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"If New York City Pays More for the MTA it Should Gain More Fiscal Autonomy"
George Sweeting, City & State, August 17, 2017

"N.Y.C. property tax in Albany shackles"
By Ronnie Lowenstein and George Sweeting, New York Daily News, May 8, 2017

"New York City Public Schools Make Strides on Testing"
By Raymond Domainco, New York Slant, February 23, 2016

"A Property Tax Cap – What It Would Do and What It Would Not Do"
By George Sweeting, CityLand, February 16, 2016

"Cuomo’s Shift of Costs to City is Fiscal Folly"
By Doug Turetsky, New York Slant, January 15, 2016

"City Grows Without Wall Street"
By Ronnie Lowenstein, Crain's, April 9, 2012

"9/11 Ten Years Later: NY Keeps Growing, but Critical U.S. Largesse Has Limits"
By Ronnie Lowenstein, Crain's, September 12, 2011

"City gaining jobs, but at lower pay"
By Ronnie Lowenstein, Crain's, March 14, 2011

"Union costs: When 0 is a big number"
By Ronnie Lowenstein, Crain's, May 16, 2010

"Sectors to watch as jobs rebound"
By Ronnie Lowenstein, Crain's, March 29, 2010

"The Debate Over Charter Schools"
By Ronnie Lowenstein, El Diario, March 10, 2010

"Few Back-office, Factory Jobs to Lose, but Big Fiscal Woes"
By Ronnie Lowenstein, Crain's New York Business, April 20, 2009

"A Herculean Effort"
By Ana Champeny, New York Sun, January 30, 2008

"The Tax Cut That Wasn't"
By George Sweeting, New York Post, July 6, 2007

"The Alternative Minimum Tax Takes a Growing Bite from the Big Apple"
By Michael Jacobs, Empire Page, May 10, 2005

"Caution: Budget Pitfalls Ahead"
By Doug Turetsky, Gotham Gazette, May 9, 2005

"Tunnel Vision"
By Preston Niblack, New York Times, December 19, 2004

"The Coming Storm: City Can't Afford to Put Off Looming Budget Crisis"
By Doug Turetsky, Newsday, August 10, 2004

"As Recycling Rules Change Again, New Yorkers Can Help Lower the Cost "
By Preston Niblack as appeared in: Newsday, March 30, 2004

"Busted Budget"
By Ronnie Lowenstein, New York Post, January 13, 2004

"Evicting Bears Won't Balance the Budget"
By Doug Turetsky, Gotham Gazette, April 21, 2003

"City Tax System Is Out of Whack"
By George Sweeting, Daily News, November 25, 2002

"A Surplus of Ideas for a Budget Deficit"
By Ronnie Lowenstein, The New York Times, November 4, 2002

"Market Volatility and Budget Uncertainty"
By Ronnie Lowenstein, The New York Times, August 12, 2002

"Quality of Service Is Not Measured"
By Christine Lidbury, New York Newsday, April 9, 2002

"At Least He's Clearer"
By Doug Turetsky, Gotham Gazette, February 20, 2002

"Stimulus Bill Could Cost City Big Time"
By George Sweeting, Daily News, December 13, 2001

"N.Y.C.'s Growing Debt Bill"
By Ronnie Lowenstein, New York Post, July 9, 2001

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