Hochul promises Acela-caliber service from NYC to Montreal by 2026

Governor Kathy Hochul is pledging to improve passenger rail service across the State — including high-speed “Acela-style service” from New York City to Montreal by end of her first full term in 2026.  That service would take passengers from Penn

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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,

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Pegula’s $75 million yacht riles New York taxpayers

Buffalo Bills owner and hydrofracker Terry Pegula is worth more than $5.8 billion and is the proud owner of a new $75 million yacht. The uncommon luxury has been riling New York taxpayers on social media this week, who learned

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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