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The price we pay: Legislative leaders refused to pledge reform, so a panel must deny them a raise

At least Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie showed up. That’s apparently what counts for courage these days.

Of course, it was all downhill once he opened his mouth Friday before the special committee mulling raises for lawmakers: Rather than promising change to the way business is done in Albany in...

McCall, Thompson, DiNapoli and Stringer must say no raise without reforms. ...