New York’s most valuable export

Since 2000, New York has lost more than 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 has fallen to fourth place in national population rankings, behind California, Texas and Florida.

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Cuomo’s big stealth tax hike

It's not even in the fine print, but Governor Cuomo's initial budget proposal includes more than $1.5 billion in state income tax hikes for tax year 2018.

Cuomo’s health care piggy bank

Facing a multibillion-dollar gap in state finances, Governor Cuomo has turned to one of Albany’s favorite piggy banks: the healthcare industry.

The loose ends in Cuomo’s budget

The first draft of Governor Cuomo's 2018-19 Executive Budget left a pile of loose ends in New York's state code.