The Department of Finance (DOF) is responsible for collecting and processing payments for all parking tickets and camera violations. I am a NY State preparer and do prepare more than 400 returns, so don’t mind the process EXCEPT, I have spent more hours on the phone with the ON Line Services people to get my on line service account to recognize that I qualify for the 4 hour course (1 hour) to get the 4 hour course to actually load (another hour) and today when I tried to actually take the second part of the course it wouldn’t load again so another hour trying to play with it to make it load.
What happened Tuesday: Raise for Adam Was Tied to Contract, C.E.. Says Adam Skelos bragged to the head of AbTech Industries, which had secured a $12 million contract with Nassau County at his urging, that he had direct assurances from County Executive Edward Mangano that a storm water cleanup project would be funded after a series of delays threatened Skelos’ consulting job with the company, a wiretapped phone call revealed yesterday.
Andrew Cuomo’s administration curbed a financial resource critical to building low-income housing, The Wall Street Journal reports: The Times writes that Cuomo and de Blasio need to set their unresolvable issues aside and that Cuomo should respond to the mayor’s affordable housing plan with a similar or bigger commitment that delivers the support New Yorkers need: One of NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio’s signature initiatives hit an obstacle this week, when Gov.
Months of discussions between construction union leaders and representatives of New York City’s real estate community haven’t produced an agreement on wage levels for construction using the 421-a tax abatement, and many people involved in discussions are increasingly prepared for no deal to be reached, The Wall Street Journal reports: As a January deadline looms, real estate industry and union leaders have yet to hammer out a deal on 421-a abatement.
NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton likes de Blasio but not the City Council — whose legislative efforts to tweak policing practices he derided as obstructive,” destructive” and unnecessary, intrusive and self-serving,” Politico New Yorkreports: Bratton is pushing back on a number of NYC Council measures aimed to change police practices across the city.