Governor Andrew Cuomo’s seven-round limit on magazines sold in New York will be suspended “indefinitely” by a measure in his $136.5 billion budget set to be passed this week, Dean Skelos, a Senate majority leader said.
Niagara Falls, New York, lost its budget reserves and best bond rating since the 1970s amid a dispute over casino revenue between the state and the Seneca Nation of Indians. Now the city is betting even more gambling will bolster its credit.
Yoko Ono, who opposes hydraulic fracturing for natural gas, looks to Pennsylvania and sees her worst fears realized. New York landowners, eager for the cash energy development can bring, see a promised land.
Governor Chris Christie ordered rationing of gasoline sales in 12 New Jersey counties to ease the misery of motorists waiting in miles-long lines for gasoline after Hurricane Sandy devastated the region.
Joseph Bress drew thousands of protesters to the New York Capitol when he led talks with unions under Governor Mario Cuomo in the 1990s. Now, Cuomo’s son, Andrew, is turning to the same negotiator to help wring $450 million from state employees to close a $10 billion budget gap.