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Budget savings

Reform to save WNY businesses millions

April 15, 2013

Unemployment insurance and workers’ compensation reform in the state’s 2013-14 budget will save Western New York businesses more than $60 million. According to a news release from Gov....

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Apr-15-13 1:04 PM

as Christopher says we should take, take, take and just keep taking. The money is not yours it there's. Here is a novel idea, why not go back to the days when the federal government did not even have an income tax. Oh wait, that means there might be less to take and take. Or how about this, since everyone has a stake in the game how about a head tax, that is the fairest tax since we all have just have one vote.

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Apr-15-13 9:39 AM

I think we should cut out tax breaks for any business shipping their jobs overseas. I think we should stop paying large corporate farms to NOT grow things, I think we should tax ALL income as income, I think we should return tax levels for millionaires to previous levels of 40%. I think we should eliminate any cap for Social Security taxable income. It'd do a lot more for the economy than your usual anti-union rhetoric.

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Apr-15-13 8:45 AM

Anything they do to make the state more business friendly is a step in the right direction. I never could understand why workers who go on strike can be eligible for unemployment benefits. It forces employers to subsidize the strikers that are hurting the business. Strikes should be outlawed. If you don't like your pay or benefits - go get another job!

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