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Testimony City Budget
March 11, 2019While many worthwhile ideas will be proposed, CBC believes the Commission should focus on and proposing only those changes essential to the Charter’s purpose
March 13, 2019The pied-à-terre tax is appealing politically because it is levied on wealthy people with means to pay and nonresidents who do not vote. Nevertheless, it is problematic for several reasons.
Letter State Budget
February 25, 2019The Executive Budget does not sufficiently restrain spending growth or build reserves, which are critical if the State is to weather an eventual economic downturn without harmful spending cuts and counterproductive tax increases.
January 30, 2019New York is a city of renters, and rent regulated units account for nearly half of the city’s rental housing stock.
Blog City Budget
February 01, 2019A thriving economy has allowed the City to increase spending by $20 billion since fiscal year 2014. The City should undertake a necessary course correction with this four-part strategy:
Blog State Budget
January 10, 2019In this uncertain economic and fiscal environment, the Governor should follow this three-pronged strategy.
Report City Budget
February 21, 2019CBC's new report outlines nine critical things New Yorkers should know about procurement and makes four recommendations that could generate savings for the City.