip
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