A slick new television ad makes a promise most business owners would jump at: Start-up or expand a business in New York and enjoy a 10-year exemption from property, sales and even state income taxes.
The $2 billion income tax increase isn’t due to expire until 2014, but that’s an election year.
The pictures for a proposed new convention center at Aqueduct look great, but many are wondering whether Gov. Cuomo jumped the gun by having his administration sign a letter of intent to build the facility with the company that operates a racino there.
Questions were raised Thursday about whether Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s convention center proposal for New York City makes economic sense and whether the state followed proper procedures in selecting a developer.
An analysis by the Manhattan Institute says New York’s cities will be hit especially hard by rising public pension costs.
As 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.
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) – The Empire Center for New York State Policy has posted online the benefits of more than 200,000 New York City government retirees and is suing the city after being denied the […]