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April 13, 2021

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New York recovering from epic weekend blizzard

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here New York recovering from epic weekend blizzard – CBS News Watch CBSN Live The snowfall in the New York City set a single-day record in Central Park. Five people in the city died from shoveling, and passengers packed Penn......

Closed schools are a harmful inequity, but teachers’ unions don’t give a damn

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Post Editorial Board In New York City and nationally, school shutdowns without question do the most harm to minority, low-income and special-needs students. And it’s beyond outrageous that the teacher-union leaders who are behind the most egregious public-school closures pretend the opposite. They’re making things easier on the members, knowing......

Letters to the Editor — April 10, 2021

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Post readers The Issue: The Post’s suggestions on how the city can recover from the pandemic and residents moving away. Conspicuous in its absence from The Post’s advice to heal Gotham is the issue of people working from home (“How new leader can heal Goth­am,” Editorial, April 8). For good......

New York’s wealthiest look for exits as state readies hefty tax increase

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here New York’s top business leaders are gearing up for a potential mass exodus as Gov. Andrew Cuomo and state lawmakers prepare to raise their taxes. With the state budget set to increase the personal income tax on the wealthiest New......

NYC is on the brink — here’s what a new mayor can do to save it

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Post Editorial Board Our Wednesday front page, “Bell tolls for NYC,” marks not necessarily the doom of the city, but a warning: The town we all love faces an inflection point, a chance to rebound to new highs post-pandemic, or sink into something even worse than its horrific 1970s descent.......

NYC’s street homeless need straight, tough love — not virtue signaling

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Stephen Eide Homeless advocates hold fast to the belief that government fails because it doesn’t listen enough to what the homeless themselves say they need. Yet a new report by the Coalition for the Homeless shows why that makes no sense. Even if officials in the Big Apple commit to......

Quality of life plummets, taxes rocket — and New York City faces doom: Goodwin

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Michael Goodwin “No man’s life, liberty or property are safe while the Legislature is in session.” That’s how Gideon Tucker put it back in 1866, a New Yorker who knew Albany as a former legislator, secretary of state and judge. His wisdom, as demonstrated repeatedly over the ages, is timeless.......

‘Millionaires tax’ threat has some NY bankers, managers eyeing exits

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BOSTON (Reuters) – For decades New York’s bankers and fund managers have accepted the city’s high tax rates as a part of working in the world’s premier financial capital. FILE PHOTO: A woman walks past JPMorgan Chase & Co’s international headquarters on Park Avenue in New York July 13, 2012.......

‘Millionaires tax’ threat has some NY bankers, managers eyeing exits

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BOSTON (Reuters) – For decades New York’s bankers and fund managers have accepted the city’s high tax rates as a part of working in the world’s premier financial capital. FILE PHOTO: A woman walks past JPMorgan Chase & Co’s international headquarters on Park Avenue in New York July 13, 2012.......

‘Millionaires tax’ threat has some NY bankers, managers eyeing exits

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BOSTON (Reuters) – For decades New York’s bankers and fund managers have accepted the city’s high tax rates as a part of working in the world’s premier financial capital. FILE PHOTO: A woman walks past JPMorgan Chase & Co’s international headquarters on Park Avenue in New York July 13, 2012.......

Will the last high earner to leave New York please turn out the light

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E.J. McMahon Back on Jan. 19, Governor Cuomo presented an Executive Budget calling for a temporary $1.5 billion personal income tax increase targeted at New York’s highest earners. The left-leaning Democratic supermajorities in the state Assembly and Senate countered with proposals for an eye-popping array of $7 billion in tax......

Police searching for suspects in series of muggings in New York City

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here The NYPD wants your help identifying at least two people who they say are mugging people on the Upper West Side neighborhood of Manhattan, CBS New York reported. Police said there have been at least five incidents. In one......

NYC insiders ramping up attacks against Andrew Yang because he states the obvious

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Nicole Gelinas Is Andrew Yang getting interesting? The mayoral front-runner has lately developed a habit of making reasonable, if rather big-picture, suggestions for governing Gotham — and it’s driving his rivals crazy. Yang hasn’t proved he’s ready to be mayor, but his competitors’ unhinged responses to even the most obvious......

New York State Senate passes bill to legalize recreational weed

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here The New York State Senate on Tuesday voted 40-23 to pass a bill to legalize recreational marijuana. New York Governor Andrew Cuomo said he would sign it after agreeing with state lawmakers on the framework just days ago. The New......

New York business leaders push Biden, Schumer to ditch the cap on SALT deductions

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Senate Majority Leader Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-NY) (R) listens as U.S. President Joe Biden speaks during an event on the American Rescue Plan in the Rose Garden of the White House on March 12, 2021 in Washington, DC. Alex Wong......

NYC gives another a gift to criminals and a slap at law-abiding Gothamites

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Rafael A. Mangual Serious crime continues to rise in Gotham. As of March 21, compared with last year, the NYPD has reported eight more homicides (a 12 percent increase) and 63 more shooting incidents (a 40 percent increase) that wounded 69 more people (a 39 percent increase). These numbers are......

NYC’s mayoral race features a candidate for every type of voter

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Nicole Gelinas It’s fashionable to say the New York mayoral race is a dud: No one is paying attention, the field is weak. False: The Democratic primary, fewer than three months away, is an embarrassment of riches. Whatever candidate you might conjure up — in policies or background — you......

Rents have dropped in many U.S. cities amid the pandemic. Here’s why mine won’t go back up

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Me in my new living room. Source: Janna McPartland When I was 25, and knew nothing about pandemics, I made a list in a small notebook of the things I hoped to achieve in my life. One of those goals......

Robotic automation company UiPath files to go public — revenues are up but it’s still losing money

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here UiPath Founder and CEO Daniel Dines UiPath Robotic process automation company UiPath filed its IPO prospectus with the Securities and Exchange Commission on Friday, and plans to list on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol “PATH.” The......

Summer travel is selling out in some places — see what’s already booked and where

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Fueled by the Covid vaccines, flexible cancellation policies and people yearning to break free from home, the summer travel season is already booming for some parts of the travel industry. A survey from research company Toluna indicates Americans are gaining......

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