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This edition: Death & Taxes: Fair Share Reform in New York

Episode Details

Original tape date: March 24, 2009.

Moderator Bob Liff and 4 experts debate the “Millionaire’s Tax” in New York State.  The panel examines the current economic crisis and service cuts in New York, while weighing the impact of higher tax rates for New Yorkers who earn more than $250,000.  The panel debates the merits and pitfalls of a “Millionaire’s Tax,” while analyzing the history of taxation in New York.  The panel also explores the politics of the “Fair Share Tax Reform” bill, which has produced enormous controversy in the New York State Legislature, as well as in the Governor’s Mansion in Albany.

Guest List

Jason Kang Angell Director, Center for Working Families

Mark Lieberman Senior Economist, Fox Business Network

Bob Liff Senior Vice President, George Arzt Communications

E.J. McMahon Senior Fellow, Center for Civic Innovation, The Manhattan Institute

Prof. Immanuel Ness Professor, Political Science Dept., Brooklyn College/CUNY