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The shrinking sector

Public-sector downsizing has played a clear role in the slow job-market recovery.

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Startup strategy

A bipartisan quartet of freshman senators on Capitol Hill has taken on two challenges: bolstering America’s position as the world’s most entrepreneurial nation and proving that Congress can get something done in an election year. It’s a toss-up which challenge is ...

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War on statistics

It's often said that information is the lifeblood of business. That's equally true for communities.

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Rebuilding trust

The new Joint Commission on Public Ethics should help keep public integrity front and center.

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Cultural wealth

Cultural organizations such as the Eastman House enrich the lives of those who live here.

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The steady hand

With Mayor Thomas Richards' sound judgment and stable demeanor, the city has a steady hand at the helm.

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A way that works

The drawbacks of Earned Income Tax Credit are minor compared to those that come with a minimum wage hike.

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Give Oprah a break?

The Small Business Tax Cut Act is an uncomplicated piece of legislation, but it's also a bad idea.

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Partnership power

For individual businesses as well as for the region, partnerships can be a particularly effective strategy for growth.

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Two in a row

When perfect becomes the enemy of good, it can make a mess of things. Consciously or not, Gov. Andrew Cuomo and state lawmakers seemingly were guided by that wisdom during budget negotiations this year.   As a result, Albany appears ...

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A worthy contest

The Brooks-Slaughter contest will give district voters a choice of two sharply differing viewpoints on a number of major issues.

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Right to raze

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A quarter-century might not be a long time by historical standards, but surely it's more than enough to learn whether someone would step up and spend millions of dollars to save 13 Cataract St.

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New push for parity

AIM parity does not mean the state must spend more. Rather, it simply needs to allocate the funds more equitably.

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