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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Senate OKs less local say on cops
The Senate has unanimously passed a bill designed to undermine local government control of police and firefighter discipline.
Albany’s Rx for higher premiums
Dozens of health-care bills percolating through the Legislature would add to the already high price of health insurance in New York State.