Midnight in Albany
A full assessment of the new budget will take more time. Not so rendering judgment on the process that delivered it.
GASB released proposed rules that for the first time would require public entities to disclose key facts about property and other tax-abatement pacts.
Investments downtown are a very positive sign for the heart of the city.
A key advantage
Rochester continues to possess competitive advantages in advanced industries.
The wrong remedy
Is a full-time state Legislature an idea whose time has come?
In the zone
Many economic development strategies rely on special funding and tax breaks; by contrast, the Rochester Downtown Innovation Zone is an idea and an attitude, which together could prove to be a powerful magnet.
Net neutrality matters
Net neutrality has been debated long enough. The FCC should act now.
What’s needed now
Without some prudent business risk-taking, this area could find itself playing catch-up with the broader economy.
This region is fortunate to have such a robust group of independent colleges and universities.
The Silver indictment
The Sheldon Silver case in an indictment of a system New Yorkers have long tolerated.
Finding common ground
Members of the upstate delegation have an opportunity to set an example by working together productively on such issues.
To revive the Southern Tier economy, Gov. Andrew Cuomo is willing to roll the dice. Twice.