New York, like states all across the country, confronts the immediate effects of a paralyzing national recession, the longer-term challenge of improving our competitive position in the global economy, and the specter of a dangerous, ugly divisiveness among our people.
During these uncertain times, the people of New York state have benefited from Gov. Cuomo’s leadership and that of our federal, state and local officials while, once again, showing remarkable resilience.
Residents, lawmakers and community stakeholders are tired of waiting for action on Route 17 in Orange and Sullivan counties. They said Wednesday they want to 'add a third lane to ease the pain.'
A coalition advocating for the expansion of Route 17 is meeting with local realtors and investors in Orange County about the impacts of the proposal.
Economic development keeps humming in the mid-Hudson, more than 10 years into the longest economic expansion in U.S. history.
There are renewed calls today to approve a $500 million roadway expansion project in Orange County.
Doing business in New York is tough, and at every turn we encounter another barrier.
WHEREAS, The Mid-Hudson Region is achieving economic and population growth due to its proximity to New York City and other states as well as being home to attractive communities with a high quality of life.
Right on schedule, the state Department of Transportation has selected a consultant to conduct a new study of increasingly congested traffic conditions on Route 17 in Orange and Sullivan counties.
Sooner or later, they’ll have to do it. Well, sooner is now later and they still haven’t done it.