New York Civic: A Good Governor By HENRY J. STERN

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Carey was Indispensable in City’s ‘70s Fiscal Crisis The obituaries for Governor Hugh L. Carey stress a major achievement, bringing fiscal responsibility to New York City government after the financial crisis of 1974 and 1975. Here are some facts about the situation at that time and Governor Carey's critical role.  Mayor Koch, who knew Governor Carey since they served in Congress …

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New York Civic: Adam and Steve By HENRY J. STERN

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Gay Marriage Squeezes By, 33-29, Tax Limit, Rent Bills Approved, Sweet Corn Is State Vegetable. Our last column, sent out late Friday afternoon, reported that the Legislature had not reached a decision on the major issues before it: rent control, property tax cap and gay marriage. The Senate also voted to name sweet corn the state vegetable. It defeated the onion …

eHeziNew York Civic: Adam and Steve By HENRY J. STERN