links for 2011-03-11

  • Assembly Democrats are preparing to make the so-called millionaire's tax exactly that, our Ken Lovett has learned: The budget proposal the Dems are preparing to unveil would continue for another year a 8.97% surcharge on those making at least $1 million
  • Megna argues in his piece that the schools cost New Yorkers $93,000 a student, far surpassing other special-education programs and needs to be reformed just like all other parts of the budget.
  • “So, when you tax middle class, when you tax millionaires or whatever you want to call them, rich people, it turns them off…"