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Cuomo Administration Quietly Secures $20 Million for Conservation Fund

Written by City & State on . Posted in Politics

Photo courtesy of Wiki Commons. Laura Nahmias reports this morning: The Cuomo administration has quietly resolved a problem created by a single line in the state’s budget that would have held up $20 million in federal aid to the state’s Conservation Fund. The administration was able to secure the funding without an amendment to the state budget that had originally [&hellip
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Temporary Bus Lanes on Tappan Zee Bridge Not Enough, Say Critics

Written by City & State on . Posted in Breaking News

Tappan_Zee_Bridge-300x184 The Thruway Authority, facing criticism that its plan for a new Tappan Zee Bridge won’t immediately add any new mass transit, announced last nightthat it would create designated bus lanes during rush hour. But while several transportation advocates and experts said the move is a step in the right direction, it’s not enough to quiet [&hellip
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Citizens Connect Online Chat Fails

Written by Laura Nahmias on . Posted in Politics, Uncategorized

From City & State’s Heard Around Town, May 15, 2012: Whither Citizen Connects online chats, the program the Cuomo administration started last fall to let commissioners and agency heads live chat with New Yorkers (or anyone, really) who had questions for them? The chats, which happened on a weekly basis since late September of last [&hellip
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