TAXATION: Corn for Geese

Kernel of the U. S. Supreme Court's historic ruling on the salaries of Port of New York Authority employes, making them subject to Federal income tax, was that the Authority, an autonomous body set up jointly by New York and New Jersey, is not essential to the existence of either State (TIME, June 13). If that kind of corn is good for the Federal gander, argued New York's Attorney General John J. Bennett in a brief he filed with Supreme Court last week, then it is also good for State geese.

He appealed the...

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