There are huge implications for New York State in the U.S. Supreme Court's ruling in Janus v. AFSCME, which will end compulsory collection of agency fees from public employees who choose not to join a government union.
The Empire Center for Public Policy has extensively documented and analyzed the Janus case from a New York perspective. Check out our research here.
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Side effects of the opioid tax
Industry lawsuits filed against Governor Cuomo's $100 million opioid tax are raising fresh questions about the levy's fairness and unintended side effects.
State $hortfalls shrinking
The Mid-Year Update to Governor Cuomo's financial plan reduces projected future budget gaps to levels he could easily manageable levels.