Democrats in the State Assembly want to raise New York’s minimum wage from $7.25 an hour to $8.50. At 17 percent, it would be the biggest one-time increase in the minimum wage in state history.
It would also be the wrong move at the wrong time, for the wrong reasons.
In less than a week, New Yorkers elect a new governor. Barring a miracle, GOP candidate Carl Paladino will not be heading to Albany.
He will be heading back upstate, however, to his native Buffalo, where he won’t lack for distractions. After all, Paladino built his failed campaign on his private fortune, a development portfolio estimated Read More