Study: EITC makes people healthier by Bill Hammond | NY Torch

Here’s another reason to celebrate New York’s Earned Income Tax Credit: It measurably improves the health and longevity of those who receive it.

Empire Center Responds to Cuomo’s “Drive for $15” Capital Tonight

Governor Cuomo kicked off his RV tour around the state to push for a higher minimum wage this week. They’re calling it the “Drive for 15″, a play on words to the Fight for 15 campaign. Cuomo continues to say that a higher minimum wage would boost the economy without causing layoffs or price increases. E.J. McMahon disagrees with the governor, who mentioned him by name during an event this week. McMahon joins us to discuss.

Fending Off Cuomo’s $15 Fetish by E.J. McMahon | New York Post

New York has seldom seen an executive initiative as politically radical or economically reckless as Gov. Cuomo’s proposal for a $15-per-hour statewide minimum wage.
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