New York State property tax cap http://wamc.org en Business Groups Knock Cuomo's Tax-Freeze Plan http://wamc.org/post/business-groups-knock-cuomos-tax-freeze-plan <p>Both houses of the New York state legislature are making changes to Andrew Governor Cuomo’s tax freeze plan in their budget proposals. And now, small business groups are speaking out, saying the proposal favors some homeowners, at their expense. Thu, 13 Mar 2014 22:06:00 +0000 Karen DeWitt 85812 at http://wamc.org Business Groups Knock Cuomo's Tax-Freeze Plan 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 NY School Districts Ready For Budget Re-votes http://wamc.org/post/ny-school-districts-ready-budget-re-votes <p>BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — New York School districts that saw budgets fail in May will put plans up for new votes Tuesday.&nbsp; Under the state's tax cap law, school districts have two chances to get budgets passed. If they fail both times, they can't raise taxes at all in the next school year.<br><br>A handful of districts are putting the same budgets on the ballot after narrow defeats the first time around.<br><br>Other districts made additional cuts in staffing and programs to reduce tax increases.<br> Mon, 17 Jun 2013 20:53:46 +0000 Dave Lucas 67235 at http://wamc.org NY School Districts Ready For Budget Re-votes Richard Iannuzzi: Standing Up for Equity in Education http://wamc.org/post/richard-iannuzzi-standing-equity-education <p>Many listeners of this radio station awakened recently to the news that the teachers union has gone to court seeking to have New York State’s property tax cap declared unconstitutional.<br><br>The property tax cap is, understandably, very popular.&nbsp; And, as president of New York State United Teachers, I suspect our decision to challenge it will be unpopular. Thu, 21 Feb 2013 20:43:13 +0000 Richard Iannuzzi 58330 at http://wamc.org Richard Iannuzzi - Taking New York's Tax Cap to Court http://wamc.org/post/richard-iannuzzi-taking-new-yorks-tax-cap-court <p>The New York State United Teachers Union today filed suit in New York State Supreme Court in Albany to challenge the state's the 2% property tax cap enacted in June 2011.</p><p>WAMC's Brian Shields was joined by NYSUT President Richard Iannuzzi to talk about the lawsuit. &nbsp;</p><p></p> Wed, 20 Feb 2013 17:37:06 +0000 Brian Shields 58189 at http://wamc.org Richard Iannuzzi - Taking New York's Tax Cap to Court Tim Kremer - executive director, the New York State School Boards Association http://wamc.org/post/tim-kremer-executive-director-new-york-state-school-boards-association <p>School budget votes will be held across New York next Tuesday, and this will be the first year that districts must comply with the state&rsquo;s new two percent property tax cap. Most of the school budgets to be decided next week are within the cap, but school officials say it will come at a cost. WAMC&rsquo;s Brian Shields spoke with Tim Kremer, executive director of the New York State School Boards Association.</p> Wed, 09 May 2012 16:35:00 +0000 Brian Shields 38606 at http://wamc.org Midday Magazine - Tim Kremer, New York State School Boards Association http://wamc.org/post/midday-magazine-tim-kremer-new-york-state-school-boards-association <p>As some education advocates praise the additional school funding announced as part of the New York State budget agreement, schools must now work through their own budgets, while, for the first time, considering the state&rsquo;s 2 percent property tax cap.</p><p>WAMC&rsquo;s Patrick Donges spoke to Tim Kremer, executive director of the New York State School Boards Association, on the fiscal future of New York&rsquo;s schools in the wake of yesterday&rsquo;s budget agreement.</p> Wed, 28 Mar 2012 16:00:00 +0000 Patrick Donges 35635 at http://wamc.org