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01-21-2013, 12:37 PM
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Originally Posted by machpo View Post
That's cute and all, but I suspect you'd be singing a different tune if upstate had to do without the tax revenues that nyc generates that benefit the whole state.
I think NYC benefits far more than Upstate does with their subsidized utilities, and the fact that a lion's share of government spending goes straight to NYC. Without the city, NY state would probably be more akin to Wisconsin and turning a profit yearly as its primarily agriculture.

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