http://www.change.org/petitions/view/let_the_empire_state_finance_its_own_budget_gap - Petition to set up a State Bank in NY and pay the debt from the state CAFR.
http://www.osc.state.ny.us/finance/finreports/cafr09.pdf - NY State 2009 CAFR
http://economics.ucr.edu/papers/papers08/08-12old.pdf - The Hidden Taxable Capacity of Land : Enough and to Spare Mason Gaffney July 3, 2008. Accepted for publication in the International J. of Social Economics, Summer 2008
http://groups.google.com/group/common-ground-nyc/files - 238 Peer-reviewed studies by Professor Steven Cord
 S ee page 21 of the accompanying 2009 annual report of the BND for more details.
 BND restricts loans to businesses and individuals with net worth <$500,000 http://www.banknd.com/lending_services/2009/legislativeprogramchanges.pdf
 C urrent pension fund contributions of $2.9 billion (pg. 43) and benefits paid of $7.4 billion
 Various flaws in the city's 6 property tax class system, and chronic underassessments, may mean this figure is really twice as high - $1 Trillion. If so, "a levy of less than 4.3% on the true market value of land (well below the capitalization rate) would raise enough revenue to replace all other municipal taxes in New York City"such a lifting of tax burdens would greatly increase the volume of economic activity in the city"" pg. 10, Lindy Davies, Henry George Institute: New York City Property Taxes: From the Ridiculous to the Sublime, 02/28/2010