Yonkers Mayor Spano makes pitch for state help as part of Tin Cup Brigade
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Yonkers Mayor Mike Spano on Monday called on Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo and state lawmakers to give cities further relief from the skyrocketing pension costs that have forced them to raise taxes and cut services.
Speaking to a joint session of the Senate and Assembly Ways and Means Committees, Spano told state lawmakers that Yonkers and other cities are approaching insolvency because of rising costs...