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Video City Budget
March 10, 2020Andrew Rein discuss the impact of the coronavirus crisis on the city and state’s bottom line.
Special Feature City Budget
March 09, 2020Budget savings from greater efficiency in City government amount to spare change.
Video City Budget
March 03, 2020The CBC Annual Dinner honoring Richard Ravitch, the Office of the New York State Attorney General, and the Office of the New York State Comptroller.
January 13, 2020While housing is the largest share of spending for most households, a more robust picture of affordability also should include transportation costs.
Video Capital Spending
December 18, 2007A forum discussion on the efficacy of New York City's infrastructure plan and what steps it should take to ensure that current infrastructure is kept in a state of good repair. Mayor Michael Bloomberg delivers the keynote speech and CBC President Carol Kellermann gives the presentation on the Capital Budgeting for 2030 report.
Report Capital Spending
December 01, 2007This report analyzes Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s PLANYC, a new long-range planning initiative for New York City's capital assets and infrastructure. The report identifies the four greatest challenges confronting this initiative and makes recommendations for overcoming them.
June 02, 2007This report focuses on state and local business taxes in New York City, showing that those taxes are dramatically higher than comparable taxes for key competitors. Combined federal, state, and local taxes reduce the rate of return on new business investment in New York City significantly – about 36-50 percent, depending on location and industry. Most of this is due to federal tax – typically 34-36 percentage points. Taxes in New York City were the highest in all industries in 2006, and were highest or second-highest under virtually all scenarios examined. By contrast, taxes in other New York locations often were lowest or nearly lowest among the locations compared.