Pattern for Progress http://wamc.org en Pattern Report Highlights Infrastructure Issues http://wamc.org/post/pattern-report-highlights-infrastructure-issues <p></p><p>“Crumbling or tumbling” — that was the subject of a Hudson Valley non-profit’s conference today on infrastructure issues, a week after it released a report on the topic as President Obama visited Westchester County to talk about the need for infrastructure investment.</p> Tue, 20 May 2014 06:11:24 +0000 Allison Dunne 90822 at http://wamc.org Pattern Report Highlights Infrastructure Issues Hudson Valley Housing Report Shows New Trend http://wamc.org/post/hudson-valley-housing-report-shows-new-trend <p>A Hudson Valley nonprofit organization has released a report on housing in the region. The findings point to a major change when it comes to home ownership. The report points to a revision of the American Dream.</p> Thu, 19 Sep 2013 03:05:54 +0000 Allison Dunne 73916 at http://wamc.org Hudson Valley Housing Report Shows New Trend Two Congressmen Reach Across The Aisle In The Hudson Valley http://wamc.org/post/two-congressmen-reach-across-aisle-hudson-valley <p>Two New York Congressmen from the Hudson Valley engaged in a discussion of regional issues, just the two of them, earlier today in Poughkeepsie. It was the first such joint event for them outside Washington, D.C.&nbsp;</p> Mon, 17 Jun 2013 23:09:07 +0000 Allison Dunne 67248 at http://wamc.org Two Congressmen Reach Across The Aisle In The Hudson Valley Two Congressmen Will Reach Across The Aisle During A Poughkeepsie Event http://wamc.org/post/two-congressmen-will-reach-across-aisle-during-poughkeepsie-event <p>Two New York Congressmen from the Hudson Valley will share breakfast and talk about a number of regional issues Monday morning. The idea is that they’ll do so casting party affiliation aside.</p> Sun, 16 Jun 2013 22:19:43 +0000 Allison Dunne 67158 at http://wamc.org Two Congressmen Will Reach Across The Aisle During A Poughkeepsie Event Governor Cuomo Takes Tax-Free NY Idea To New Paltz http://wamc.org/post/governor-cuomo-takes-tax-free-ny-idea-new-paltz <p>New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has taken his new tax-free plan for businesses on the road. He was in the Hudson Valley today, touting his plan to allow new businesses to operate tax-free on SUNY campuses across New York.</p><p>One&nbsp;day after first introducing the plan at several stops across the state, Cuomo was back at it Thursday, delivering a speech at the State University of New York at New Paltz, which would be one of the 64 SUNY campuses statewide designated as tax–free for new businesses.</p><p>He says 55 of the 64 campuses are in upstate New York.</p> Thu, 23 May 2013 22:34:16 +0000 Allison Dunne 65442 at http://wamc.org Governor Cuomo Takes Tax-Free NY Idea To New Paltz Report Shows Declining School Enrollment in the Hudson Valley http://wamc.org/post/report-shows-declining-school-enrollment-hudson-valley <p>School enrollment is declining in New York’s Hudson Valley. A new report shows projections through 2020, and already has three years of numbers demonstrating the downward trend.</p><p>The report, entitled “The Empty Classroom Syndrome,” looks at enrollment projections for 114 public school districts across nine Hudson Valley counties – Columbia, Dutchess, Greene, Orange, Putnam, Rockland, Sullivan, Ulster, and Westchester. Newburgh-based non-profit planning and policy organization Pattern for Progress released the report. Here’s Pattern’s President and CEO Jonathan Drapkin.</p> Mon, 13 May 2013 16:29:34 +0000 Allison Dunne 64542 at http://wamc.org Report Shows Declining School Enrollment in the Hudson Valley NYS Comptroller Estimates Wall St. Bonuses Are Up 8 Percent http://wamc.org/post/nys-comptroller-estimates-wall-st-bonuses-are-8-percent <p>As New York State officials and legislators pore over Governor Andrew Cuomo’s proposed budget, State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli today released his office’s estimate of Wall Street bonuses. He says the annual forecast is in line with state and New York City budget expectations.</p><p>Cash bonuses paid to New York City securities-industry employees are forecast to rise by 8 percent, to $20 billion, for last year, driven, in part, by bonuses deferred from prior years. That’s according to DiNapoli.</p> Tue, 26 Feb 2013 23:51:05 +0000 Allison Dunne 58648 at http://wamc.org NYS Comptroller Estimates Wall St. Bonuses Are Up 8 Percent