New York's property tax cap became permanent as part of New York's fiscal 2020 state budget. The Empire Center has been a tireless champion of the policy, which has saved homeowners and businesses billions of dollars since its temporary enactment in 2011.Learn More
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Gillibrand’s shifting Medicare math
Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand has doubled the price tag of her Medicare buy-in proposal, but the math still does not add up.
Budget pushes health costs higher
With higher Medicaid spending and more insurance mandates, the state budget adds to the already steep costs of health care for New Yorkers.