Special Issue 2013
Gothams mayoral candidates have big spending plans that ignore fiscal reality.
New Yorks tax regime costs the city jobs in a hypercompetitive age.
Small businesses drive prosperity, but New Yorks taxes and regulations are holding them back.
Policing and the Social Order
Judicial rulings and anti-cop activists threaten the citys triumph over crime.
Ensuring freedom from fear, the last two decades prove.
Fixing Broken Classrooms
Pursue a stronger curriculum and a new teachers contract.
Why undermine institutions that have benefited thousands of city students?
Rationalizing tolls and cutting labor costs would secure the future of city transit.
Misguided policies keep some New Yorkers in subsidized apartments and raise costs for everyone else.
The next mayor will face intense pressure to reverse two decades of progress.
Two reforms that would improve the citys constitution
Metro New York hemorrhaged $49 billion during the 2000s as residents sought opportunity elsewhere.