After report that Trump may replace Bharara, REBNY and trade union agree to 421-a revival plan

After report that Trump may replace Bharara, REBNY and trade union agree to 421-a revival plan

After it was reported that President-elect Donald Trump was considering a replacement for U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara, the Real Estate Board of New York and a trade union announced a compromise to revive the 421-a tax abatement program that appears patterned after a plan proposed by Gov. Andrew Cuomo.

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Schneiderman, Bharara mum on ProPublica 421-a investigations [Updated]

Schneiderman, Bharara mum on ProPublica 421-a investigations [Updated]

The offices of State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman and U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara are mum in response to investigations by ProPublica showing that 421-a landlords are exploiting tenants and violating rent regulations.

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As 5-day extender expires, outer doors to Gov. Cuomo's office are locked due to tenant protesters

As 5-day extender expires, outer doors to Gov. Cuomo's office are locked due to tenant protesters

As negotiations continued between Albany's three men in a room, tenant activists seeking a renewal or strengthening of rent laws demonstrated outside Governor Andrew Cuomo's office, triggering a temporary lock-down of the office's outer doors. 

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Will Preet Bharara prevent voters from being disenfranchised by costly $1 billion 421-a renewal ?

Will Preet Bharara prevent voters from being disenfranchised by costly $1 billion 421-a renewal ?

As the real estate industry demands that Albany renew the $1 billion 421-a tax abatement program, will U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara act this week to ensure that corruption won’t influence state legislation ?

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After accepting contributions from Glenwood, Assemblymember Braunstein is mum on 421-a

After accepting contributions from Glenwood, Assemblymember Braunstein is mum on 421-a

Assemblymember Edward Braunstein has accepted over $38,000 in campaign contributions from the controversial owner of Glenwood Management, a real estate developer at the nexus of the 421-a corruption cases up in Albany.

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