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 next union giveaway

What will New York’s governor and lawmakers seek to do next for their public-sector union friends?

Who gained coverage under the ACA

Health coverage gains under the Affordable Care Act were concentrated among lower-income groups and in New York City, Census Bureau data show.

The Medicaid takeover, revisited

Any state takeover of county Medicaid costs would create winners and losers. The Assembly GOP version is no exception.