Center for Working Families


CWF responds to tax deal

For immediate release: December 6, 2011

Contact: Chloe Tribich, Communications Director, at (347) 573-0773 (mobile) // (212) 206-9168 x14 (desk)

Statement of Sunshine Ludder, Senior Economic Policy Strategist, about Governor Cuomo’s tax deal

“Governor Cuomo and the legislative leaders’…

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December 6th, 2011

News Leadstory A Upside Down

Where are the millionaires?

How many New Yorkers actually pay the state’s millionaires tax?

We analyzed the latest New York State Department of Taxation and Finance data and found:

•  Only one in 38 state income-tax filers are subject to…

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November 19th, 2011

Related: , publications

Progressive taxation is what will help restore economy

Check out Dave Palmer’s letter to the editor of the Buffalo News:

Progressive taxation is what will help restore the economy

Updated: November 10, 2011, 6:36 AM

Rod Watson is right: Our country’s income gap is a powerful argument…

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November 11th, 2011


News Leadstory A Upside Down

Where’s the morality?

November 10, 2011


Where’s the morality in cutting services for the vast majority while lowering taxes for the rich?

That’s what New Yorkers like Daily News columnist Juan Gonzalez are asking.

Our research shows that, in 2008, less than…

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November 10th, 2011

NY electeds use CWF research to call for extension of millionaires tax

October 25, 2011
Contact: Benita Lewis 518-455-5347 or 518-505-9902
New York State Black, Puerto Rican, Hispanic and Asian Legislative Caucus


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October 25th, 2011


Dave Palmer calls for voter owned elections

Read Dave Palmer’s letter to the editor of the Times Union on public financing.

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October 21st, 2011

Related: democracy

Campaign to end tax break for millionaires seizes headlines

Today’s launch of the campaign end the millionaires tax break — scheduled to kick in on December 31st -forced the issue into headlines across the state:

The Republic: Wall Street protesters, supporters rally at New York’s City Hall for extending…

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October 17th, 2011


CWF helps launch campaign to stop millionaire tax breaks


The 99 New York coalition burst onto the scene today. Its cause? Ending New York’s tax break for millionaires, scheduled to go into effect on December 31st. The campaign launch occurred at City Hall at 12noon. Similar news conferences were held in Albany and Buffalo, and more are scheduled tomorrow in other upstate cities.

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October 17th, 2011

News Leadstory A Upside Down

What’s the cost of a millionaires tax cut?

Why do so many New Yorkers support the millionaires tax?

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October 12th, 2011

CWF Responds to Millionaires March

Statement of Dave Palmer, Executive Director, on Millionaires March

Today’s “Millionaires Marchers” are on the mark: To get people back to work, we must spend money to educate our children and fix our infrastructure, not on windfall tax breaks for the wealthiest.

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October 11th, 2011


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