Fiscal Policy Institute http://wrvo.org en Tax hearing set for Monday http://wrvo.org/post/tax-hearing-set-monday <p></p> Mon, 10 Feb 2014 12:40:01 +0000 Karen DeWitt 51151 at http://wrvo.org Tax hearing set for Monday Study finds rich get richer, the rest decline http://wrvo.org/post/study-finds-rich-get-richer-rest-decline <p>A union-funded think tank finds that New York has the greatest income disparity in the nation. The Fiscal Policy Institute says that trend continues, with the top one percent gaining more financial resources, while the middle class is falling behind and the numbers of the poor are growing. Mon, 19 Nov 2012 10:49:42 +0000 Karen DeWitt 29336 at http://wrvo.org Report: Economic slump cost NY 500,000 jobs http://wrvo.org/post/report-economic-slump-cost-ny-500000-jobs <p>A report by a policy think tank finds that 500,000 job opportunities were lost in New York in the three year long economic slump, representing a total income loss of $31 billion dollars a year.</p> Wed, 30 Nov 2011 16:05:29 +0000 Karen DeWitt 10281 at http://wrvo.org