NY's leading export

Since 2000, New York has lost nearly 2 million residents to other states. This net domestic migration outflow, which dates back to the 1960s, is a major reason why the Empire State is about to fall from third to fourth place in national population rankings, behind California, Texas and Florida. The Empire Center closely tracks demographic trends, on both a statewide and regional basis, as the ultimate indicator of the state's attractiveness as a place to live, work and raise a family.

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Local tax cap may dip in ’15

It looks like the property tax levy cap for New York counties and municipalities next year will start at 1.56 percent, slightly lower than last year's starting rate of 1.66 percent.

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Your state dollars at work — with GE & IBM

If GE and IBM have some truly great and promising ideas for next-generation semiconductor materials, why do they need a New York taxpayer subsidy to develop them?

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The Times hypes an IBO analysis

Census data showing that most high-income households leaving New York City in 2012 chose to relocate to neighboring suburbs are not, in fact, proof that high taxes don't matter.

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