The 10th edition of Rich States, Poor States has been released by ALEC (American Legislative Exchange Council) and again New York State last in the 50 states for its economic outlook. Today's NY Post editorial examines why and the Nation Review explains how business friendly states are growing at the expense of those who tax and spend.
Michael Goodwin writes in today's NY Post that it is a shame top democrats are too afraid to challenge Mayor de Blasio. He writes, "It’s the shame of New York Democrats that they can’t produce a dynamic challenger against a lackluster mayor who spent the last year under criminal investigation."
As more and more people have a chance to review the NYS Budget, there is a far more grumbling than in previous years.. You know you have problems with a "progressive" program when the NY Times questions if it was well thought out.