Tuesday, March 14, 2017

New York Dead Last, Yet Again | Reclaim New York

New York Dead Last, Yet Again | Reclaim New York: Another day, another list showing New York at the bottom. And it’s a longer list than usual.

This time, it’s the Ohio-based Buckeye Institute’s ranking of “economic freedom,” which placed New York not only behind 49 U.S. states, but also behind several Canadian provinces.

It’s not much of a surprise, since we have some of the country’s highest taxes, worst regulatory climate and backward rent control laws. Airbnb has been essentially outlawed in New York City, and you cannot get a ride from Uber or Lyft on Long Island or in upstate.

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