It’s time for our legislators in both houses and both parties to make some tough decisions and give local governments, schools and the taxpayers who support them a fighting change by reforming mandates.
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Tagged: 2% property tax cap
With the regional council plans submitted, now is the time to focus on improving the regulatory environment so businesses can create jobs.
It is clear that the effects of Tropical Storm Irene will be felt in our Upstate communities for some time. While all reports indicate that we were prepared for the storm, it is a reminder of how little control we humans have over Mother Nature. So now the clean-up begins. And as if that won’t […]
From the Desk of the Executive Director Brian Sampson What’s Inside A Message from Brian Sampson 2011 Legislative Session Ends* Power NY Approved* Governor Reaches Agreement with State’s Largest Employee Union* High Profile and Significant Bills That Passed Both Houses This Session* BNP to Hold Accelerate Upstate Conference* Medicaid Redesign Team Update* Board of Regents […]
Recent polling indicates there is overwhelming support amongst New Yorker’s for a property tax cap. A May 19th Siena poll indicated that 71% of residents support the tax cap. A poll released just yesterday by Quinnipiac University, identified that the cap had a 56 – 37 percent backing among voters in union households. Yet today, […]
As you may have heard by now, yesterday there was a three way agreement reached on a property tax cap for residents and businesses in New York. While they are still working out some details, this is a great opportunity for our taxes to stabilize and ultimately go down. While this is not a perfect […]