O’Mara wants Hochul to shut down ‘sticker stores’

(January 12, 2023) Watkins Glen, N.Y. — State Senator Tom O’Mara (R,C-Big Flats), Assemblyman Phil Palmesano (R,C-Corning), and Assemblyman Chris Friend (R,C-Big Flats) today joined regional law enforcement representatives and other local leaders to call on Governor Kathy Hochul and

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Hochul instructs Lieber to market all MTA rail yards for development

Governor Kathy Hochul is instructing Janno Lieber, the Chairman of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority, to market the agency’s vast real estate holdings for large-scale real estate development.  The MTA owns expansive rail yards inside every borough of New York City,


TEWS: 5G, Planes, and Progress

By Shane Tews Last week, Secretary of Transportation Pete Buttigieg testified before the Senate Appropriations Committee’s Subcommittee on Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies. He said that the aviation industry is continuing talks with the wireless industry about


Pandemic drove largest New York population loss ever

BY E.J. McMAHON Thanks mainly to a pandemic-driven boost in its already high outflows to other states, New York has just suffered its largest single-year population loss ever—and the worst, in percentage terms, of any state in the past year—according

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New York on track to experience energy deficits of 10% or more

ALBANY, NY – (May, 20, 2022) –  The Climate Leadership and Community Protection Act (CLCPA) places New York communities at risk of devastating blackouts due to insufficient electricity levels, according to Cold & Dark, a new Empire Center study. The