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The Empire State Exodus Continues
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January 23, 2014 :: Research Bulletin
Streamlining SEQR -- page 2

How to Reform New York's "Environmental" Planning Law

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December 16, 2013
Balancing books: Spitzer's weakness New York Daily News,This is a link to an External Website
July 09, 2013 :: Op-Eds & Articles
NYC's high taxes should be a top mayoral issue amNewYork,This is a link to an External Website
June 17, 2013 :: Op-Eds & Articles
Cuomo's casino gift to unions Syracuse Post-Standard,This is a link to an External Website
June 14, 2013 :: Op-Eds & Articles
The Economic Effects of Hydrofracturing on Local Economies (page 2)

A Comparison of New York and Pennsylvania

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May 06, 2013 :: Reports
Koch as Remarkable, If Temporary, New York Savior Bloomberg View,This is a link to an External Website
February 02, 2013 :: Op-Eds & Articles
Taking Ownership

The Patient Role in Medicaid

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December 05, 2012 :: Special Reports
Taking Ownership, Section 1

The Patient Role in Medicaid

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December 05, 2012
Taking Ownership, Section 2

The Patient Role in Medicaid

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December 05, 2012
Taking Ownership, Section 3

The Patient Role in Medicaid

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December 05, 2012
Taking Ownership, Section 4

The Patient Role in Medicaid

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December 05, 2012
Taking Ownership, Section 4.2

The Patient Role in Medicaid

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December 05, 2012
Taking Ownership, Section 5

The Patient Role in Medicaid

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December 05, 2012
Taking Ownership, Conclusion

The Patient Role in Medicaid

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December 05, 2012
The Graying of the Empire State

Parts of NY Grow Older Faster

By E.J. McMahon and Robert Scardamalia
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August 16, 2012 :: Research Bulletin
Optimal Option

SUNY's Personal Retirement Plan As a Model for Pension Reform

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February 16, 2012 :: Special Reports
Optimal Option, Section 2

SUNY's Personal Retirement Plan As a Model for Pension Reform

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February 16, 2012
Optimal Option, Section 3

SUNY's Personal Retirement Plan As a Model for Pension Reform

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February 16, 2012
Optimal Option, Section 4

SUNY's Personal Retirement Plan As a Model for Pension Reform

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February 16, 2012
Optimal Option - Conclusion

SUNY's Personal Retirement Plan As a Model for Pension Reform

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February 16, 2012
Outward Bound New Yorkers

Where They Went, 2000-09

By: E.J. McMahon and Robert Scardamalia
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September 26, 2011 :: Research Bulletin
Why the PA should sell off the WTC New York Post,This is a link to an External Website
August 22, 2011 :: Op-Eds & Articles
Empire State's Half-Century Exodus

A Population Migration Overview

By: E.J. McMahon and Robert Scardamalia
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August 02, 2011 :: Research Bulletin
The Case for a Cap - Page 2

Why and How It Can Work in New York

March 01, 2011 :: Reports
The Case for a Cap

Why and How It Can Work in New York

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March 01, 2011 :: Special Reports
NY Needs Answers New York Post,This is a link to an External Website
October 18, 2010 :: Op-Eds & Articles
Obama puts public sector employees ahead of private sector Washington Examiner,This is a link to an External Website
September 15, 2010 :: Op-Eds & Articles
The man who saved New York New York Post,This is a link to an External Website
July 25, 2010 :: Op-Eds & Articles
New York's latest job killer New York Daily News,This is a link to an External Website
May 19, 2010 :: Op-Eds & Articles
Blueprint for a Better Budget - Part 2
By: E.J. McMahon and Josh Barro
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January 04, 2010 :: Reports
Blueprint for a Better Budget - Part 3
By: E.J. McMahon and Josh Barro
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January 04, 2010 :: Reports
Blueprint for a Better Budget

A Plan of Action for New York State

By: E.J. McMahon and Josh Barro
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January 04, 2010 :: Special Reports
The affordable-housing pact: A flawed remedy for suburbs Journal News,This is a link to an External Website
August 30, 2009 :: Op-Eds & Articles
Rocky's Wreckage New York Post,This is a link to an External Website
July 08, 2008 :: Op-Eds & Articles
Gov's Power Woes New York Post,This is a link to an External Website
March 24, 2008 :: Op-Eds & Articles
Pensions & Plunder New York Post,This is a link to an External Website
July 19, 2007 :: Op-Eds & Articles
Average State Legislature Spending Per Member

New York ranks fourth of all states in spending per member

By state, FY 2005
Legislative Salaries Per State
Eliot's Big Test New York Post,This is a link to an External Website
June 25, 2007 :: Op-Eds & Articles
Panel Transcript - Can Upstate Cities Save Themselves?
June 06, 2007
Panel Transcript - Can Upstate Cities Save Themselves?
June 06, 2007
Panel Transcript - Can Upstate Cities Save Themselves?
June 06, 2007
Panel Transcript - Can Upstate Cities Save Themselves?
June 06, 2007
Panel Transcript - Can Upstate Cities Save Themselves?
June 06, 2007
Panel Transcript - Can Upstate Cities Save Themselves?
June 06, 2007
Panel Transcript - Can Upstate Cities Save Themselves?
June 06, 2007
Babying Unions New York Post,This is a link to an External Website
May 15, 2007 :: Op-Eds & Articles
Mike's Pension Misfire New York Post,This is a link to an External Website
January 22, 2007 :: Op-Eds & Articles
New Yorkers Shipping Out, Report Shows
January 09, 2007 :: News & Commentary
Eliot's Mixed Bag New York Post,This is a link to an External Website
January 04, 2007 :: Op-Eds & Articles
Early Belt-Tightening Led to Squander Poughkeepsie Journal,This is a link to an External Website
January 02, 2007 :: Op-Eds & Articles
Migrating New York Residents Still Heading for the Exits

