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March 22, 2019

Statistics Often Say a Lot About the Economy, Education and More

Sometimes a statistic can tell you more about an issue than a 200-page thesis. From climate change to […]
March 5, 2019

An Alternative to Congestive Pricing: Let The MTA Go Bankrupt

Enough with the talk about congestion pricing! The MTA doesn’t have a revenue problem, it has a spending […]
February 26, 2019

Levy: Long Island’s Senate bloc is blowing the tax cap bill

Last Fall, this column warned Long Islanders that giving control of the state Senate to New York City-centric […]

Posts By Levy

July 7, 2015
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Most folks I know were outraged to hear last month that a police official from a sleepy village in Nassau County was able to retire with a $1 million severance package. Unfortunately, few in Albany seem to care.

Albany Must Eliminate Overtime From Pensions July 7, 2015 by Steve Levy Published in the Albany Times Union Most […]
May 11, 2015
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Many believe that battling with overbearing police unions makes one anti-cop. Not so.

Battle the union, but support our cops May 11, 2015 by Steve Levy Hosted on Long island Business News Suffolk […]
March 13, 2015
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Taxing entities wishing to effectuate economies of scale can join together in a joint purchasing program. Instead of a village going out to bid for 50 desks unilaterally, it can bid with 10 other jurisdictions where 500 desks will be purchased.

Levy: Tax rebates hinge on consolidation Hosted on Long Island Business News | March 13, 2015 by Steve Levy Did […]
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