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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An advocate for judicial independence, Bharara remains mum about Democrats' efforts to unseat independent judges

An advocate for judicial independence, Bharara remains mum about Democrats' efforts to unseat independent judges

U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara, a strong advocate for judicial independence, has remained mum as Democratic Party committees from Manhattan and Brooklyn have sought to unseat independent New York State Supreme Court justices.

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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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Gov. Cuomo to continue to accept campaign contributions from Glenwood Management

Gov. Cuomo to continue to accept campaign contributions from Glenwood Management

In spite of the role of the real estate developer Glenwood Management in the corruption scandals currently rocking Albany, Gov. Andrew Cuomo has indicated he will continue to accept campaign contributions from the troubled developer.

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