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April 11, 2018

Another Lost Opportunity to Cut Costs in New York

With the conclusion of its budget season, New York’s state legislature has lost another opportunity to enact reforms […]
March 23, 2018

Updating Our Archaic Election Laws

Election reform should expand access but retain integrity So Gov. Andrew Cuomo has proposed an election reform bill […]
January 16, 2018

Hopes for a Taxpayer Friendly 2018

It’s laudable that our state legislators lashed out against parts of the federal tax plan that will hurt […]

Posts By Levy


July 7, 2015
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Most folks I know were outraged to hear last month that a police official from a sleepy village in Nassau County was able to retire with a $1 million severance package. Unfortunately, few in Albany seem to care.

Albany Must Eliminate Overtime From Pensions July 7, 2015 by Steve Levy Published in the Albany Times Union Most […]
May 11, 2015
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Many believe that battling with overbearing police unions makes one anti-cop. Not so.

Battle the union, but support our cops May 11, 2015 by Steve Levy Hosted on Long island Business News Suffolk […]
March 13, 2015
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Taxing entities wishing to effectuate economies of scale can join together in a joint purchasing program. Instead of a village going out to bid for 50 desks unilaterally, it can bid with 10 other jurisdictions where 500 desks will be purchased.

Levy: Tax rebates hinge on consolidation Hosted on Long Island Business News | March 13, 2015 by Steve Levy Did […]
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