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Gov. Cuomo’s transportation reinvestment commission
Penner's Pen Larry Penner 7/28/2014 at 5:32PM

At the end of the day Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s creation of a Transportation Reinvestment Commission to develop a 100 year blue print to plan for the future of public transportation will not be worth the paper any final report is printed on.  It will however like many previous planning studies or commissions, generate him some [...]

The looming Long Island Rail Road strike
Penner's Pen Larry Penner 7/15/2014 at 12:17PM

On April 24, 1834, the Long Island Rail Road was officially chartered by the State of New York. In 1900, the Pennsylvania Railroad bought a controlling interest as part of its plan for direct access to Manhattan which began on September 8, 1910. The Pennsylvania Railroad subsidized the LIRR into the late 1940s.  This provided [...]

Cuomo failed kids
Letters Letters 7/03/2014 at 10:09AM

Gov. Andrew Cuomo let down New York’s schoolchildren by abandoning the education tax credit, even after he promised to pass it this session. The education tax credit provides an incentive to private citizens to make donations to public and independent schools and is widely supported by large majorities in both houses of the legislature, all [...]