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Empire Center for Public Policy

PO Box 7113

Albany, NY 12224



The Empire Center for Public Policy, Inc. is an independent, non-partisan, non-profit think tank based in Albany, New York


Our mission is to make New York a better place to live and work by promoting public policy reforms grounded in free-market principles, personal responsibility, and the ideals of effective and accountable government.

Our vision is for a growing economy and a vibrant private sector throughout the Empire State, creating new opportunities for an informed and engaged citizenry grounded in strong local communities and civic institutions.

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