Reports

Tax cap offers strongest shield to NY’s poorest school districts by E.J. McMahon |  | Reports

Over the past seven years, New York’s cap on local property tax levies has generated billions of dollars in savings for homeowners and businesses, compared to previous trends. The cap has been especially effective in restraining school property taxes, which have long been the largest and fastest-growing component of New York’s tax burden. [Read_more]

Do No Harm by Bill Hammond |  | Reports

The costs and risks of a state-run single-payer health-care program would be much greater, and the benefits much smaller, than its proponents claim. [Read_more]

Shifting Shares by Bill Hammond |  | Reports

This issue brief explores the financial considerations and policy challenges associated with eliminating the local Medicaid share and reviews the options for implementing a state takeover. [Read_more]

Taylor Made | Reports

Marking the Taylor Law's 50th anniversary, this paper reviews the background of the law and highlights provisions and precedents in need of state legislative reform. [Read_more]