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.
From the bold agenda that Governor Cuomo described in his State of the State address, you wouldn’t know that New York leads the country in outmigration to other states. Read More.
Governor Andrew Cuomo presents himself as a sober-minded centrist when it comes to spending and taxation. But New York is in poor fiscal health. Read More.
Building public infrastructure in New York City is extraordinarily expensive, mostly because of extravagant union contracts and the maintenance of prevailing-wage laws. Read More.
Ten years ago, things looked bleak in New York City after the implosion of the financial industry, followed by the arrest of Bernard Madoff for massive fraud. Read More.
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez supports higher minimum wages and should listen to what business people like her former boss are saying: minimum-wage regulation is a job killer. Read More.
The NY and NJ lawsuit claims that capping the deductibility of state and local taxes is unconstitutional, and it seeks to have the cap lifted. Read More.
If workers and their employers are happy with the the tipped minimum wage, why change it? Read More.
Things aren’t looking green for the Garden State, with a tax rate now among the highest in the nation and a bone-dry business climate. Read More.
Elected city officials will do New York property owners a great service if they can establish fairness in assessments and levies. Read More.
The facts you need to know about the issues that matter most in New York.