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Tier V troubles

The reform to the state and local pension system is better than none. But that's no excuse for not doing more.

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Thinking ahead

Companies that outperform the competition in the expansions following recessions typically are the ones that could clearly see the better days ahead.

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Wrong way on IDAs

It's not too late for Mr. Paterson to rethink draft "reform" legislation for industrial development agencies.

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On the brink

Gov. David Paterson can force state lawmakers to return to Albany, but getting them to deal responsibly with New York’s fiscal crisis could be beyond the power of mere mortals.

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Other numbers

Employers--especially small firms--are leery of hiring. But companies eager to gain a competitive edge in the recovery cannot sit on the sidelines forever.

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The next four years

It is Mayor Duffy's job in his next term to put the city in the best position to respond to new opportunities.

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Migration patterns

A new report doesn't beat around the bush: "The Empire State is being drained of an invaluable resource--people."

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The Paterson plan

Gov. David Paterson's poll numbers look really bad--until you compare them to the job-performance rating voters give the state Legislature. Here's why.

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The poverty problem

Reducing the city's poverty rate is central to the future health of Rochester's economy. But what strategy will work, after so many seem to have failed?

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Inventing Rochester

They built this city. While it’s true that the history of Rochester since its founding in 1834 cannot be told solely through the story of the city’s businesses, it’s not an overstatement to say that they made Rochester. Starting with ...

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Only way out

Gov. David Paterson's approval rating is in a very deep hole. His biggest problem is the perception that he caves in the face of pressure from the Legislature.

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Gap analysis

If the governor truly tries to reduce state spending, will he be willing to resist legislative efforts to hit up the wealthy yet again?

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Critical condition

After a string of single-digit premium rate increases, Rochester’s insurers announced 10 percent hikes for 1999. This year brought no relief. Now, the news gets worse. In late October, Preferred Care said it would seek an average premium rate increase ...

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