The term “Greater New York” was applied, unofficially, to the 1898 consolidation that produced the present city of New York, which brought together the present five boroughs (counties). When consolidated, much of the city of New York was agricultural. As time went on, the term “Greater” came to apply to virtually any large city and its environs, not just New York. By 2010, Greater New York had expanded to somewhere between 19 million and 23 million residents, depending on the definition.
Americans for Tax Reform had these factoids ready for release when today’s Census news about state Congressional reapportionment hit: An updated study by Americans for Tax Reform compared states gaining[...]
From the National Conference of State Legislatures: Republicans made huge gains in state legislative races and are at their highest point since 1928. The Alabama House and Senate, Indiana House,[...]