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.
In New York’s highly-regulated and extremely tight rental market, converting apartments into hotel rooms dries up supply and erodes community within buildings. Read More.
After decades of neglect and decay, the Brooklyn Navy Yard is leading a minor renaissance of small-scale, high-tech manufacturing in New York City. Read More.
Unless the city’s public unions agree to bear part of the tax’s weight, Gotham faces a $1.4 billion budget deficit in 2018. Read More.
New Yorkers, especially in Westchester and further upstate, bear the highest property tax burdens in the country, and deserve to know that their rate raises will always have some limit. Read More.
The new Midtown office tower One Vanderbilt could help alleviate MTA funding woes and ease congestion while also serving as a model for future commercial and residential developments. Read More.
It’s time to give poor families access to the same educational opportunities that the wealthy take for granted. Read More.
High union-compensation costs make collecting and disposing of trash in New York more expensive than in any other large American city. Read More.
Will raising the minimum wage help or hurt low-income workers? Read More.
Decrepit cross-Hudson train tubes and a bus terminal that is near collapse require billions of dollars in upgrades just to meet current demand. Read More.
The facts you need to know about the issues that matter most in New York.