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Walmart Plans On East New York Store Despite Outcry

NY1, by Courtney Gross, July 28, 2011. Things got heated with Councilman Charles Barron outside a closed door meeting in Brooklyn Thursday morning. "They pay slave wages. They don't give you health care. They don't give you benefits. They hire you part time, so they are going to try to buy their way in," said Barron.

Cuomo to WNY: Get out of the past

The Buffalo News, by Matt Glynn, July 27, 2011. Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo said Tuesday that it was time for regions such as Western New York to overcome internal rivalries and "parochialism" and come up with a unified economic-development plan as they compete for $1 billion in state funding. He also touted the state's new regional economic-development councils as a break with the "one-size-fits-all" approach of the past, allowing each region to capitalize on its unique strengths to foster growth.

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