New Jersey governor Chris Christie loudly proclaims his commitment to eliminating government waste. Now he’s backing it up with a grave fiscal reform: he has cut government incentives for the production of Jersey Shore. Read More
Tax the Rich
Members of the City Council’s Progressive Caucus dismissed Michael Bloomberg’s opposition to plugging the budget by taxing wealthier New Yorkers.
Lawmakers said that when the mayor presented his budget to them this morning, he focused on slashing city spending and laying off workers, including teachers. Not included in the budget, they said, were any new Read More
Yesterday, I reported that Andrew Cuomo told supporters in midtown that the state can’t raise taxes because residents will “vote with their feet,” according to one attendee in the room.
Michael Bloomberg went to Washington D.C. yesterday warning against over-regulating and taxing Wall Street, which he said would have a disproportionately impact New York City.
This morning, he repeated his warning during a press conference in the Bronx about waterfront development. Also there were Rep. Jerry Nadler and Rep. Jose Serrano, who later told Read More