No shortage of news as we begin the week…
The Thruway Authority held their three public hearings on the proposed toll hike. Coverage from the Buffalo meeting can be found here, Syracuse (where I testified) here and Newburgh here. There was not a public hearing in Albany, something that a few members of the State Assembly are looking to fix.
The Cuomo administration spoke positively about natural gas, highlighting its benefits as a “bridge” to cleaner energy.
CBS News reports that New York will issue fracking guidelines soon and approve the process .
New York’s jobless rate is climbing.
New York is growing older.