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Niagara County Homeowners Get Tax Break for 2019 - Spectrum News

Wed, 12/12/2018 - 16:56
Niagara County Homeowners Get Tax Break for 2019  Spectrum News

Tax rate drops to $7.01 per $1000 of assessed value.

Incoming New York A.G. Vows to Make Trump’s Life a Living Hell - Vanity Fair

Wed, 12/12/2018 - 16:55
Incoming New York A.G. Vows to Make Trump’s Life a Living Hell  Vanity Fair

After Democrats flipped the House in November, Donald Trump reacted by treating the nation to a nearly 90-minute, televised meltdown, highlights of which ...

Incoming New York A.G. Vows to Make Trump's Life a Living Hell - Vanity Fair

Wed, 12/12/2018 - 16:55
Incoming New York A.G. Vows to Make Trump's Life a Living Hell  Vanity Fair

After Democrats flipped the House in November, Donald Trump reacted by treating the nation to a nearly 90-minute, televised meltdown, highlights of which ...

Michael Cohen Sentenced to 3 Years After Implicating Trump in Hush-Money Scandal - The New York Times

Wed, 12/12/2018 - 16:43
Michael Cohen Sentenced to 3 Years After Implicating Trump in Hush-Money Scandal  The New York Times

Michael D. Cohen, a former lawyer for President Trump, was sentenced to three years in prison on Wednesday after denouncing Mr. Trump and explaining that “I ...

Michael Cohen Sentenced to 3 Years After Implicating Trump in Hush-Money Scandal - The New York Times

Wed, 12/12/2018 - 16:43
Michael Cohen Sentenced to 3 Years After Implicating Trump in Hush-Money Scandal  The New York Times

Michael D. Cohen, a former lawyer for President Trump, was sentenced to three years in prison on Wednesday after denouncing Mr. Trump and explaining that “I ...

Cayuga Nation Secures Win In NY Property Tax Row - Law360

Wed, 12/12/2018 - 16:12
Cayuga Nation Secures Win In NY Property Tax Row  Law360

A New York federal court judge has sided with the Cayuga Indian Nation in a long-running dispute with Seneca County over the collection of property taxes on ...

Ready For NYCHA 2.0? Mayor Promises Public Housing Fixes Are Imminent - CBS New York

Wed, 12/12/2018 - 16:04
Ready For NYCHA 2.0? Mayor Promises Public Housing Fixes Are Imminent  CBS New York

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — There are more changes coming to the New York City Housing Authority. On Wednesday, the city made two announcements, one ...

New York City Finalizes 2018/19 Real Estate Tax Rates - JD Supra

Wed, 12/12/2018 - 15:09
New York City Finalizes 2018/19 Real Estate Tax Rates  JD Supra

The City of New York has finalized the real estate tax rates for tax year 2018/19, which began July 1, 2018 and will end June 30, 2019. The rate for Class 2 ...

Tariff Man - New York Times

Wed, 12/12/2018 - 15:08
Tariff Man  New York Times

For President Trump, the focus on tariffs has been decades in the making, transforming him from a businessman into ...

Democratic state senator blasts Amazon's HQ2 as a PR scam, saying 'New York fell for it' - CNBC

Wed, 12/12/2018 - 15:04
Democratic state senator blasts Amazon's HQ2 as a PR scam, saying 'New York fell for it'  CNBC

"I don't think it's worth providing $3 billion and setting a precedent" for other companies to pick the city's pockets, state Sen. Michael Gianaris says.

Health care enrollment deadline is just days away - amNewYork

Wed, 12/12/2018 - 14:44
Health care enrollment deadline is just days away  amNewYork

New Yorkers have three days left to sign up for health care benefits through the Affordable Care Act if they want guaranteed coverage on Jan. 1, 2019.

Second 5Linx founder sentenced to 14 months for fraud, false tax returns - Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Wed, 12/12/2018 - 14:40
Second 5Linx founder sentenced to 14 months for fraud, false tax returns  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

A federal judge Wednesday sentenced another founder of the 5Linx company to 14 months for fraud and false tax returns.

Federal minimum wage vote delayed over witness's 2002 “gay sex tax” blog - Fast Company

Wed, 12/12/2018 - 14:31
Federal minimum wage vote delayed over witness's 2002 “gay sex tax” blog  Fast Company

Joseph Sabia, a professor of economics at San Diego State University, wrote about the “dangers” of gay sex in a blog post mostly about regulating junk food.

Michael Cohen sentenced to three years in prison for crimes committed while working for Trump - The Washington Post

Wed, 12/12/2018 - 14:27
Michael Cohen sentenced to three years in prison for crimes committed while working for Trump  The Washington Post

NEW YORK — A federal judge on Wednesday sentenced President Trump's former attorney Michael Cohen to three years in prison for financial crimes and lying ...

Wall Street's optimism of a year ago has all but run out - Crain's New York Business

Wed, 12/12/2018 - 14:26
Wall Street's optimism of a year ago has all but run out  Crain's New York Business

Three years ago Goldman Sachs granted employees $2.3 billion worth of shares for a job well done. The hitch was that no one could sell them until 2019.

Trump to Steer More Money to ‘Opportunity Zones’ - The New York Times

Wed, 12/12/2018 - 14:00
Trump to Steer More Money to ‘Opportunity Zones’  The New York Times

WASHINGTON — President Trump directed federal agencies on Wednesday to steer spending toward certain distressed communities across the country — part ...

Michael Cohen sentenced to 3 years in prison - CNN

Wed, 12/12/2018 - 13:13
Michael Cohen sentenced to 3 years in prison  CNN

President Trump's longtime attorney and former "fixer" Michael Cohen has been sentenced to 36 months in prison for crimes including campaign finance ...

The cost of four missing words in the tax law - Marketplace APM

Wed, 12/12/2018 - 13:06
The cost of four missing words in the tax law  Marketplace APM

At the White Castle in Commack, New York, the drive-thru starts off pretty standard. You order at a speaker. But then you drive up, and there's no window to pick ...

City Governments Should Focus On Opportunity, Not Income Inequality - Forbes

Wed, 12/12/2018 - 12:50
City Governments Should Focus On Opportunity, Not Income Inequality  Forbes

Cities aren't very good at reducing income inequality via redistribution but they are great at giving people opportunities to improve their lives, and that's what city ...

NYC council members and Amazon executives got into a heated debate over the $3 billion in incentives offered for HQ2 - CNBC

Wed, 12/12/2018 - 12:46
NYC council members and Amazon executives got into a heated debate over the $3 billion in incentives offered for HQ2  CNBC

New York City council members questions Amazon executives and the head of New York City's Economic Development Corporation about why the government ...

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