NYS Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli (credit: CBS 2)

DiNapoli: Americorps Owes Thousands

AmeriCorps is a federal service organization that runs public improvement programs around the country.


Quinna Hamby holds a sign during a rally protesting taxes on the Tuscarora Indian Nation in New York, Wednesday, Sept. 1, 2010. (AP Photo/ David Duprey)

New York Appeals Court Halts Indian Cigarette Tax

The latest in a tangled series of state and federal court decisions has halted New York state’s plan to collect taxes on cigarettes sold by Native American retailers to non-Indian customers.


New York Gov. David Paterson

Paterson Promises NY Cigarette Tax Collection

Gov. David Paterson on Thursday promised to finally start collecting taxes on cigarettes sold by Native American stores, despite state police warnings that such enforcement could result in “violence and death.”