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posted 3/21/12

News from the Counter Budget Release:


Gannett News

posted 12/1/11

Cuomo hedges on millionaire's tax

Editorial Board panelists urge extension of state's 'millionaires tax'

Call the Governor Today and Tell Him You Give a Big Thumbs Up for Progressive Tax Reform

posted, 10/28/11
National NPR Story on Millionaires Tax

For Immediate Release, 10/17/11:
Community Groups, Labor Launch Campaign to Stop Huge State Tax Break For Millionaires.

News Coverage: 10/17/11

NY State Budget Protest at the Capitol March 30, 2011:

News 10 Coverage

News 6 Coverage

Why Does Fred Dicker Hate Deutsch so Much?

News Channel 13: Hannah Thompson (9 year old 4th grader from Galway)

City Hall on Moving Forward Post Budget

Fox News Coverage

Mid Hudson News: Thousands converge on State Capital as lawmakers vote on budget


Times Union: Legislature OKs budget as protesters make final drive against cuts

Protesters eat, protest some more

Lawmakers Spar Over Taxing the Rich

NY Legislature passes historic on-time budget

State budget approved

No pizza, no peace! No pizza, no peace! (video added!) X2

More video from Capitol budget protest

The protest collective plots its strategy

Big Finish To A Day Of Protests

Budget Passes, Protesters Angry Over Locked Doors

Protesters hold camp-in at the Capitol


Security officials prepare for 'Wisconsin-style' protest
March 30, 2011

A last stand against budget reductions
March 30, 2011

Sounds of silence, fury at cuts
March 29, 2011

What you won't see in New York's budget
March 28, 2011

Sharing in the Solution: An Open Letter from Upper-Income New Yorkers
to the Governor and the New York State Legislature

March 24, 2011

Wealthy New Yorkers Declare: "We are willing and able to sharein the solution to our state's budget crisis"
March 24, 2011

Balcony Supports "Shared Sacrifice" to Continue NY State Higher Tax on the Wealthy
March 14, 2011

Going For Broke: Against all odds, Assembly Democrats persist on pushing millionaire’s tax extension
March 11, 2011

New York Sen. Bonacic suggests tax on rich
March 11, 2011

Rally in Albany (View Slideshow)
March 1, 2011

Thousands lobby over budget at State Capitol
March 1, 2011

Lobbyists press lawmakers, one month from budget deadline
March 1, 2011

Groups push forward with “tax the rich” campaign
March 1, 2011

Protestors rail against Cuomo’s stance on income-tax surcharge,
some arrested

March 2, 2011

Blog: Capital Confidential
How many people were in West Capitol Park?
March 1, 2011

Groups Band Together To Push Millionaire’s Tax
Feb. 3, 2011

The Case For The Millionaire’s Tax
Feb. 3, 2011


New York Not-for-Profits Urge Leaders to Restore Vetoes and Not Break their Promise
July 27, 2010

Look to Wall Street for help

April 12, 2010

The Better Choice Budget Campaign announces the start of a statewide TV ad campaign

Campaign Launches TV Ads Focused on Closing Corporate Tax Loopholes and Asking Wall Street to Help Bail Out Main Street

Balancing the New York State Budget in an Economically Sensible Manner
Frank Mauro, Executive Director of the Fiscal Policy Institute


Better Choice Budget Campaign endorsed by Guardian UK (3/24)

Better Choice Budget Campaign FACT SHEET:
Reduce the Stock Transfer Tax Rebate to 80%
February 22, 2010

Advocates Join Together to Urge Governor and the Legislature to Make “Better Choices” To Balance the State Budget
Call Upon Wall Street and the Federal Government to Help Main Street
February 22, 2010

Chart: Revenue-Raising and Cost-Saving Options
February 22, 2010

Testimony to the Senate and Assembly Joint Fiscal Committees 2010-11 Executive Budget Proposal
February 1, 2010

contact: Ron Deutsch, Executive Director
office: (518) 452-2130    fax: (518) 869-8649   cell: (518) 469-6769 
212 Great Oaks Blvd. Albany, New York 12203