economic development

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New York Governor Cuomo was on Long Island on Wednesday to talk about two revitalization projects.

Heartland Town Square

The Islip Town Board will meet next week to vote on a zoning change that could mark the final hurdle for the Heartland Town Square project.

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New York watchdog groups agree that lawmakers should enact more oversight of the state’s economic development contracts. This push follows a scandal that’s led to nine former associates of Governor Andrew Cuomo being charged with crimes including bid rigging and bribery.  

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Governor Cuomo’s economic development chair was grilled by lawmakers at a budget hearing, as some of the programs are embroiled in a corruption scandal that’s led to corruption charges against several former associates of the governor.

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The mostly abandoned Pilgrim Psychiatric Center in Brentwood, Long Island, was once the site of the world’s largest hospital. On Wednesday it might be one step closer to becoming an entirely new community.

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