NEW YORK'S FUTURE IS HANGING IN THE BALANCE

NEW YORK BEFORE THE PANDEMIC

New York is one of the leaders in inequality between working people and the ultrarich.

“Top 1 percent make 44 times more than the bottom 99 percent statewide…” 

  • The worst inequality of any state in the nation
  • 12 years of austerity budgets
  • Harsh racial disparities in education, healthcare, housing & jobs

COVID-19 MADE IT ALL WORSE

The COVID-19 pandemic has laid bare deep societal inequalities that have existed all along. The burdens of this virus are falling on our most vulnerable.


WHILE NEW YORK LOST MORE THAN THREE MILLION JOBS ...

3,671,729

Initial unemployment claims, March - November, 2020

THE ULTRAWEALTHY ARE GETTING EVEN RICHER.

Over $81 billion

Amount NY's billionaires have made during the pandemic
  • 32 Billionaires saw their wealth go up by 10% or more. 
  • 118 New York billionaires have grown their total wealth to over $600 billion.
  • The richest New Yorker, Mike Bloomberg, saw his wealth rise by 6.8 billion during the pandemic.

NOW, OUR STATE FACES A FISCAL CRISIS

We are looking at almost $10 billion in budget cuts. These cuts will do serious damage to our most critical services and essential workers.

School Funding In New York State

K12 & Higher Education

Public Service Funding

Public Services

Health Care Funding In New York State

Health Care

Public Housing Funding in New York

Housing

We Have a Choice.
We Can Raise Revenue and Rebuild New York State.

WHAT'S WORTH MORE TO US?

We can raise revenue from our wealthiest citizens and save our society.

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