By David W. Chen and Michael Babaro
September 23rd, 2008
The New York Times
-Bush approves $1.5 trillion into economy, value of dollar goes down, prices go up.
Why are property taxes increasing in New York City?
Who might oppose such an increase?
Potter: I DON’T KNOW
Matt B: increases are from money made from taxes
Sanaa: tax raise= prices of goods and gas go up, citizens will want a pay raise
Mr. Brown: If you raise taxes, why don’t wages go up?
Matt B: $400 to families is a diversion from tax hikes
Kaitlyn: public transportation prices going up, there will be more bikes as people try to save money.
John Ray: property taxes effect everyone that owns property. Prices could level out.
Mr. Brown: Pensions, retirement, city employees could be hurt by property tax increases.
Apeksha: Everybody moves to Florida. Why can’t we just make the economy like it was in 2000?