Six Solutions For Buffalo's Extreme Makeover

Despite years of quick fixes, Buffalo's decline continues. Is it time for a major 'state-wide surgery'?

"Every year, it's the same old story. A crisis develops in Buffalo and the tin cup brigades head from Buffalo to Albany, asking for help. Weary state legislators respond with money for a stadium or a cultural group or a new building or schools.

...Today, we lay out six of the most important solutions. None is a salvation in itself, but together, these reforms would make a huge difference in Buffalo's future, according to those interviewed for this story."

Thanks to Laura Kranz

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