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There has been a sharp and growing economic divide between upstate and downstate.
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Unearthed videos of 1982 Cuomo-Lehrman debates: An example of how much (and, in some ways, how little) has changed in NY politics over the intervening decades.
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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.
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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.