On April 26th the Rye, Rye Brook and Port Chester Chapter of the League of Women Voters hosted a panel discussion on unfunded state mandates and mandate relief in New York State. Panel members included: Rob Astorino – Westchester County Executive, Joan Feinstein – Mayor of Rye Brook, NY, Stephen Acquario – Executive Director of […]
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Tagged: 2% tax cap
Wednesday Governor Cuomo gave his second State of the State address. We can all agree we want New York to succeed. Last year the legislature successfully passed the 2% tax cap and new tax reforms. This year the Governor hopes to balance the budget, reform public pensions, and promote economic development, including a second round of regional economic development awards.
On Tuesday, April 12, Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos, Assembly Minority Leader Brian Kolb, a large number of legislators from both sides of the aisle and representatives from key pro-tax cap organizations – including Unshackle Upstate – called on the Assembly Majority to pass the 2-percent tax cap bill. The event was packed with media […]