Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Tuesday proposed budgeting $137.2 billion for the fiscal year starting April 1, a spending increase of less than 2 percent accompanied by business, property and estate tax relief.
The governor is trying to do something about New York’s reputation as a high-tax, anti-business state by slashing everything from property taxes to estate taxes to business taxes.
Though the former Democratic governor doesn’t even live in New Jersey anymore, Gov. Chris Christie keeps bringing up the name of the opponent he unseated in 2009.
Election Day is November 6 and New Jerseyans may end up picking a new U.S. Senator or sticking with the one they have right now.
Usually, we present this segment on Fridays, but this week, we’re presenting it one day earlier to strike while the iron is hot after last night’s first debate between former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney and President Barack Obama.
The recently released tape of Romney speaking to donors at a closed door fundraiser has exposed Mitt Romney to, in fact, be the person Democrats have portrayed him to be: a rich, out of touch, arrogant man that has no respect or connection to the American middle class and absolutely no interest in making the American middle class stronger.
Obama’s latest speech on tax cuts for the middle class is just a retread of his tired class warfare rhetoric and strategy.
State lawmakers have made a tax cut deal reality. Albany lawmakers passed a bill that cuts taxes for the middle class but makes millionaires pay a whole lot more.
You might call this major legislative magic. Governor Andrew Cuomo and the legislative leaders have come up with a tax deal that somehow reduces taxes for everyone, but still raises nearly $2 billion in new revenue.
Many people thought Democrats were just playing possum when they said they wouldn’t vote for the tax cut. One local senator said those people are sorely mistaken.
The President announced a bipartisan agreement on year-end legislation to extend expiring tax cuts and renew jobless benefits as part of a sweeping attempt to strengthen the economic recovery.
The NY senator accused Republicans of siding with “millionaires and billionaires” after they rejected proposals that would have let tax cuts expire for those making $200,000 and above.
Paladino released his plan Monday to cut taxes that he said were drowning businesses, stifling expansion and dragging out the recession.
At a town-hall meeting in PA on Monday, President Obama said there are people in the country that feel he’s been too soft on Wall Street.