It is a delicate balance for governments  to honor the past while still continuing to move the communities forward and provide services to current taxpayers.  That is a paradigm that is being felt across the country and if not already, very soon right here in New York.

Nicole Gelinas from the Manhattan Institute highlights some of the challenges and the unfortunate results that arise for the shift.  Let’s hope that our elected officials in New York can get this right before we head down a similar path.