Wednesday, December 7, 2011

The New York Times

Thomas Kaplan reports: “Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo and legislative leaders announced on Tuesday that they had reached an agreement to overhaul New York State’s income tax, creating a higher tax bracket for the highest-income residents and reducing the tax rate for millions of middle-class residents.”

Glaberson & Baker notes: “Politicians and officials criticized the New York Police Department on Tuesday and called for investigations after the release of comments on Facebook in which users claiming to be officers heaped scorn on revelers at the annual West Indian American Day Parade in Brooklyn. But, despite repeated requests, one person refused to comment: the police commissioner, Raymond W. Kelly.”

Fernanda Santos looks at the jousting between the chancellor of the State Board of Regents, Merryl Tisch, and city school officials.

Tim Stelloh reports on a City Council hearing about the MTA’s preparedness for another blizzard.

Sam Roberts writes about pedestrian traffic on city streets.

Ben Weiser notes: “Prosecutors in the federal corruption trial of City Councilman Larry B. Seabrook have accused defense lawyers in the case of making comments outside of court that could influence the jury’s deliberations.”

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