Tim Hoefer interviews Ken Girardin, Bill Hammond, and Cam Macdonald on their reaction to Governor Hochul's State of the State address and what it means for New Yorkers. Watch this Episode[ Read More

Upstate electricity customers today got what seemed like good news when Equinor pulled the plug on its Empire Wind 2 (EW2) offshore wind project, one of several being funded by New York customers as far away as Buffalo and Plattsburgh. The announcement however is mainly theater, because Equinor looks poised to squeeze even more money from ratepayers—in a manner that should have state lawmakers deeply concerned about how little control they’ve retained over state renewable energy spending. Read More

For this monthly installment, E.J. McMahon provides insight into the NYS budget process and how we should expect the following months to unfold. ThinkNY serves as a platform for everyday New Yorkers and key decision-makers to come together for tho Read More

Long-delayed data showing outcomes from New York’s 2023 state assessment tests—taken by students in grades 3 to 8 in June—were finally released last week. It marks the second year in a row that state education officials have failed to release t Read More

Kyle Davis, Director of Public Affairs, and Bill Hammond, Senior Fellow for Health Policy, delve into the intricacies of health-care staffing in New York. The conversation covers the uneven recovery of the health-care workforce post-pandemic, the imp Read More