Andrew Cuomo

The dark side of public-private partnerships

In western New York, the shadowy world of the Buffalo Billion Initiative is under scrutiny by investigative reporter Jim Heaney of the Investigative Post.

Start-UP NY: Early warning signs

The Start-UP NY economic development program does one thing well: it gets people talking. The one-year-old program started generating headlines from the moment it was announced, in part due to its ambitious – some would say excessive – use of subsidies.