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State of Liability

Needed liability reforms would create a more balanced legal environment, reduce costs for those who live and work in New York and improve the state’s economy.

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Benchmarking New York

How does your county, city, town, village, or school district compare to others across New York?

Empire IdeasView All

Empire Ideas is a series of policy papers focusing on topics of concern to local governments. Our goal in this project is to help elected officials, local taxpayer groups, community associations and concerned taxpayers explore ways of improving the quality and cost-effectiveness of local government.

Data View All

Empire Center's Data section now includes over 50 different data sets in seven categories that measure and rank New York's state and local taxes, spending, debt and economic competitiveness.