New Jersey town offers immigration insights

April 21, 2008.  A column by FPI senior fellow David Dyssegaard Kallick, Newsday.

City Could Raise Revenues and Level Playing Field for Business

April 15, 2008. FPI examines the business tax treatment of “carried interest” earned by private equity fund and hedge fund managers, and finds that closing the carried interest loophole could raise $160-$225 million in new revenue for New York City – while leveling the playing field for New York businesses. Press release, full report.

Meeting of the New York State Commission on Property Tax Relief – Syracuse

April 10, 2008. FPI executive director Frank Mauro spoke at the meeting of the New York State Commission on Property Tax Relief. Transcript (starting on page 7).

Pulling Apart: Gap Between New York’s Wealthy and Poor Is Still the Widest in the Nation

April 9, 2008. New York has the dubious distinction of having the widest income gap between the rich and the poor of all 50 states, according to this report released by FPI in conjunction with a national study of income trends in the 50 states by the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities and the Economic Policy Institute. The report also shows that inequality in New York City is even more extreme than in the state as a whole. Also see Pulling Apart: A State-by-State Analysis of Income Trends from CBPP and EPI. FPI’s press release >>

Is America becoming a lottery society?

April 1, 2008. An op ed by FPI senior fellow David Dyssegaard Kallick, New York Metro.

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