Month: April 2017

New York City

Where’s the money? The MTA doesn’t have it

Just two weeks after the MTA raised fares, the New York City Council is admonishing them for not fixing escalators and elevators quickly enough. Those escalators and elevators are incredibly important for wheelchair-users and parents with strollers. New York City's subway is one of the oldest and largest subway systems in the world and many of the escalators…

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New YorkQuick Hits

Where’s your money going?

The Albany Times Union is doing some great investigative work into state government. Teaming up with the Investigative Post, ProPublica, and the Daily News they dug into the "State of Subsidies": how New York spends billions on subsidies for businesses with very little return. This weekend, they revealed how state legislators spend millions of taxpayer dollars on…

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