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Cuomo is facing the greatest political crisis of his career. Will it end him?
"This is Cuomo 101. But typically, no one beyond the Albany press corps is watching, right? And so this is a moment where the Cuomo playbook just doesn't work."
"This is a governor who loves emergency powers."
One plan prioritizes an immediate injection of tax revenue. The other envisions a long-term economy with lots of competition.
Even after putting aside their social costs, studies shows casinos are not a reliable way to address budget deficits.
“I want this to be a legendary session,” said State Senator Jabari Brisport, a Brooklyn Democrat and member of the Democratic Socialists of America. “It comes down to whether we have the political will.”
With at least 42 Democrats guaranteed to serve in the State Senate in January, lawmakers will have a veto-proof, two-thirds majority in both chambers for the very first time in New York's history.
Dinkins’s policies laid the groundwork for future actions credited to other mayors, including those that led to community policing.
"We're looking a period where, the statistical gains of Vision Zero are being erased."
If Democrats can net two more State Senate seats, they'll form the first supermajority in modern political history, able to override vetoes from Governor Andrew Cuomo.
Gothamist asked 113 billionaires who are listed as New York State residents whether they would be willing to pay more taxes to help the state and its most vulnerable residents during the pandemic.
Ronald Lauder and his family have donated nearly $400,000 to Cuomo’s gubernatorial campaigns over the last decade.
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