What the tax bill really means for New York

What the tax bill really means for New York

BY E.J. McMAHON Founder and research director, Empire Center You don’t have to be a fan of the federal tax deal to realize its impact on states like New York has been misrepresented by most of its leading political critics. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, for example, last week claimed the bill “raises middle-class taxes.” Wrong. Even […]

Letter to the Editor: Vote Yes on Pension Forfeiture

Letter to the Editor: Vote Yes on Pension Forfeiture

To the Editor, This November, voters across our state will have the opportunity to vote on an amendment to the State Constitution that would take pensions away from elected officials convicted of corruption. I strongly encourage all New Yorkers to support this much-needed measure. Time and again, we have seen the same story: an elected […]

Westbound span nearing completion; will open sometime this year

Westbound span nearing completion; will open sometime this year

BY JANIE ROSMAN Sunny weather has been drawing visitors to Nyack’s Memorial Park, where Holly Desher and a friend were watching the I Lift NY, stationed near the Rockland shoreline, through a high-powered lens. Last month the super crane resumed setting structural steel on the eastbound span utilizing a different process. Assemblies lifted from the […]

NEW YORK DMV ANNOUNCES E-ZPASS TAGS TO BE SOLD AT STATE-OPERATED OFFICES

NEW YORK DMV ANNOUNCES E-ZPASS TAGS TO BE SOLD AT STATE-OPERATED OFFICES

  The New York State Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) this week announced that New York State Thruway and Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) E-ZPass tags will be sold in all 27 state-operated DMV offices beginning Wednesday, April 19. As plans continue for an expansion of cashless tolling on all MTA tunnels and bridges by the end of […]