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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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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Indignant, Speaker Sheldon Silver rejects calls for him to resign leadership post

Indignant, Speaker Sheldon Silver rejects calls for him to resign leadership post

"I am the speaker," New York State Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver said to reporters questioning whether he would step down from his leadership post following his arrest on federal corruption charges. 

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