Protecting the Tax Cap

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.

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NY’s uninsured rate hits new low

Bucking the national trend, New York's uninsured rate dropped for the eighth consecutive year, hitting a new low of 5.4 percent, data from the Census Bureau show.

Losing by winning

New York State's tax collectors prevailed in a key administrative ruling last month—but the state's taxpayers will probably be losers.

Schumer’s double-talk on DSH

Sen. Chuck Schumer's recent warning about a pending reduction in Medicaid funding for hospitals was misleading in several ways.