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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Essential Plan surplus hits $1.2B
The balance of unspent money in the Essential Plan Trust Fund ballooned to a new high of $1.2 billion as of March 31.
NY per-pupil spending reaches $23k
New York's spending on elementary and secondary education was 89 percent above the U.S. average at $23,091 per pupil in 2017, easily topping all states.