Follow the talk on city and state finances, taxes, budget freezes, and the minimum wage. Learn the ins and outs of the budget to see exactly how New York is spending your tax dollars.
The MTA has been accruing debt just to make the trains run on time while ignoring significant capital needs. Read More.
The rent tax was phased out of the rest of the city in the 1990s, and the time is past due for all tenants to get the same relief. Read More.
Small businesses like bodegas are subject to an array of fines and commercial rent taxes that are less burdensome to larger businesses. Read More.
Mayor de Blasio has made it his political mission to level out inequalities of wealth between New Yorkers. Read More.
Libraries requested $1.4 billion for renovations and infrastructure repairs, which are certainly needed. Read More.
Governor Andrew Cuomo and Vice-President Joe Biden announced plans this week to rebuild LaGuardia Airport. Read More.
Mayor de Blasio recently promised to cut New York City's overall carbon emissions by 40% over the next 15 years. Read More.
The New York State Wage Board’s decision to set a $15 minimum wage for fast food workers will hurt the very people it is intended to help. Read More.
Imposing rent freezes on commercial real estate will further distort the New York real estate market and drive up costs for everyone. Read More.
The facts you need to know about the issues that matter most in New York.