New York City religious groups aren’t taking the threat of eviction sitting down.
It looks like they just might do it again.
In the 1950s, there were over two million manufacturing jobs in New York—the once hub of American Industry. But as early as 2009, only 25% of those jobs still existed as technology improved and companies relocated elsewhere.
Dozens of yellow cabs from New York City lined the streets around the state Capitol on Tuesday as cabbies rallied against legislation to let livery drivers legally pick up passangers who hail them in the city's four outer boroughs and northern Manhattan.
City officials have received complaints from local businesses who claim the buses disrupt business, and are concerned that these buses follow no regulation. Currently these buses stop on street corners throughout the city causing traffic and disruption for both pedestrians and cars.
Queens Democrat Tony Avella is on the road to Albany. He beat longtime State Senator Frank Padavan in Tuesday’s election, making him one of the few candidates to knock an incumbent from power in New York.
The Budget Division’s mid-year financial plan update released yesterday blamed the anticipated deficit on the continued sluggish economy.
At WAMC's studios in Albany, Schneiderman and Donovan spoke on everything from legislative issues to political corruption in Albany