About 4 years ago

04/04/2018 - Gov. Cuomo Tries Shielding New Yorkers From GOP Tax Law, In Possible Model For Democratic-Controlled States

Gov. Cuomo Tries Shielding New Yorkers From GOP Tax Law, In Possible Model For Democratic-Controlled States

– The Washington Post

The two provisions – one creating a new “charitable” fund to replace local property taxes, and the second a largely technical change in how taxes are assessed – aim to help taxpayers avoid a new $10,000 cap on the amount of state and local taxes they can deduct from their federal taxes.
The Newest Weapons Against Unions Are Employees

– Bloomberg

U-Haul workers sent a flood of letters seeking to reverse an Obama-era rule. Most used very similar language, in part because the company wrote it for them.

The 2016 Exit Polls Led Us To Misinterpret The 2016 Election

– The New York Times

From the New York Times opinion page: Our post 2016 election understanding of economic distribution, race and immigration among Democratic voters (in large part been based on Election Day exit polls) appears to to have been inaccurate in key ways. According to new studies, those polls substantially underestimated the number of Democratic white working-class voters – many of whom are culturally conservative – and overestimated the white college-educated Democratic electorate, a far more culturally liberal constituency. The new research suggests that when Democrats are broken down by education, race and ethnicity, the white working class is the largest bloc of Democratic voters and substantially larger than the bloc of white college-educated Democratic voters.

How The Arrival Of Electric Cars Could Hurt The Beverage Industry

– The Washington Post

But experts on the convenience store industry say any substantial threat from electric cars is still decades away. While energy-efficient vehicles may catch on en masse with time, more immediate competition for convenience stores comes from the scores of retailers and online companies vying to sell … convenience.