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More Fare Hikes Coming for New York City Subway Riders

Submitted by Susan Torres on Fri, 2015-01-23 15:42.

Yesterday, the Metropolitan Transit Authority Board voted to approve another round of fare and toll hikes. While New Yorkers bemoaned the MTA, the reality is there's plenty of blame to go around. 

As riders continue to increase their contribution to the MTA transit system, Albany has yet to come up with solutions on how to fill the $15 billion budget cap staring down the next capital plan.


NYLCV Blog | Filed Under: Transportation,New York City | Read More >

Chairs Announced for Environmental Conservation Committee

Submitted by Susan Torres on Fri, 2015-01-23 12:05.
New York State Senate 2015New York State Senate 2015

The Environmental Conservation Committee is now fully staffed, and it includes some familiar faces to NYLCV. Senator Thomas O'Mara has been appointed chair of the committee and Senator Tony Avella has been appointed the Vice-Chair. 


NYLCV Blog | Filed Under: Open Space,Statewide | Read More >

Governor Andrew Cuomo Continues to Call for Steady Progress on Environment

Submitted by Susan Torres on Wed, 2015-01-21 04:00.

In his State of the State Speech, Governor Cuomo addressed clean energy, Department of Conservation (DEC) funding, and the need to protect our open spaces and waterways. NYLCV was excited to hear Cuomo address so many of the issues we believe are important to address in making New York a greener state and an energy leader for the country.Governor Cuomo during his State of the State speech.Governor Cuomo during his State of the State speech.


Senator Brad Hoylman Appointed to Senate Environmental Conservation Committee

Submitted by Susan Torres on Fri, 2015-01-16 10:50.

NYLCV is excited by the news that Senator Brad Hoylman, a Democrat representing New York's 27th Senate District, has been appointed as a ranking member of the Senate Environmental Conservation Committee.Senator Brad HoylmanSenator Brad Hoylman


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