Month: April 2017

More problems at Penn Station
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Penn Station Problems? It’s About to Get Worse

Commuters regularly suffer problems at Penn Station. There aren't enough tracks at Penn Station, resulting in train delays. Train delays lead to the station becoming way too crowded and the problems just spiral downwards. And it's likely to only get worse. What's Happening? Amtrak, the train service that owns and runs Penn Station, has had three train delays in…

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What’s Cuomo Doing?

This week is all about Cuomo. He's running for President, created a new affordable housing program that won't help many people, and one of his allies is facing the heat for violating election laws. Want to get this as an email every week? Sign up!

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Quick Hits from Around New York

• What's going to happen when the L Train shuts down for repairs? The MTA doesn't have a real plan for getting between Manhattan and Williamsburg but check out Slate's coverage of the winners of Transportation Alternatives' contest. • It's not all on the MTA, though. New York City doesn't have the best transportation record.…

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Andrew Cuomo wants to be President. He's going for that promotion.
New York

Is Andrew Cuomo Running for President? (Yes)

Want to understand what Andrew Cuomo is doing? It's simple--he's running for President. The only way to interpret his actions is to see them in that light. His father, Mario Cuomo, infamously left two planes waiting at the airport, all ready to fly him to New Hampshire to announce his campaign. But he vacillated, earning the…

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Steve Pigeon is in trouble for a donation he got for Gov. Cuomo.
Western New York

Another Week, Another Pol on Trial: This Time, Buffalo’s Steve Pigeon

Another politician is facing the heat--Buffalo operative Steve Pigeon. The former Buffalo Democratic leader is charged with running a PAC to illegally fund county legislative races. Steve Pigeon became a famed operative, known for his shadowy involvement in campaigns and lobbyists. One of the first backers of Gov. Andrew Cuomo when he first ran for Governor in…

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