Tax the rich

Despite New Jersey's lower tax rate, wealthy people "still chose to live and work in New York."
“The casual passerby walking along Brooklyn’s majestic Promenade is struck with the indelible impression that these buildings, now nearing completion, are simply too large."
"The issue is people's ability to stay in the city."
The 125th Street 2nd Avenue subway extension, countdown clocks, new elevators, and help point intercoms might perish in budgetary triage.
President Obama will use his State of the Union address to push for tax benefits for the middle class paid for by tax increases on the rich.
Hook your arm up to a drip of liquid money and feel your self-awareness melt away.
A little revenue gets raised, the wealthy take a modest hit to neutralize a meaningful one, lawmakers look like they're fighting for the little guy—what's not to like?
Nearly 42% of high-income households who left the city in 2012 moved somewhere else in New York.
Thomas Piketty, author of the best-selling book Capital in the 21st Century, talks about progressive taxation, Bill Gates's hypocrisy, and how NYC can do something about its dramatic economic inequality.
Manhattan rents have increased by nearly 20%, while the housing stock keeps being deregulated.
Making $37,064 in New York actually "feels like" making $28,799, when you account for our cost-of-living.
In New York state, people must pay for their electronic monitoring devices, their probation officers, and their room and board.
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