As New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo defends his proposed state budget for the coming fiscal year, a debate is brewing over whether the governor should extend an income tax increase, dubbed the “millionaire’s tax,” on the wealthiest New Yorkers. This tax hike, which, despite its name, would affect individuals earning […]

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Pity for smokers has been low on the list of society’s concerns, especially in New York. Not only is smoking banned in all public indoor areas throughout New York, but smokers are also branded with a stigma. Now, on top of the already extreme New York state tobacco tax, smokers […]