Senate Conference Leader Andrea Stewart-Cousins Puts a Kabosh on $70 Million in Funding For City of Yonkers

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Additional $250 Million One Shot Infusion From Another Source Is Not Being Allowed Due to Her Intervention The How the City of Yonkers Is NOT Funded Fairly Hezitorial ALBANY, NY — March 19, 2019  — Senate Majority Leader Andrea Stewart-Cousins has forgotten the basis for which she has been elevated to a leadership role as the first African-American woman who comprises …

eHeziSenate Conference Leader Andrea Stewart-Cousins Puts a Kabosh on $70 Million in Funding For City of Yonkers

Open Letter Regarding Amazon
By New York State Budget Director ROBERT F. MUJICA, Jr.

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Written on February 22, 2019. ALBANY, NY — February 23, 2019 — “As just about everyone in this state, if not the country, knows by now, Amazon has terminated its plans to bring its second headquarters to New York State. It is a tremendous loss for New Yorkers and I hope that at a minimum, we understand the lessons learned. …

eHeziOpen Letter Regarding Amazon
By New York State Budget Director ROBERT F. MUJICA, Jr.

Kenny Belvin, Declares Candidacy for CD16 for 2020, Delfim Heusler, Yonkers Insider Publisher /Editor, and Hezi Aris, Yonkers Tribune Editor-at-Large on Westchester On the Level – Tuesday, February 12, 2019th at 10am EST

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Guests and listeners may share their perspective and / or inquiry using the following call-in number: (347) 205-9201. Listen to the broadcast “live” or “on demand” –  http://tobtr.com/s/11194757  Please note the broadcast is activated Tuesday, February 12, 2019 at 10am and an archive of the broadcast is created by 12:15pm. NEW ROCHELLE, NY, YONKERS, NY, and WESTCHESTER COUNTY, NY —Kenny …

eHeziKenny Belvin, Declares Candidacy for CD16 for 2020, Delfim Heusler, Yonkers Insider Publisher /Editor, and Hezi Aris, Yonkers Tribune Editor-at-Large on Westchester On the Level – Tuesday, February 12, 2019th at 10am EST

Senator Michael Gianaris on Good Day New York – February 7, 2019 @ 7:30am

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NEW YORK, NY — February 7, 2019 – Senator Michael Gianaris will appear live on “Good Day New York” on FOX 5 New York (WNYW-TV) on Thursday, February 7, 2019 at 7:30 am. It can be streamed live at http://www.fox5ny.com/video/live.  Date/Time: Thursday, February 7, 2019 @ 7:30 am  Location: FOX 5 New York  ### SOURCE: Alexander Marion | Director of …

eHeziSenator Michael Gianaris on Good Day New York – February 7, 2019 @ 7:30am

Senator Gianaris Applauds Senator Bernie Sanders’ Support in Fight Against Amazon

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Progressive Senator Comes Out in Opposition to Massive Subsidies for Amazon’s HQ2   LONG ISLAND CITY, NY — November 21, 2018 —  Senator Michael Gianaris today thanked U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders for his support of the Long Island City community in the fight against massive corporate welfare for Amazon’s HQ2 location proposed for Queens. “Bernie Sanders is a proven champion …

eHeziSenator Gianaris Applauds Senator Bernie Sanders’ Support in Fight Against Amazon

Senator Gianaris to Introduce Legislation Banning State From Entering Into Secrecy Deals Like That Used by Amazon

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Legislation Would Ban State Agencies, Local Governments from Entering Non-Disclosure Agreements as Part of Economic Development Contracts NEW YORK, NY — November 19, 2018 – Senator Michael Gianaris is introducing new legislation that would ban governments from entering non-disclosure agreements at the insistence of private corporations engaging in economic development talks. After nearly 15 months of secret negotiations, the State …

eHeziSenator Gianaris to Introduce Legislation Banning State From Entering Into Secrecy Deals Like That Used by Amazon

The Amazon Transaction
By Governor ANDREW M. CUOMO

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The Amazon transaction is an historic transformative moment for the entire New York City region. I have done enough development work during my career to know there is no large development project that is accomplished without controversy: especially in a city like New York and especially in this polarized, hyper-political time. While I appreciate the ideological and political points of …

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By Governor ANDREW M. CUOMO

Statement From Senator Michael Gianaris and New York City Council Member Jimmy Van Bramer Regarding Long Island City Amazon Deal

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LONG ISLAND CITY, QUEENS, NY – November 11, 2018 —  Senator Michael Gianaris and New York City Council Member Jimmy Van Bramer issued the following statement about the reported deal to bring Amazon HQ2 to Long Island City. “As elected officials representing Long Island City and its surrounding neighborhoods, we have serious reservations about the reported deal to bring Amazon …

eHeziStatement From Senator Michael Gianaris and New York City Council Member Jimmy Van Bramer Regarding Long Island City Amazon Deal