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Gov. Andrew Cuomo criticized the Metropolitan Transportation Authority‘s plans to raise fares on the subways and suburban commuter train line.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo criticized the Metropolitan Transportation Authority‘s plans to raise fares on the subways and suburban commuter train line.
After Cuomo's union giveaways, why the shock over fare hikes?

The governor didn’t help hold down MTA labor costs when he could have.

By STEVE LEVY | December 18, 2018
 
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Governor Cuomo
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Chairing the Committee on Civil Service and Pensions is a sweet development for the incoming legislator.
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The new Mario M. Cuomo Bridge’s faulty bolts are just the latest problem.
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They both experimented with it – but only one has come around to legalizing it.
New York City Council Speaker Corey Johnson
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The New York City Council speaker on his first year as Bill de Blasio’s foil.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo
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Cuomo’s recent hiring of a former IDC staffer is not the first time he has hired someone from across the aisle.
Joe Lhota
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What the next MTA chair will need to do.

OPINION

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Two proposals to help minimize meat’s carbon footprint.
The governor didn’t help hold down MTA labor costs when he could have.

POLITICS

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Brooklyn assemblywoman named to lead the Assembly’s Puerto Rican/Hispanic Task Force.
The governor’s 2019 agenda left out some progressive priorities.

Policy

Cy-Vance
It’s hard to prosecute sexual assault allegations – and critics aren’t sure if the Manhattan DA really wants to.
What you need to know about the payouts and other promises Charter made in the settlement.
Lawmakers eye public works reform, elevator safety and farmworkers’ rights.
Chairing the Committee on Civil Service and Pensions is a sweet development for the incoming legislator.

PERSONALITY

Gale Brewer
Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer may be the city’s most popular politician. So why won’t she run for mayor?
The incoming Assembly majority leader has to keep Democrats in line.
The New York City Council speaker on his first year as Bill de Blasio’s foil.
New York’s supreme leader continues the great North Korean tradition in the L train tunnel.

POWER LIST

MAGAZINE

Many observers are assuming that with a decisive majority in Albany, Democrats will finally be able to achieve their long-sought progressive agenda items
The new state Senate majority won’t count for much if urban and suburban lawmakers don’t play nice.
The governor’s plans to revamp JFK, LaGuardia and Penn Station.
Critics say the governor's marquee projects neglect the state’s less flashy infrastructure needs.
Brewer has mentored thousands of aspiring politicos. Here are a few that went on to bigger things.

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