Report: Many LIRR Workers Making Six-Figure SalariesThe Empire Center for Public Policy said the average LIRR worker pulled in $106,000 and 130 employees earned more than $200,000, while riders struggle with rising fares.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo Stands Against Millionaire's TaxThe push for a higher tax on New Yorkers making more than $1 million a year is getting fresh life with a new poll showing overwhelming support, a high-profile rally on Monday and the strengthening Occupy Wall Street protest in New York City.
Study Says New York Cities To Be Hit Harder By Pension CostsAn analysis by the Manhattan Institute says New York's cities will be hit especially hard by rising public pension costs.
Bloomberg OK With Municipal Unions, Collective BargainingAs Wisconsin's governor is embroiled in a fight over fundamental guarantees for organized labor, the struggle between New York's governor and the unions appears to feature more hype than bite so far.