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George Phillips Pledges to Support Term Limits on Congress

U.S. Term Limits (USTL), the leader in the non-partisan national movement to limit terms for elected officials, praises 2020 U.S. house candidate for New York (district 22), George Phillips, for signing the pledge for an amendment to term limit Congress.

WIC participation in New York drops 19.7% over 5 years

The number of New York residents taking part in the federal nutrition program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC) declined 19.7percent from fiscal years 2015 to 2019, the U.S. Food and Nutrition Service reported.

Highest income earners in New York taxed at 11.3% rate

The top 1 percent of earners in New York are taxed at an effective rate of 11.3 percent, compared to the state’s 12.4 percent tax rate on the middle 20 percent of income earners, according to a new 24/7 Wall St. analysis.

Chele Farley Pledges to Support Term Limits on Congress

U.S. Term Limits (USTL), the leader in the non-partisan national movement to limit terms for elected officials, praises 2020 U.S. house candidate for New York (district 18), Chele Farley, for signing the pledge for an amendment to term limit Congress.

New York City has liabilities equaling $63,100 per taxpayer

Among the 75 most populous cities in the U.S., New York City ranks last for the state of its finances, having $63,100 in liabilities per taxpayer, according to a Truth in Accounting (TIA) analysis of municipal data released last month.

Inbound cigarette smuggling rate in New York estimated at 55.4%

The inflow of smuggled cigarettes in New York is 55.4 percent, according to a new study from the Tax Foundation that examines the relationship between cigarette taxes and smuggling.

New York ranks worst in new economic outlook analysis

New York finished 50th in a study by the website Rich States, Poor States that examined the 50 states’ economic outlooks based on 15 weighted policy measures.

New York ranks 13th best on corporate tax study

New York finished 13th in a study by the Tax Foundation examining how well states have structured their corporate income tax systems in 2020.

New York among the 36 states with major tax changes in 2020

New York was included in a new analysis from the Tax Foundation identifying 36 states that have major changes to their tax codes taking effect this year.

New York job growth this year projected at 0.5%

Job growth in New York is expected to reach 0.5 percent by the end of 2020, down from the state's 2019 job growth of 1.1 percent, according to a new study by Kiplinger that assessed state economic outlooks.

New York lacks adequate funds to weather moderate recession

New York would lack adequate revenues to manage a moderate economic downturn without raising taxes or cutting services, according to a new analysis from Moody’s Analytics.

Third Candidate in New York CD-27 Supports Term Limits on Congress

U.S. Term Limits (USTL), the leader in the non-partisan national movement to limit terms for elected officials, praises 2020 U.S. house candidate for New York (district 27), Robert Ortt, for signing the pledge for an amendment to term limit Congress. Previously, candidates Beth Parlato and Chris Jacobs also signed the pledge.

New York ranks 49th in annual tax climate ranking

New York finished 49th in a new study by the Tax Foundation showing which states are best at structuring their tax systems

Nicholas Robbins Pledges To Support Congressional Term Limits

2020 New York state assembly candidate, Nicholas Robbins, (district 63), has committed support for term limits on Congress by signing the Term Limits Convention pledge.

Medical center CEO is highest-paid public employee in New York

Thomas J. Quatroche Jr., president and CEO of Erie County Medical Center Corp., earned $876,442 in 2018, making Quatroche the highest-paid public employee in New York last year, according to a ranking by the website GOBankingRates.

Funding for arts agencies in New York to reach $44 million in FY2020

Legislative appropriations for New York arts agencies are projected to reach $44 million for fiscal year 2020, which equates to $2.25 per capita in the state, according to a report from the National Assembly of State Arts Agencies (NASAA).

New York levies a total tax on lodging of 4%

Hotel room bills in New York tack on a total state lodging tax of 4 percent, the 45th highest lodging tax rate in the nation, according to a study by the National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL).

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