Skip to comments.Infrastructure Projects Worth $306B Will Help NY's Economic Recovery: Cuomo
Posted on 02/19/2021 10:18:09 AM PST by Tolerance Sucks Rocks
In his State of the State address, Gov. Andrew Cuomo touted the $306 billion in current and proposed infrastructure projects around New York that he said would revitalize the economy after COVID-19 shut down businesses and non-essential construction.
In his Jan. 14 speech, the governor said a total $51 billion was being spent for projects to revive Manhattan's Midtown West neighborhoods, citing potential new projects as well as those well into planning. That figure includes the $1.6 billion Moynihan Train Hall, which opened Jan. 1; the $1.5 billion Jacob K. Javits Center expansion, expected to be completed this year; and the $16 billion Empire Station Complex project, which includes reconstructing Penn Station and increasing its track capacity by 40%, and increasing its track capacity, and connecting Penn to Moynihan hall. The final scope of work for the complex is expected to be presented this year.
Other Midtown West proposals include a replacement for the Port Authority Bus Terminal, which is still at the planning-level scoping process; 1,400 units of affordable housing as part of the 14 buildings spanning from Broadway to the Hudson River that will house residential and commercial spaces; and a new waterfront park at Pier 76, occupied by an NYPD tow pound until the end of this month.
"The visionary proposal for the West Side of Manhattan, including the newly announced Empire Station Complex and the replacement of the Port Authority Bus Terminal, will revitalize our strained public transit system and increase access for New Yorkers," said Carlo Scissura, president and CEO of the New York Building Congress.
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Yes, paying all those foreign workers sending their paychecks back home will help a lot...................
Paying for all of this is simple. Just tax everyone who is leaving.
Doesn’t do much for folks not in the construction business.
"They give all their contracts to the mafia. The mafia skims off enough for themselves and then they use the cheapest material to repair the roads."
How different is it to have a whack-job demoncrap in the state house?
Where does this money come from?
Covid didn’t shut businesses down...Cuomo did. He also let Dem followers to destroy Manhattan and other sites.
The English language destroyers in academia have created generations of “journalists” that cannot tell the truth.
For instance, the statement:
“......... revitalize the economy after COVID-19 shut down businesses and non-essential construction.”””” is a lie.
The virus did not “shut down businesses and non-essential construction”. The governor of New York did, in a panic overreaction to the virus.
Great idea. Increase public transportation (taxes) that all the jobless can’t use or afraid to due to the increasing crime. This guy is insane. Just when you misplace your rope.
Modern Snake Oil...there's nothing it cannot do.
Of course NYS will print its own currency to do this.
Everything's worth it when you force someone else to pay for it.
How many people did Cuomo kill?
How is he also allowed to steal another $30 billion
to augment the $2 billion counterfeit the CCP
already gave him?
oh, i forgot, Demons have NO accountability,
again and forever.
More “shovel ready” jobs eh?
NYS should do some fracking and build natural gas pipelines.
As long as the last politically unconnected American has two pennies to rub together that’s two the government can take.
Money to come from the national debt.
Isn’t that CONVENIENT!
Who doesn’t think all the cities that help install the fake president won’t get billions..most of which will line the crooks pockets.
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