A $15-an-hour minimum wage

Further increases in New York State’s minimum wage over the next few years will reduce employment opportunities and harm the state's economic outlook. Read the Empire Center's research that warned about the consequences of Governor Cuomo’s original proposal to hike the minimum to $15 an hour.

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The Cuomo “fight” Obama rejected

Soon-to-be-former President Obama consistently parted company with New York's governor on a key aspect of energy policy.

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NY’s ACA enrollment is up 2%, not 22%

The latest enrollment numbers published by New York’s Obamacare exchange paint an incomplete and misleading picture.


Questioning the “free” tuition plan

Governor Andrew Cuomo's free college tuition proposal raises a boatload of questions about cost, eligibility, justification.