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December 18, 2013 3:32 PM | Comments
On the next edition of MetroFocus: a look at what the eight billion dollar cost of public pensions in NYC may mean for Mayor-Elect Bill de Blasio.VIDEO
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Beth Garbitelli  |  December 18, 2013 3:32 PM | 2 Comments
Detroit’s ruling on December 3 that pensions could be slashed to fix an insolvent city government’s finances will impact the entire nation, even economically strong cities like New York.VIDEO
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December 13, 2013 2:49 PM | 1 Comment
On the next edition of MetroFocus: a look at what the eight billion dollar cost of public pensions in NYC may mean for Mayor-Elect Bill de Blasio.VIDEO
The share of total income going to the top 1 percent in NYS and NYC rose sharply between 1980 and 2010. (2011 and 2012 projected.) Graph courtesy of the Fiscal Policy Institute.
Georgia Kral  |  November 15, 2012 4:00 AM | 4 Comments
The Fiscal Policy Institute's report shows the gap between the city's and state's rich and poor has been a trend since the 1970s.VIDEO
Gov. Andrew Cuomo has not taken a position at the state version of the DREAM Act. He has said he supports the federal version. AP/Evan Agostini.
John Farley  |  December 6, 2011 4:00 AM | Updated: December 8, 2011 10:46 AM | 2 Comments
While Cuomo's expedient push to raise taxes on the wealthy pleased many people of disparate political beliefs, it has also raised concerns about the governors' disregard for transparency.VIDEO
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