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Concern about increased violence in the city is just “fearmongering,” according to Mayor de Blasio. Read More.
Just in time for NYC Energy Week, the City Council is considering a law to force large commercial buildings to turn off all their lights at night, in order to conserve energy, cut costs, and reduce greenhouse emissions. Read More.
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.
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