The wages and taxes paid by your gas, electric and steam companies last year were equal to the entire cost of relief for the needy in New York City during 1933, including both private contributions and public funds.
Our payroll alone was greater than the money provided for wage relief in this city through public and private sources combined.
Taxes charged against these companies exceeded the amount spent locally for wage relief by public agencies.
These sums represent a direct contribution on the part pf your utilities to the social and economic well-being of the community.
Together, taxes and wages take up approximately 45% of every dollar you pay for electricity and gas.
Every person who pays taxes, or who earns a living in New York City, benefits proportionately from these amounts which are regularly made available through the operations of your gas and electric utilities.
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The Gas and Electric Companies Affiliated with Consolidated Gas Company of New York