Petition to Halt Pipeline Project

Capital Tonight Staff, YNN More than 30,000 people have signed a petition calling for a halt on construction of a gas pipeline near the Indian Point nuclear power plant. They say the original risk assessment was improperly done, and a new one is needed before the project goes forward. Tuesday, activists delivered the petition to…

The Week Ahead in New York Politics

Ben Max, Gotham Gazette We have an MTA funding deal! Mayor Bill de Blasio and Governor Andrew Cuomo have agreed to a capital budget plan for the MTA, ensuring that the money will be there for the five-year, $26 billion program for infrastructure upgrades and expansion (the capital program is different from the operating budget).…