more by Bruce Fisher
published on Mar. 6, 2015 12pm
Well-intentioned band-aids against the systemic scourge of abandoned and disintegrating properties and neighborhoods.
published on Feb. 17, 2015 11pm
Where the money that keeps Western New York flush comes from.
published on Jan. 27, 2015 9am
Who will pay the sunk costs for a stadium about to be abandoned? Taxpayers, of course.
published on Jan. 20, 2015 3pm
Clawing back financial gains to fund middle-class uplift.
published on Jan. 6, 2015 10pm
As of New Year’s Day, the minimum wage in New York State is $8.75 an hour. By next New Year’s Day, the minimum wage will be $9 an hour.
published on Dec. 23, 2014 10pm
A plea to Santa to bring the kids here to enjoy all our region’s shiny new things…
published on Dec. 16, 2014 11pm
Upstate’s perverse incentive to root for Wall Street.
published on Dec. 9, 2014 10pm
We’re almost back to 2008 employment levels in Western New York. But what sort of jobs?
published on Nov. 25, 2014 10pm
How and why to become a smaller Western New York. There’s a robust and accessible academic literature about how shrinking cities, even “zombie” cities (Buffalo was recently so labeled), can come back to life.