property tax http://wamc.org en Cuomo Pushes Property Tax Freeze, Support Lags In Legislature http://wamc.org/post/cuomo-pushes-property-tax-freeze-support-lags-legislature <p>New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has enlisted the aid of some local government leaders to promote his tax freeze proposal, which has been losing ground in the New York State legislature. Mon, 17 Mar 2014 22:06:00 +0000 Karen DeWitt 86051 at http://wamc.org Cuomo Pushes Property Tax Freeze, Support Lags In Legislature Cuomo Starts New Push For Tax Freeze Proposal http://wamc.org/post/cuomo-starts-new-push-tax-freeze-proposal <p>New York Governor Andrew Cuomo is starting a new push for his property tax freeze plan, while counties in the state say they have a better idea, which they say could result in lower property taxes in New York for even longer. Thu, 27 Feb 2014 23:06:00 +0000 Karen DeWitt 84811 at http://wamc.org Cuomo Starts New Push For Tax Freeze Proposal City Budget Is Final, But Debate Continues http://wamc.org/post/city-budget-final-debate-continues <p>The &nbsp;city of Springfield, Massachusetts will begin a new fiscal year on Monday July 1<sup>st</sup> with a balanced budget.&nbsp; The conclusion this week of the annual budget debate in city hall left unresolved several issues that resonate beyond Springfield.&nbsp;</p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Springfield Mayor Domenic Sarno praised the city council’s &nbsp;12 to 2 vote to adopt a $572 million budget. He said it will maintain current municipal employment levels and keep core city services intact.</p> Fri, 28 Jun 2013 16:15:00 +0000 Paul Tuthill 68079 at http://wamc.org City Budget Is Final, But Debate Continues State Help Sought For City's Finances http://wamc.org/post/state-help-sought-citys-finances <p>The city of Springfield Massachusetts is facing serious financial problems, again. The city&#39;s mayor and members of his finance team met in Boston Monday with the Speaker of the Massachusetts House and the State Senate President to appeal for help.&nbsp; WAMC&#39;s Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill reports.</p><p>&nbsp;</p> Tue, 08 May 2012 16:31:07 +0000 Paul Tuthill 38526 at http://wamc.org State Help Sought For City's Finances