Monthly Archives: October 2015

Here’s Why The Cuomo Administration Does “Not Possess” Records of General Electric Subsidy Offer

Today the muckraking International Business Times published Freedom of Information Law requests to the governor’s office and the Empire State Development Corporation in which the Cuomo administration says it “is not in possession of any documents” relating to offers of subsidies to General Electric. At first this seems very odd given the Governor’s high-profile, and […]

Albany Transparency and the MTA Funding Deal: Show Us Our Money

(As published in Gotham Gazette) The big news is that Governor Cuomo and Mayor de Blasio have stopped fighting over who should pay what, and reached a deal to close a huge gap in the MTA’s vital $26 billion five-year capital plan. But their story of political conflict and compromise obscures a crucial fact: it’s […]