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The Common Core State Standards have been controversial, but less so in New York City, where school principals report broad satisfaction. 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.
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.
The construction of more “affordable housing” is a top priority of the de Blasio administration, but can they reach that goal with current policy tools? Read More.
Mayor de Blasio went to Washington this week to unveil his Progressive “Contract with America.” Read More.
Is Mayor de Blasio's latest welfare reform going to return New York to its old culture of dependency? Read More.
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