By E.J. McMahon, Director, and Kathryn McCall, Research Associate

Research Bulletin No. 2
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January 02, 2007 :: Research Bulletin
New Yorkers Still Heading for the Exits
January 02, 2007 :: News & Commentary
Welfare Wonder New York Post,This is a link to an External Website
December 10, 2006 :: Op-Eds & Articles
Lawmaker Salaries By State
November 27, 2006 :: News & Commentary
Eliot's Tough Talk New York Post,This is a link to an External Website
November 08, 2006 :: Op-Eds & Articles
New York's Fiscal Time Bomb
September 21, 2006 :: News & Commentary
Gas Pains New York Post,This is a link to an External Website
September 06, 2006 :: Op-Eds & Articles
Public Pension Price Tag The Wall Street Journal,This is a link to an External Website
August 21, 2006 :: Op-Eds & Articles
Ponderous Government is Crushing Opportunity Syracuse.com,This is a link to an External Website
August 01, 2006 :: Op-Eds & Articles
Number of Legislators
July 31, 2006
Tax and Spend Legacy New York Post,This is a link to an External Website
July 28, 2006 :: Op-Eds & Articles
Public Pension System Sweetened Again
July 18, 2006 :: News & Commentary
Legislature hands unions new weapons
June 21, 2006 :: News & Commentary
New York's Pension Peril New York Post,This is a link to an External Website
June 08, 2006 :: Op-Eds & Articles
Defusing New York's Pension Bomb

By E.J. McMahon, Director, Empire Center for New York State Policy

Director, Empire Center for New York State Policy
Senior Fellow, Manhattan Institute for Policy Research
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June 07, 2006 :: Special Reports
Welfare reform requires adjusting The Syracuse Post-Standard,This is a link to an External Website
March 15, 2006 :: Op-Eds & Articles
The Potential Value of NY's Racing "Trifecta"
February 27, 2006 :: News & Commentary
Ready for Change: A Statewide New York Voter Survey

Empire Center Special Report 01-06

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January 11, 2006 :: Special Reports
Lessons of the Strike: Pension Pickle The New York Post,This is a link to an External Website
December 23, 2005 :: Op-Eds & Articles
Pension Madness The New York Post,This is a link to an External Website
December 19, 2005 :: Op-Eds & Articles
New York Crime Hits a Tipping Point City Journal,This is a link to an External Website
December 01, 2005 :: Op-Eds & Articles
The City's Governor New York Times,This is a link to an External Website
August 07, 2005 :: Op-Eds & Articles
Legislators Keep Pushing Sweeter Pension Benefit Proposals
July 14, 2005 :: News & Commentary
Eminent Domain Backlash in Central NY
July 08, 2005 :: News & Commentary
Rating Mayor Mike City Journal,This is a link to an External Website
July 01, 2005 :: Op-Eds & Articles
Private Property and "Public Use" in NY
June 27, 2005 :: News & Commentary
The Biggest Pension Investment Shift, Part II
June 27, 2005 :: News & Commentary
Take this bill -- please!
June 03, 2005 :: News & Commentary
It's Alive
April 19, 2005 :: News & Commentary
Pension plan needs adjusting Pension plan needs adjusting,This is a link to an External Website
February 22, 2005 :: Op-Eds & Articles
NY's Prisons Emptying Out New York Post,This is a link to an External Website
February 08, 2005 :: Op-Eds & Articles
Time to end misuse of authorities The Post-Standard,This is a link to an External Website
February 08, 2005 :: Op-Eds & Articles
Gotham's Fiscal Crisis: Lessons Unlearned By E.J. McMahon and Fred Siegel, The Public Interest, Winter 2005,This is a link to an External Website
January 01, 2005 :: Op-Eds & Articles
Book Review: Eroding Liberty New York Post,This is a link to an External Website
November 21, 2004 :: Op-Eds & Articles
Ferry Foolish New York Post,This is a link to an External Website
November 08, 2004 :: Op-Eds & Articles
Book Review: Jobs Scandal New York Post,This is a link to an External Website
October 24, 2004 :: Op-Eds & Articles
San Diego Needs Fundamental Pension Reform San Diego Union-Tribune,This is a link to an External Website
April 23, 2004 :: Op-Eds & Articles
Question Authorities New York Post,This is a link to an External Website
February 26, 2004 :: Op-Eds & Articles
Return to dependency? New York Post,This is a link to an External Website
January 27, 2004 :: Op-Eds & Articles
Tale of Two Speeches New York Post, 1-9-04,This is a link to an External Website
January 09, 2004 :: Op-Eds & Articles
Mike's Mixed Bag New York Post,This is a link to an External Website
July 27, 2003 :: Op-Eds & Articles
The Return of George I National Review Online,This is a link to an External Website
January 28, 2003 :: Op-Eds & Articles
Bloomberg's Misplaced (Compassionate) Side Gotham Gazette,This is a link to an External Website
February 18, 2002 :: Op-Eds & Articles
They Don't Get It New York Post,This is a link to an External Website
October 25, 2001 :: Op-Eds & Articles
The Taxpayer: Last Again New York Post,This is a link to an External Website
June 28, 2000 :: Op-Eds & Articles