Nothing better illustrates Albany's new tensions than a pair of opposing statements, issued this week, on New York City's effort to reinstate its .45 percent income tax on nonresidents who commute to jobs in the five boroughs. Nothing better illustrates Albany's new tensions than a pair of opposing statements, issued this week, on New York City's effort to reinstate its .45 percent income tax on nonresidents who commute to jobs in the five boroughs. Ironically, Kruger belongs to the supposedly renegade "gang of three" Democrats who, Senate Republicans claim, could help re-elect Skelos as majority leader when a new Legislature convenes in January - despite a new 32-30 Democratic edge.
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