October 22, 2007

Yes, We Pay, EVERY DAY

Today on Gotham Gazette.com:
Paying the Price for Living in New York
by Courtney Gross, October 22, 2007 According to a report released by the Fiscal Policy Institute last month, the wage for professional occupations and high-end earners increased steadily from 2000 through 2006 statewide, but those on the lower end of the salary totem pole have seen their earnings stagnate. While some who hold lucrative jobs on Wall Street hardly flinch at the possibility of an upcoming subway fare increase or Con Ed rate hike, for low income New Yorkers the slightest rise can mean added expenses that they just cannot afford.

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