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State Scuttles Pier Six Towers Plan; Park Execs Got Hefty Raises

Politico New York reports that the Empire State Development Corporation, controlled by Governor Andrew Cuomo and with authority over development at Brooklyn Bridge Park, has decided not to approve a proposed modification to the Park’s plan that would have allowed construction of two residential towers, including a substantial affordable housing component and a space for […]

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Citizens Union Chief Rips Yassky

A column in this week’s Village Voice deconstructs the David Yassky vs John Liu  Democratic run-off race for comptroller.  In it, Citizens Union honcho Dick Dadey sounds off about Yassky’s flip-flop on term limits: Village Voice: “He didn’t have any hesitation,” said Dadey. “He indicated to me he would not support overturning the term-limits law […]

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