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Push for half-price MetroCards puts de Blasio, not Cuomo, on the hook

When advocates gather at City Hall Wednesday morning to demand half-price MetroCards for the poor, the man who controls the transit system won't be mentioned. Rather than target Gov. Andrew Cuomo,... To view the full story, click the title link.
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Advocates Demand Half-Price MetroCards For New York's Working Poor

United States / New York : Gothamist

While Governor Cuomo continues to punt on funding the MTA's long-overdue 2015-2019 Capital Plan, a group of transit advocates is calling on the city to establish a half-price MetroCard program for the City's working poor?about 800,0...

Straphangers urge Cuomo to honor promise to invest in transit

United States / New York : Crain's New York Business

New York City subway and bus riders are telling Gov. Andrew Cuomo to make good on a promise to invest billions in the city's aging transit system. Members of the Riders Alliance gathered at the... To view the full story, click the t...

State receives 1,000th application for film tax credit in Cuomo's tenure

United States / New York : Crain's New York Business

Since Gov. Andrew Cuomo came into office in 2011, New York state has received 1,000 applications for the state film production tax credit, Empire State Development announced today. The 1,000... To view the full story, click the titl...

Why de Blasio's affordable housing plan is in trouble [in 5 steps]

United States / New York : Crain's New York Business

More than half of New York City’s 3 million apartments are defined as affordable—meaning they have rents limited by the government and received a public subsidy such as cash, tax breaks... To view the full story, click the title lin...

Cuomo urged to sign 'farm to foodbank' bill

United States / New York : Crain's New York Business

A broad coalition of environmentalists, anti-hunger advocates and agriculture groups is urging New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo to sign legislation giving farmers a tax break for donating food to food... To view the full story, click the ...

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