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Hochul’s plan for the arts community includes a tax credit for new performance venues

Governor Kathy Hochul is contemplating a ‘Performance Venue Tax Credit‘ that would fund a portion of the construction costs associated with ticketed performance venues like theaters, concert halls, comedy clubs, orchestras, operas, ballets, or another form of art (presumably regardless

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Flynn responds to Governor’s ten-point public safety plan

The District Attorneys Association of the State of New York (DAASNY) released a statement this week that is generally supportive of Governor Kathy Hochul’s 10-point Public Safety Plan.  The Erie County District Attorney John J. Flynn wants several changes to the

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Camille Brandon to lead Hochul’s gubernatorial campaign

Sources tell The Chronicle that longtime Western New York political operative and Bolton St. Johns lobbyist Camille Brandon is likely to lead Kathy Hochul‘s gubernatorial campaign in the increasingly likely event that Governor Andrew Cuomo is removed from office. Observers say


Cuomo delays releasing nursing home data for two more months

The Cuomo administration is refusing to release a full count of coronavirus deaths in New York nursing homes for another two months, until March 22. In a letter to the Empire Center on Wednesday, the Health Department claimed that it needs a