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New York State Budget

A New York State Banker Bonus Tax

George Gresham | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
George Gresham

New York State should implement a onetime 50 percent payroll tax on bankers' cash bonuses over $50,000, with the proceeds invested in our heath care system and children's education.

Paterson's 2010-2011 Budget Proposal Highlights

NY Daily News | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

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New York State General Fund Has A Bad First: Ending The Year In Red

nytimes.com | NICHOLAS CONFESSORE | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

After months of plunging revenues and weeks of budget battles, New York had a negative balance of $174 million in its general fund on Wednesday, with ...

Going Broke in Albany, Part 2: Where's a Press-Induced Panic When We Need One?

Will Schwartz | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Will Schwartz

There's a good chance we're on the verge of entering a new financial era in New York State. An era that will be defined by the cutting, gutting, and slashing of our social services.

State Budgets: Times Are Tough All Over

Susan J. Demas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Susan J. Demas

When we're taxing candy, brothels and pot, we know our states are having difficulty balancing the budget.

Governor Paterson, Have You Lost Your Moral Compass?

Jonathan Tasini | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jonathan Tasini

It's regular people who had nothing to do with this financial disaster who continue to take the hit. In New York, Paterson's new budget takes aim at workers and lets the rich of the hook.