This week on The Gazette, The federal pandemic relief package moving through Congress will go a long way toward filling New York’s multi-billion dollar budget deficit. But Governor Andrew Cuomo and the state legislature will still need to plug a smaller gap. Our political observer Dr. Alan Chartock shares his thoughts on the embattled governor and the looming state budget. With eviction moratoriums continuing for almost a year, lawmakers in Albany are trying to find ways to assist landlords struggling from a loss of rent during the pandemic.
Photo courtesy of Kevin P. Coughlin / Office of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo).