The Tax Man Is Turned Away: Has Andrew Cuomo Solved Albany?

Albany Time. That’s what lawmakers, lobbyists, advocates and aides call the force field-like bending of linear progress that occurs around the statehouse. It’s why the simplest initiatives can be derailed by the smallest hiccups. It’s why no one has any real idea when meetings are supposed to begin, and certainly not—god forbid—when they should end. It’s what sends reporters scurrying around the corridors of the Capitol, buttonholing rank-and-file lawmakers for scraps of information, who, of course, don’t have any to dispense. Read More

The Tax Man Is Turned Away: Has Andrew Cuomo Solved Albany?