New York

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Budget talks are stalled one day before a self-imposed deadline of March 30 by Governor Cuomo and the state legislature. Meanwhile, groups left out of the detail expressed their dismay.

Left: Courtesy of Metro-North Railroad. Right: Joelle Schrock.

The nation’s second busiest railroad just got a new boss. Last month, Catherine Rinaldi was appointed president of the MTA’s Metro-North Railroad.

Mike Groll / AP

Talks on the state budget were stalled just days before the March 30 deadline, as Governor Andrew Cuomo and state lawmakers continue negotiations. Groups pressing for additional issues that are in the Governor’s budget plan have still not given up hope.  

Elise Amendola / AP

Connecticut and New York have joined 35 other states to investigate Facebook’s use of personal data. This comes as the Federal Trade Commission also confirms it is investigating the company.

Karen DeWitt / WAMC

Democratic candidate for Governor Cynthia Nixon came to Albany to critique the school funding record of her potential primary opponent, Governor Cuomo. The funding is now being discussed in the state budget. As in all of her comments since she’s announced her candidacy, Nixon didn’t pull any punches.