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Thursday, March 24

Front page: City planners consider workforce housing propsal, Gibson still likes nuclear energy option

Good morning!

City planners last night continued discussion on a proposed zoning overlay that would provide density bonus to developers who choose to build workforce housing. [Srtgn]

In Malta, Congressman Chris Gibson says nuclear power is still an option for the Capital Region, despite the crisis in Japan. [Srtgn]

In Albany; Sen. Roy McDonald says he may be willing to support an extension of the "millionaire tax" in the state budget. [CapCon]

Gov. Cuomo released a video yesterday reaffirming that the budget will be passed with his proposed cuts on time, or a shutdown may be in order. [TU, Gannett]
Here it is:


33 protesters were arrested outside Cuomo's office yesterday. [CapCon]

The "mothership" joint conference committee met yesterday, accepting the reports of three other conference committees, including the General Government and Local Assistance report which contains a proposal to restore VLT host funding to 17 municipalities. [LoHud, Srtgn]

1 Comments:

Blogger Pop Culture Kid said...

McDonald backed off the CapCon story.

http://t.co/MmPsSWh

March 24, 2011 at 11:43 PM 

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