Skip to comments.New York needs billions from Washington, no strings attached
Posted on 05/07/2020 9:52:51 AM PDT by MtnClimber
Washington has responded to the unprecedented economic disruptions brought on by the coronavirus pandemic with extraordinary measures to bolster our nations health-care system, keep businesses afloat and support tens of millions of unemployed Americans. Given the vast scope of the public health and economic challenges we face, our federal government must go further. Federal aid for state and local governments that matches the depth of the crisis is urgently needed.
The language of revenue shortfalls and fiscal cliffs used to describe these challenges may seem distant from the concerns of New Yorkers who are struggling to pay their bills and keep their families safe. Make no mistake: Ensuring that states and local governments get through this crisis is a bread-and-butter issue with immediate and tangible consequences.
Keeping states and municipalities solvent means keeping police, firefighters, teachers and health-care workers on the job; maintaining social services for our most vulnerable residents; and avoiding tax increases that could hurt working families and small businesses, or longer-term deficit borrowing that would impose todays costs on tomorrows taxpayers.
The case for direct, unrestricted federal aid is clear.
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This is MY Me Too Moment!
People in Hell need ice water...
too bad so sad. sink
Well, it was NEW YORK, that caused all of this melt down. Maybe they can SINK.... into the ocean.
New York, and Albany needs to stop wasting the money, and taking away the rights of the rest of the people who live in the State.
Better ask the elites in the Upper West Side and in the Hamptons to pay their fair share then.
The US needs to tax the kr@p out of NYC to pay for their past mistakes and to help them actually invest for the future.
Partisan Media Shills update.
Dems are ok with re-balancing the books on the back of the dead.
FU , All Public Employee’s should be required to take a 90 day Furlough UNPAID, and Forced LOCKDOWN in their homes.
Sucks it NY
Cuomo and his fellow democrat corrupto-Americans must be taking a big hit to their stock portfolios thanks to COVID.
Up your nose with a rubber hose, New York.
Venezuela here we come...
Trump to NY: Drop dead.
This is the price for being a sanctuary city. Im in one and they can all go to hell.
They can start with the 500 million De Blasio’s wife stole.
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