Economy

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Rent Control’s First Test in the Hudson Valley

A housing vacancy study found that Kington is not eligible to opt in to the Emergency Tenant Protection Act. What do the results mean for other cities?

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Will New York Small Farmers Reap the Benefits of the Federal Trade Deal?

Despite record subsidies, farm bankruptcies are spiking across the nation. But New York may be better positioned than most states for the agricultural future.

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The Promise of Public Banks

The only one in the US is in North Dakota, but a growing movement believes the model can create a more stable economy and fund projects like the Green New Deal.

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America’s Digital Divide

From commerce and culture to social connection, almost no segment of contemporary life is untouched by the internet. In many rural communities, limited broadband access remains a barrier to 21st-century connectivity.

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Banking on Recovery

Land banking is a creative tool to convert abandoned and vacant properties into affordable housing.

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The Hudson Valley Space Race

With the specter of gentrification looming large, the Hudson Valley is ground zero for testing models of inclusive development.

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The End of Fossil Fuels in New York?

New York lawmakers have passed the most ambitious climate plan in the country. But how will we get to net-zero emissions by 2050? TBD.

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Green Gold Rush

With a crowded field of groups each pushing their agenda, comprehensive cannabis legalization in New York falters.