A Tax Issue: Fidler Worries That the City Will Be Victimized by the Senate Coup

One of the innumerable questions raised by today’s (possible) flip of power in the state Senate: Will New York City

One of the innumerable questions raised by today’s (possible) flip of power in the state Senate: Will New York City be able to get a tax hike of some sort through Albany?
Councilman Lew Fidler, for one, is worried.
“My only concern is that the Senate is going to be totally ineffective between now and June 30, and we’ll have an $850 million revenue hole,” he told me. “They could decide to go home and fight this out in court. I mean, no matter what side is in charge, someone’s got to realize that New York City needs to generate $850 million in revenue to pass a budget in June.

A Tax Issue: Fidler Worries That the City Will Be Victimized by the Senate Coup