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Critics say extending 'temporary' tax bad for NY

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ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Critics are say a proposal to extend a "temporary" income tax hike for the second time in the state budget currently under negotiation is bad for New York.

E.J. McMahon of the Manhattan Institute says the proposal is a political ploy to avoid extending the tax when it's due to expire in 2014, an election year.

The proposal being considered in closed-door talks was first revealed last week by The Associated Press citing officials close to