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.Learn More
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Governor signs FOIL fix
Gov. Cuomo has signed a bill that marks the most substantial improvement to the Freedom of Information Law in years.
Job growth slows in NYS
October's private jobs numbers for New York State rose just 1.1 percent on a year-to-year basis, and the state unemployment rate ticked up.